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Starts at the Pioneer Museum in Northcliffe which is 349 km (4.5 hours) south of Perth
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About Bardi Creek Trail, Northcliffe
The Bardi Creek Trail leaves from the back of the Northcliffe Pioneer Museum in the center of town. Follow the trail for 700m into Northcliffe Forest Park and you will find the enchanted Arcadia picnic spot in the middle of the forest. This trail is also part of the Bibbulmun Track.
The walk takes you through coastal swamp vegetation, and will take you back to town. In winter, take care as you use the stepping stones to cross Bardi Creek, and in summer watch for flashes of colour from the bright red bottlebrush.
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Time / Duration
40 minutes return
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails)
- Minimum 2 litres of water per person per day
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Map or guide book where suggested
- Snacks and/or lunch depending on length of trail
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- First Aid kit
No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km. Suitable for families with young children.
FacilitiesLong drop toilets at Acacia picnic site.
- Car Park
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
Best time of year
All year round
No fees apply
Drive or bus to Northcliffe. Walk from town.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
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