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About Hyden Rock Walk, Hyden
The Hyden Rock Walk Trail is a great short trail for people seeking an overall perspective other than just a photo oportunity in front of the wave formation itself. Besides expansive views, you get to see odd rock formations and in warm weather plenty of scurrying dragon lizards.
There are two loops. The shorter loop is 860 metres long in total from the carpark. The second loop is 1300 metres. The routes are well marked, over slopping granite which can be slippery after rain. Read the interperative signage along the way to learn about the rock formations and the fascinating plants and animals. Be aware that there is some accending and descending involved.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
up to 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
Wave Rock Car Park, 3km from Hyden, 334km (3.5 hours) east of Perth
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 & WarningsBeware of slippery rocks in wet weather
- BBQ Facilities
- Car Park
- Interpretive Centre
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
Best time of year
In the cooler months, April to November
Fee per car
Self drive vi a sealed road.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets are allowed on the rock due to it being water catchment
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