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Marradong Trails - Country Kids Marradong Trails - Country Kids


Food & Wine Trails
 in Perth & Surrounds
Perth Hills, Wheatbelt & Wave Rock

  • Multiple day
  • 366 km

Pack your bikes and camping gear and get ready for some quality family fun.  With ample walking and bike trails, nature based and agricultural activities, food and playgrounds, Marradong Country is a great place for families looking to take in some quality country air and to create memories together.

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Day 1

On the way to Boddington stop at the Riverside Roadhouse for refreshments where you can meet the alpacas. Spend some time in the township of Boddington where
you can set up camp in the Bodington Caravan Park or treat yourself to some more comfortable accomodation in the spacious and convenient Policemans Cottage .

Take bike rides along the picturesque Hotham River, take a bush walk on the Tullis Bridge walk trail, or cycle, scooter or walk the 2km Ranford Pool River Walk. Embark on a a journey of discovery at the Boddington Interpretive Centre where you can experience the stories, history and artifacts from the Shire of Boddington. Check out the Len Zuks scuptures in the Gardens of the Boddington Old School, the Boddington Memorial Park and along the Main Street of Boddington.Take a drive to the beautiful hamlet of Quindanning via the meandering and scenic Lower Hotham Road. This road will take you straight through the centre of South 32’s Bauxite Mining operations. Along the way you will pass under the longest overland Conveyor Belt in the southern hemisphere which takes the iron ore to the proccessing plant in Pinjarra. Have lunch at the family-friendly Quindanning Hotel and spend the night at a local farmstay.

Day 2

Head to Williams via Harvey-Quindanning Road and visit the Williams Woolshed for a hearty lunch, some retail therapy and a tour of the Shearer’s yarn shearing museum.
After lunch treat yourself and the kids to a play at the newly built Williams Lions Park. Enjoy the new nature play facilities and take a photo with the Numbat sculpture. Before heading to Dryandra, book into see Jesse Martin’s Historical Village, a unique collection from yesteryear. Drive to Dryandra Woodlands.

Day 3

Enjoy camping, picnicking, bushwalking and birdwatching here for a day or two and book in for the Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience. Leave Dryandra and spend some time enjoying the scenery and Nature and Heritage Trail in Wandering en route back to Perth.

Marradong Country (Hotham Williams Economic Development Alliance)


Dryandra Country Visitor Centre (Narrogin)

(08) 9881 2064

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Time / Duration

3 days


366 km from Armadale return. 300km loop from North Bannister. 4 hour 30 minute drive time

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Albany Highway, Armadale

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Trail End

Albany Highway, Armadale

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Hazards & Warnings

Fire Hazard April to October


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Child Activities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Interactive Centre
  • Interpretive Centre
  • All accessible parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • All accessible toilet facilities
  • Visitor Information Centre

Best time of year

August to September for wildflowers and canola fields, April to November for hiking.

Trail Access

Road to Bannister and road to Boddington

Prohibited Items

No trespassing in farmer's paddocks
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