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About Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park
This walk is particularly recommended in winter and spring when the rains swell Lesmurdie Brook which tumbles over the Darling Range Escarpment.
A list of walk trails below are available from here of varying degrees of difficulty, Including:
The Falls Trail. 640m return, Class 2, allow 45 min.
The Shoulder Trail. 1.5km return, Class 3, allow 1hr.
Lesmurdie Brook Loop. 1.5km loop, Class 2, allow 1 hr.
The Foot of the Falls Trail. 2km return, Class 3, allow 1hr.
The Valley Loop Trail. 3km return, Class 3, allow 2hrs.
Walking down the hill, the trail follows the brook until it reaches a bridge at the top of the falls. A lookout allows you to view the falls and, on a clear day, the flat land of the coastal plain sweeps the eye out over Perth city to Rottnest Island on the western horizon.
If you're feeling energetic, follow the trail down to the picnic area at the base of the hills. From here a short trail leads to the base of the falls. This is more like a waterfall in New Zealand than in Perth and is quite unique to the region. The lush vegetation grows where the bubbling brook hits the base of the waterfall.
The climb back up the hill to return to the car park is steep but short. Enjoy morning tea or lunch in the near by Kalamunda Village.
Be trail ready for Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
1 to 2 hours
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).
Additional Useful ItemsCarry 3 to 4 litres of water per person per day, however, individual needs may vary depending on weather conditions and terrain. Avoid sunstroke and sunburn - wear long-sleeved, loose clothes, a hat and apply sunscreen.
Lesmurdie Falls Car Park, 22km (30 minutes) east of Perth
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Hazards & WarningsSupervise children on lookout and near water. Rocks may be loose and are slippery when wet.
FacilitiesFacilities at the top and at the bottom of the trail
- BBQ Facilities
- Car Park
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Sheltered Area
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
June to November. Winter to Spring when there's plenty of water.
Road or Bus.
Prohibited ItemsDogs are allowed but must be on a leash at all times.
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13 trail goers have rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park as 4.08 out of 5!
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Fayley Arthur rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 4 out of 5
We really love this place.
glen baker rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 3 out of 5
Grace G rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 5 out of 5
It gets very busy on the weekend with a coffee and donut van usually parked up. There is plenty of picnic areas and even areas to go swimming in the stream.
There are 3 different look out spots, both with great views of the Perth CBD in the distance.
Vickie Perry rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 5 out of 5
Meryl Angove rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 3 out of 5
Julie Grundy rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 4 out of 5
Paul Huggett rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 4 out of 5
Daisie Bisson rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 4 out of 5
Shannon V rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 5 out of 5
Dave Catley rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 5 out of 5
Sean Ferguson rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 4 out of 5
Rob Tyson rated Lesmurdie Falls, Mundy Regional Park a 3 out of 5
We had a great walk, next time will be taking some marker paint to make it clear for others!
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