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About Lake Seppings (Tjuirtgellong), Albany
This is a flat walk on a well-established dirt path, suitable for families and with wheelchair access with assistance to some of the lookouts.
The start point is less than 10 minutes from the City centre. To access the start point from the Town Square travel up York Street bearing right at the roundabout, then turning left along Middleton Road at the next roundabout. Travel along Middleton Road and turn left into Golf Links Road. The car park is 1.5km on the left along Golf Links Road.
The aboriginal name for Lake Seppings is Tjuirtgellong, the place of the long neck turtle. The lake is a natural ecosystem within the city that provides a refuge for local native plants, animals and birds.
A brisk stroll around Lake Seppings can be completed in about 45 minutes or take time with a camera and enjoy the tranquil walk through small groves of shady trees. Walking alongside the tranquil wetland provides views across the lake to Mt Adelaide. With lookouts and seating on the way, it is a haven for water birds with a bird hide at 1.5kms for the enthusiast. Over 100 species of birds have been recorded in this area. Wheelchair access with assistance.
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What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Golf Links Road, Seppings, less than 10 minutes from Albany which is 420km (5 hours) SE of Perth.
All abilities access, flat, even, hardened surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for unassisted wheelchair users and prams. Clear directional signage. No bushwalking experience required.
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Hazards & WarningsBeware of snakes during summer and on sunny days.
FacilitiesWheelchair access with assistance to some lookouts.
Dogs on leash only.
- Shaded Area
- View Platform
Air, road or bus to Albany. Road (bike, bus, car or 1 hour walk) to trail.
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