Mt Arid, Cape Arid NP

Need to Know

  • Time

    3 hours
  • Distance

    4km return
  • Trail Start

    Enter onto Yokinup bay via Thomas River rd. Follow the beach and headlands around for 20km until turnoff for Mt Arid carpark
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Grade 5 - Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Walks may be more than 20km.

    Trail not well marked and final section exposed with slip risks. 4WD difficulty is beach driving on soft sand and changeable beach conditions. Can only get through on low tide. Be aware of weather conditions and sea conditions before setting off.

  • What to Pack?

    Take ample water with you. No drinking water available in the park.

    Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.  Show Pack

  • Best Time of the Year

    All year round. Beware of tides and sea conditions.
  • Facilities

    • Car Park
  • Fees

    National Park fees
  • Hazards & Warnings

    This is a remote section of the park it is your responsibility for your safety. Water crossing, beaches maybe washed out after high tides, trail is made of natural surfaces so can be slippery in wet conditions. Do not attempt to walk on windy days.
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    Cape Arid National Park is 125km (1.5hours) east of Esperance. To start of trail is another 50km (1hour)
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service
    Telephone: 08 9083 2100
    Web: https://exploreparks.dbca.wa.gov.au/park/cape-arid
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/exploreparkswa
    Twitter: @exploreparksWA


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