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About Island Top Walk Trail, Woody Island
Woody Island is a unique nature reserve and the only island in the Recherche Archipelago with visitor facilities.
The Island Top Walk Trail climbs to a lookout that provides sweeping views of the Recherche Archipelago and mainland (500m return). From the lookout the trail is a 1.6km loop, which includes a gentle climb to the summit and interpretive signs that provide insights into the island's natural environment.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Up to an 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
The trail starts at the Woody Island Visitors Centre
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.
- BBQ Facilities
- Interpretive Centre
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
September to May
Travel by car to Esperance approximately 9 hours and then by boat to the Island approximately 30 minutes.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
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