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About Greenbushes Loop
Located 2.5 hours south of Perth on the South West Highway, the Greenbushes Loop is a rewarding 16km trail that is worth checking out on your next trip to the area. Setting off from the Greenbushes Discovery Centre in the heart of town, the trail visits several historic town sites such as Schwenke's Dam, remnant of the old Vultan Tin Mine and Mt Jones Dam.
Included on the loop is a section of the world famous Bibbulmun Track that takes in the beautiful forest and sweeping views of the Blackwood farming valley. After leaving the Bibbulmun Track, the trail makes its way back to the town of Greenbushes where you can reward yourself with a tasty treat from the cake shop or a well earned drink from one of the two pubs in town.
Be trail ready for Greenbushes Loop
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
4 - 6 hours
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
Greenbushes Discovery Centre, Greenbushes, 240km (2.5hrs) south of Perth
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.
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Visitor Information Centre
Best time of year
April to November
Road or bus
Prohibited ItemsNo pets or bikes
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Greenbushes LoopWhere the trail joins the Bibbulmun Track
Trail MarkersFollow the Red Cockatoo
Schwenke's DamGreat place to stop for a rest and admire the spooky trees
Blackwood Farming AreaLocated on a section of the Bibbulmun Track, this is another great rest spot with sweeping views across the landscape.
Greenbushes Discovery CentreThe start of the 16.1km loop and a great place to visit
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