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Kepwari Walk Trail, Esperance

  • Half day
  • 7 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

A short drive from the centre of Esperance, nestled out of the wind is the 7 kilometre return Kepwari trail. Kepwari is the local Aboriginal word for ‘place of moving water’ and this interpretive trail is designed to be a learning experience with bird hides and seating along the way.

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Trail Start

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Trail starts at Lake Wheatfield carpark on Lake Road off Fisheries Road, Esperance which is 720km (7.5 hours) SE of Perth.

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Panels and information displays help you discover why these wetlands are important, why they are under threat and how you can help protect them for future generations.

Two bird hides located along the trail provide an opportunity to quietly observe waterbirds in a tranquil environment.  Dispersed along the trail are facilities for you to sit back, relax and soak up the serenity of the natural scenery.

Access to the trail is via Windabout Way or Lakes Road, both are adjacent to Fisheries Road.

Department of Parks and Wildlife - Esperance

(08) 9083 2100

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Time / Duration

2.5 hours return

Length

7km return

What To Pack

Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

Trail starts at Lake Wheatfield carpark on Lake Road off Fisheries Road, Esperance which is 720km (7.5 hours) SE of Perth.

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 2

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.

Facilities

There are a few options as to where you can start your walk.
Pick up a map from the Visitor Centre in Esperance.
  • Car Park

Best time of year

April to October

Fees

Trail Access

Road 2WD

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1 trail goers have rated Kepwari Walk Trail, Esperance as 2 out of 5!

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Twiddle sticks

Reviewed 11 Apr 2019, 9:35am

This is a reasonably nice local trail to do. Fairly protected from the coastal winds. Not recommended on a hot day, should be fine all other times. The walking is pretty easy with only a few small hills. Well marked trail. No facilities - no water, no loo.

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