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Desert View Walk Trail, Nambung NP

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

A short 1.6 km, fairly easy walk through the Pinnacles Desert.

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Trail Start

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Follow the concrete path form the Discovery Centre Car Park to the start of the trail

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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.

Pinnacles Visitor Centre

(08) 9652 7700

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

Less than 1 hour

Length

1.6km

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Follow the concrete path form the Discovery Centre Car Park to the start of the trail

Get directions

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

It gets very hot in summer, so plan to walk in the cooler months or early morning and carry plenty of water.

Facilities

  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Kiosk
  • Lookouts
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
  • View Platform
  • Visitor Information Centre

Best time of year

During the cooler months or early mornings

Fees

National Park entrance fees apply

Trail Access

Self Drive to the Pinnacles Discovery Centre in the Nambung National Park about 2 hours north of Perth City

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