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About Gairdner Trail, Lesueur NP
This is a relatively easy trail, mostly single track, firm sand or gravel, with a short sealed section to the Iain Wilson Lookout and a section of wide fire trail at the other northern end.
Stunning views across to Mt Lesueur, Mt Michaud, down into the gully, out to the ocean and across the park. You can see for miles due to the low heathlands. You will see occasional stands of Wandoo and plenty of birdlife enjoying their space.
If you are feeling energetic you can combine this walk with the Lesueur Trail, a distance of 5.3km.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Allow 1 hour
1.8 km loop
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
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.
FacilitiesWheelchair accessible for the first 230m to the Iain Wilson Lookout.
- Car Park
- Public Toilet
Best time of year
August to October for the wildflowers, but any time in the cooler months of April to November
National Park fees
By vehicle to Lesueur National Park, near Jurien Bay.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets No fires
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