Top Trail:  Coastal Trail, Cape Le Grand NP

Need to Know

  • Time

    1 hour to 2 days depending on section chosen.
  • Distance

    Up to 20km
  • Trail Start

    Rossiter Beach, Cape Le Grand National Park. Approximately 50km south east of Esperance, or a 30 minute drive.
  • Trail End

    Le Grand Beach, Cape Le Grand National Park
  • 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.

    Hellfire Bay to Le Grand Beach is the hardest section. For an easy option walk from Lucky Bay to Thistle Cove.

  • What to Pack?

    + extra water

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

  • Best Time of the Year

    September to January, March to May
  • Facilities

    Free gas BBQs located at Lucky Bay, Hellfire Bay and Le Grand Beach. Camping grounds at Lucky Bay and Le Grand Beach. Fees apply.

    • BBQ Facilities
    • Camping
    • Car Park
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet
    • View Platform
  • Fees

    National Park fees apply
  • Hazards & Warnings

    The trail surface comprises granite rock, sand, gravel and boardwalk, with the steep slopes of granite becoming slippery when wet. From Thistle Cove the trail is mostly granite which becomes dangerously slippery when wet, so caution is required. Ring DPAW for current track conditions.
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets are not allowed. Open fires not permitted.
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    Road, air or bus to Esperance. Road to trail.
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service
    Telephone: (08) 9842 4500
    Web: http://exploreparks.dbca.wa.gov.au/park/cape-le-grand
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/exploreparkswa
    Twitter: @ExploreParksWA


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