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Lake Gwelup

  • 1-3 hours
  • 3.9 km

Enjoy a 2.5km stroll on paved paths around Lake Gwelup. Walking past recreational ovals and a scenic wetland setting, the lake provides great opportunities for birdwatching.

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Trail Start

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The trail starts on March Street, Gwelup

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The lake allows for passive recreation and there are also tennis courts and cycle paths located on the Lake Gwelup Reserve.

Enjoy a 2.5km stroll on paved paths around Lake Gwelup. Walking past recreational ovals and a scenic wetland setting, the lake provides great opportunities for birdwatching.

Stop and take a moment at the Lake Gwelup boardwalk to the south of the lake where you can sit and admire all the birdlife the lake has to offer from its birdwatching platform. Also keep an eye out for rainbow bee-eaters who flock to the reserve from northern Australia and Indonesia to nest from October – December.

Enjoy an additional 1.4km walk through native bushland to the north of the reserve where in spring, blooming wildflowers provide a big splash of colour.

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Time / Duration

Length

3.9km loop

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

The trail starts on March Street, Gwelup

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Trail End

The trail ends back where you started

Difficulty Notes

Easy

Facilities

  • Bicycle Path
  • Car Park
  • Child Activities

Best time of year

This walk can be enjoyed the whole year round, but is especially beautiful in October – December.

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Trail Access

Car, bus

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