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Leschenault Inlet Walk, Bunbury

Urban Walk

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  • 1-3 hours
  • 5 km

The Leschenault Inlet Walk is a pleasant 5 kilometre circuit around the Leschenault Inlet and passes a unique community of white mangrove. The trail is sealed all the way.

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Carpark off Cobblestone St, Bunbury 175km (1hr 50mins) south of Perth

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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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Time / Duration

1 - 2 hours

Length

5km loop, with 200 metre boardwalk loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Carpark off Cobblestone St, Bunbury 175km (1hr 50mins) south of Perth

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Trail End

Facilities

Wheelchair 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
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Child Activities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Lookouts
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • View Platform

Best time of year

All year round

Fees

No fees apply

Trail Access

Drive, bus, train or fly to Bunbury

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1 trail goers have rated Leschenault Inlet Walk, Bunbury as 3 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Cynthia Van der Wielen

Reviewed 9 Oct 2016, 8:29pm

Great walk in Bunbury, the mangroves are a sight to behold, and along your walk you can always stop at one of the cafes along the Leschenault Inlet.

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