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Mandurah Central Paddle Trail, Peel-Harvey Estuary Paddle Network Mandurah Central Paddle Trail, Peel-Harvey Estuary Paddle Network

  • Half day
  • 15 km

The Mandurah Central Paddle Trail is a flexible paddle trail where paddlers have the option of paddling anywhere between a 3-15km loop, exploring Mandurah’s spectacular and protected waterways on a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard.

Float lazily down the calm Mandurah Estuary, paddle past impressive multi-million dollar mansions and explore the impressive birdlife around Mandurah’s extensive wetlands system.

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The Mandurah Central Paddle Trail offers an extensive experience for paddlers seeking both relaxation and exploration. The trail's flexibility, spanning between 3 to 15 kilometers, ensures that every paddler can tailor their journey to their preferences, whether it's a leisurely glide or a more extensive exploration of Mandurah's stunning waterways.

As you drift along the tranquil Mandurah Estuary, the scenery transforms, showcasing not only the picturesque landscapes but also an exclusive peek into the lives of the region's residents through the grandeur of multi-million dollar homes dotting the shores. The surrounding wetlands, a haven for diverse bird species, create a captivating backdrop, enriching your paddle with the sights and sounds of nature. The appeal of this trail lies in its accessibility to all skill levels. Novices will find it easy and enjoyable, while experienced paddlers will appreciate the opportunity to indulge in a scenic escapade.

And the added thrill of encountering dolphins in their natural habitat brings an element of surprise and wonder to every excursion, making each paddle session a unique and memorable experience.

For those without their own gear, conveniently located rental outlets at the heart of Mandurah offer a range of kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards. Additionally, the chance to join guided tours led by local experts not only enhances the adventure but also provides valuable insights into the area's rich ecosystem and history, ensuring an enriching and educational experience along the trail.

Mandurah Visitor Centre

(08) 9550 3999

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Time / Duration



3km to 15km loop

What To Pack

Group F - Paddling Trails (Paddling trails) required.

Trail Start

Osprey Waters Foreshore Reserve

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Trail End

Osprey Waters Foreshore Reserve

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Paddlers should familiarise themselves with Boating Rules and Regulations contained in the official Western Australia Boating Guide.

Paddlers should keep to the right in boating channels and canals.

Use insect repellant and/or cover up to protect against mosquitos.


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car Park
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Water Access Points
  • Accessible picnic facilities

Best time of year

Anytime of year

Trail Access

Osprey Waters Reserve Foreshore, Erskine

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