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About Leschenault Inlet Walk, Bunbury
Starting at the Cobblestone Street carpark in the Bunbury city centre the trail winds its way around the inlet past the Mangrove Board Walk.
Usually only occuring 800km away, north of Shark Bay, this community of white mangrove is considered unusual in its isolation and is a conservation priority. The Leschenault estuarine system is internationally significant with a high diversity of microfauna, surrounding vegetation in good condition and large numbers of migratory water birds protected under international agreements.
The trail passes several cafes and spots where you can stop for a picnic and if you have time there are a couple of fantastic short detours to take advantage of.
The Dolphin Discovery Centre is directly across the road from the lookout and offers interactions with wild dolphins, tours, an interpretive centre and cafe. The nearby Koombana Bay Foreshore development includes a childrens playground, swimming, picnic facilities and a cafe.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
1 - 2 hours
5km loop, with 200 metre boardwalk loop
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).
Carpark off Cobblestone St, Bunbury 175km (1hr 50mins) south of Perth
FacilitiesWheelchair access as path is footpath all the way around. There are two short sharp hills to negotiate.
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- BBQ Facilities
- Bicycle Path
- Car Park
- Child Activities
- Dog Friendly
- Interpretive Centre
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- View Platform
Best time of year
All year round
No fees apply
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Mangrove Walk, Koombana BayWalking the dog around Koombana Bay
Mangrove WalkBoardwalk through the mangrove
Koombana BayKoombana Bay Caravan Park
Mangrove Walk Koombana BayBarbecue area Koombana Bay
Mangrove Walk, Koombana BayPicnic Area Eastern end of Koombana Bay
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