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About Big Swamp Walk, Bunbury
The Big Swamp Walk is home to over 60 species of birdlife, including the Australasian grebe, white-faced heron, dusky moorhen and purple swamphen.The wetland is a popular place for bird enthusiasts. The path has a number of lookouts including a wooden boardwalk through paperbarks and a bird hide in the middle of the wetland – which is an excellent place to observed native birds in their natural environment.
Be trail ready for Big Swamp Walk, Bunbury
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Up to 1 hour
2.5km loop with the detours to the boardwalks
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Prince Philip Drive, South Bunbury, 172km (1hr 50mins) south of Perth
No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- Access without assistance for the Disabled
- BBQ Facilities
- Bicycle Path
- Bicycle Rack
- Car Park
- Child Activities
- Dog Friendly
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- View Platform
Best time of year
All year round
Drive, bus, train or fly to Bunbury
Prohibited ItemsDogs are allowed on the outer path but not the boardwalks.
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Big Swamp WalkBoardwalk to a lookout over Big Swamp
Big Swamp WalkBoardwalk through the paperbarks
Big Swamp WalkBoardwalk through the paperbark trees
Big Swamp WalkBig Samp wetlands
Big Swamp WalkSwans on the wetlands
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