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End of Cape Naturaliste Road, Near Dunsborough, 270km (3.5 hours) south of Perth
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Sugarloaf Rock WA
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About Cape Naturaliste to Sugarloaf Rock, Dunsborough
The new 'Access for More' section of the Cape to Cape Walk Track runs between the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and Sugarloaf Rock. This is a world class, levelled and bituminised Class 2 trail that provides an exceptional experience to walkers of all abilities. It also incorporates more than 1 kilometre of timber boardwalk.
It is suitable for people in wheelchairs, being graded 1 in 12. It can be accessed by road at either end.
It offers excellent views of the coast and whales may be spotted June- October.
Other trails from the lighthouse include:
Whale Lookout Walk Trail
Distance: 2.4km (return) Class: 2
Cape Naturaliste Track
Distance 4km Class: 2
Bunker Bay Loop
Distance 3.6km Class 3
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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).
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.
FacilitiesAll the facilities are at the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse.
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- Interpretive Centre
- Parking for Disabled
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
Best time of year
Prohibited ItemsNo pets permitted
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Accessible BoardwalkThis first section of the Cape to Cape Track has a wheelchair accessible Boardwalk.
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