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About Desert View Walk Trail, Nambung NP
From the Pinnacles Discovery Centre Car Park, follow the concrete path for about 200 metres until you reach the sign at the start of the trail.
This 1.6 km trail is a great way to view this stunning landscape from a different perspective than the usual drive trail.
Comprised of firm yellow sand, the trail is mostly flat, with only a few gentle rises. It is well signed with emu footprint markers.
From the highest point the views extend out across the desert to the Indian Ocean in the west. There is a viewing platform about 500 metres from the start of the trail.
The Pinnacles Desert and the Desert View Walk Trail are located in the Nambung National Park about 2 hours drive north of Perth City via a sealed road.
Be trail ready for Desert View Walk Trail, Nambung NP
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Less than 1 hour
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails)
- Minimum 2 litres of water per person per day
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Map or guide book where suggested
- Snacks and/or lunch depending on length of trail
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- First Aid kit
Follow the concrete path form the Discovery Centre Car Park to the start of the trail
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.
Hazards & WarningsIt gets very hot in summer, so plan to walk in the cooler months or early morning and carry plenty of water.
During summer periods carry sufficient water and follow the Emu Trail totems to prevent wandering off the trail.
Let someone know outside of your group know your plans.
- Car Park
- Interpretive Centre
- All accessible parking
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- All accessible toilet facilities
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
Best time of year
During the cooler months or early mornings
National Park entrance fees apply
Self Drive to the Pinnacles Discovery Centre in the Nambung National Park about 2 hours north of Perth City
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