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Honeyeater Hike, Bungendore Park Honeyeater Hike, Bungendore Park

  • 1-3 hours
  • 7.7 km
    • Bush Walk Class 3

      Moderate trail that may have short steep hills, rough surface, many steps or some rock hopping. Directional signage. Some bushwalking experience and moderate fitness required.

The Honeyeater Hike is the largest of the walk trails in Bungendore Park, which is part of the Wungong Regional Park. The park, located about 3 kilometres south east of Armadale, is on the western edge of the Darling Scarp.
This well sign posted, one-way loop trail is a mixture of broad and narrow gravel paths and home to a rich and diverse array of flora and fauna, traversing several scenic landscapes.

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The Honeyeater Trail is a 7.7km loop bush trail covering the north western section of the park, accessed from either the Dryandra Drive carpark, just off Albany Highway, or the Admiral Road carpark, Admiral Road in Bedfordale. Each entrance has a trailhead located approximately 350 metres in from the carpark.

A watershed runs through the park from the north-west to the east, dividing the park into two water catchments. All the freshwater creeks are seasonal, generally flowing from May to November. The Cooliabberra Spring area, located along the western side of the Honeyeater Hike, has the highest conservation value of all the vegetation communities within the park. This area is heavily wooded with Wandoo and also affords glimpses out to the Swan Coastal Plain from a well placed seat along the trail.

The trail, walked in an anti-clockwise direction, passes through some areas of bush affected by Phytophthora Dieback and as such, numerous boot cleaning stations are provided along the trail to help prevent the spread of this disease. Please use these for cleaning boots and hiking poles to help keep the unaffected areas of the park safe.

With a history of timber and gravel extraction as well as firewood collection and honey production, Bungendore Park is now an area managed for conservation and passive recreation. 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.

Originally gazetted a timber reserve in 1897, Bungendore Park was repurposed as Parklands in 1908 and classified an 'A' Class reserve. 

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

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Welcome to Whadjuk Noongar country, where the Perth Hills meet the Swan Coastal Plain.
Hike amongst majestic Jarrah and Marri woodlands, rich with wildlife, wildflowers and history. 
Stroll along ancient gorges, follow cultural trails and take in sweeping valley views. Picnic beneath forest canopies and beside stunning bushland pools.
Hikers and mountainbikers, challenge yourself along winding bush trails inviting you to explore and reconnect with nature. Come and discover for yourself these hidden gems just outside the city.


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Time / Duration

Approximately 2 - 3 hours


7.7km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Trailhead is 350 metres west of carpark, Admiral Road, Bedfordale

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Class 3

Moderate trail that may have short steep hills, rough surface, many steps or some rock hopping. Directional signage. Some bushwalking experience and moderate fitness required.

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Difficulty Notes

Some steep gradients along this trail. Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended.

Hazards & Warnings

Snakes are known to occur in the park. Fire danger should be considered.


Dogs are permitted in the park but must remain on leash.
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Shaded Area

Best time of year

All year round

Trail Access

2WD road access at Dryandra Drive, off Albany Highway or from Admiral Road in Befordale.

Prohibited Items

Only management vehicles are allowed in the park. Horses are permitted only on the designated bridle trail.
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1 trail goers have rated Honeyeater Hike, Bungendore Park as 4 out of 5!

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Natalie Silk

Reviewed 29 May 2023, 9:51am

Very well marked trail. Some steep up and downhill. Beautiful views across to Perth from a couple of vantage points. Can be slippery after rain and long dry spells. Majority of track is an easy stroll.

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