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Manea Park, College Grove, Bunbury

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 2.3 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

Located in College Grove, the easy 2.3km Manea Park Walk takes in a range of habitat types. Manea Park is Bunbury’s premier bush reserve and supports several threatened species including the forest red-tailed black cockatoo and both the species of white-tailed black cockatoo found within the South West.

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Corner of Somerville Drive and Winthrop Avenue, College Grove, Bunbury, 150km (1hr 50mins) south of Peth

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During Spring, it is an excellent location to view a magnificent variety of Western Australian wildflowers. The bush is highly susceptible to disturbance so it is requested that horse-riding, four-wheel driving and motorbike riding not take place at Manea Park.

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Time / Duration

Up to 1 hour


2.3km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Corner of Somerville Drive and Winthrop Avenue, College Grove, Bunbury, 150km (1hr 50mins) south of Peth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 2

No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km. Suitable for families with young children.


  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Interpretive Centre

Best time of year

August to November


Trail Access

Drive, bus, train or fly to Bunbury

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3 trail goers have rated Manea Park, College Grove, Bunbury as 4 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.

Lisa Cleary

Reviewed 25 Jun 2022, 3:25pm

Lovely walk through the bush land with dogs.Well sign posted and lots of greenery
Alison Melvin

Reviewed 15 Aug 2021, 3:56pm

Fantastic to experience a walk with SW Wildflower Society this morning,Mel our leader was a very knowledgeable young lady ,who shared and answered questions about the beautiful 20 plus acres of well kept scrublands.
Lots of species flowering and will be booming in a few weeks.Bud buds and more buds for the Orchid lovers.
A gem in the heart of the south west.Walker friendly and wheelchair/buggy friendly in certain areas.You didn't have to go far to see the variety of wildflowers flowers.. Bobtails sunning themselves,magpies feasting and kangaroos hopping
Eric Conway

Reviewed 19 Mar 2016, 12:17pm

Easy walk, dog friendly.
Regular walker on the trek with my dog.
From winter onwards you will see lots of types of orchids until summer.
Fauna aplenty to see.
Only drawback, is lots of hares are starting to infest the area.
Plenty of areas you can walk besides the regular trail.

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