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Cockatoo Circuit, Bungendore Park

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 1.7 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

The Cockatoo Circuit trail in Bungendore Park is a 1.7km one-way loop, covering an area that is rich in Orchids during spring and keep an eye out for a family of Black-gloved Wallabies that reside around here.
Also a popular nesting and congregation area of the Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.
The park, located in the Wungong Regional Park is located 3 kilometres south east of Armadale high in the Darling Scarp.

Cockatoo Circuit Bungendore Park P H A V C 1
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Admiral Road, Bedfordale

Information about the three Cockatoo species and their preferred habitats and habits within the park.
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The Cockatoo Circuit is accessed from the Admiral Road trailhead, located 350 metres west of the Admiral Road carpark.

Discover Bungendore Park's rich biodiversity. Listen for the call of cockatoos as they fly between Wungong Gorge and Bungendore Park. The trail also crosses a pocket of important dieback free vegetation. Please take care to clean boots and hiking poles at cleaning stations provided.

No bushwalking experince is required to follow this trail.

Originally gazetted a timber reserve in 1897, Bungendore Park was repurposed as Parklands in 1908 and classified an 'A' Class reserve. 

With a history of timber and gravel extraction as well as firewood and honey production, Bungendore Park is now an area managed for conservation and passive recreation by the Bungendore Park Environmental Group and the City of Armadale. Covering 498 hectares, Bungendore, which is part of the Wungong Regional Park, has had many long-term scientific surveys highlighting the great conservation value of the park.

Several books on the park are available to purchase from the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre or brochures available from Bungendore Park Environmental Group at

Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre

(08) 9394 5410

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Time / Duration

30 - 40 minutes


1.7km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Admiral Road, Bedfordale

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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.

Hazards & Warnings

Snakes can be active in this area during the warmer months (August through to April). Fire danger should be considered.


Dogs are permitted in the park, but must be kept on leash at all times.
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Shaded Area

Best time of year

Year around

Trail Access

2WD road access. Admiral Road, off Albany Highway, Bedfordale

Prohibited Items

Only authorised vehicles are permitted in the park. Horses only permitted on designated bridle trails.
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