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Cathedral Rocks Walk, Kwolyin

  • 1-3 hours
  • 2 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

This two kilometre loop trail takes you through the open jam and york gum woodland to towering individual rocks protruding from the bushland. It then traverses the rock where you may find orchids, mosses and ferns.

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Coarin Rock, near Kwolyin, 200km east of Perth (2.5hours) along Quairading-Bruce Rock Road.

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This trail traverses the rock on the opposite side of the highway to the Railway Walk and Granite Gardens Walk.

Kwolyin is about 200km (2.5 hours) via York. It's about 100km east of York and 40km west of Bruce Rock.  While you are in the area check out the Wheatbelt's newest self-drive trail - the Granite Way. The 60km trail takes visitors on a journey to some of the most amazing and iconic granite rocks in the Wheatbelt, spectacular nature reserves and farming vistas.

To get there from Perth, travel east on Great Eastern/ Southern Highway towards York, then follow the road sign to Quairading and then Bruce Rock. The campsite is on the left-hand side off Quairading-Bruce Rock road, clearly signposted about 40km before Bruce Rock. 

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Time / Duration

1.5 hours

Length

2km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Coarin Rock, near Kwolyin, 200km east of Perth (2.5hours) along Quairading-Bruce Rock Road.

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 2

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.

Facilities

Free camping at Coarin Rock with camp kitchen and toilet facilities. There is an excellent information board at the campsite which identifies many flowers.
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Coach Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Water Access Points

Best time of year

May to November

Trail Access

Road 2WD

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