A playground of natural bushland, wildflowers, waterfalls. The region (45 mins East of Perth City) is frequented by locals seeking to escape the city every weekend.
This region's character townships of Mundaring, Kalamunda and Armadale, exude country charm and views that are breath taking. The hills are a quaint escape from Perth offering its visitors a chance to reconnect with nature.
Perth Hills is renowned for its walk trails and bike tracks - which weave through native bushland. Babbling brooks, waterfalls and dams provide perfect picnics spots to hike or a place for a picturesque stroll - all so close to Perth city. With the Bibbulmun Track, Kep Track and Railway Reserves Heritage Trail - 'The Hills' are a hub for hiking enthusiasts - regardless of their interests or experience levels.
The Kep Track is a multi-use trail for hikers, bikers, horse riders and some wheelchair accessible portions and uses the rail formation between Mundaring in the Perth Hills, to Northam, east of Perth. The trail can take anywhere from a one to two hour walk, a bush outing for you and your horse, or a cycle adventure of several days.
Home to Kalamunda Mountain Bike Trails, which are known as the largest and most popular network of trails in WA. Riders can start from several car parks in the network which offers a wide variety of trails from skills loops for beginners to shuttle runs for downhill riders.
- Hike/walk: Bibbulmun Track (short sections or multi-day), Railway Reserves Heritage Trail, Eagle View Walk - John Forrest National Park.
- Bike: Kalamunda Mountain Bike Trails, Munda Biddi Trail (short sections or multi-day).
- Aboriginal Heritage: Kep Track (short sections or multi-day)
Accessible Trail Options:
- Sections of the Kep Track are wheelchair accessible.