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Cockatoo Circuit, Bungendore Park Cockatoo Circuit, Bungendore Park

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

      Easy trail with modified or hardened surface, and gentle hills or occasional steps. Clear directional signage. No bushwalking experience required. May be suitable for assisted wheelchair users (if ramps are provided at steps).

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.

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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 - Hiking & Long Distance Trails (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

Admiral Road, Bedfordale

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Class 2

Easy trail with modified or hardened surface, and gentle hills or occasional steps. Clear directional signage. No bushwalking experience required. May be suitable for assisted wheelchair users (if ramps are provided at steps).

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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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1 trail goers have rated Cockatoo Circuit, Bungendore Park as 3 out of 5!

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Natalie Silk

Reviewed 29 May 2023, 9:46am

Easy walk/run, gentle slopes and very well marked.

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