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Marrinup Falls Walk Trail,  Dwellingup

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 2.6 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 3

The Marrinup Falls Walk Trail is a quite enjoyable 2.6km bush walk, just up from the old Marrinup Town site.  Lovely views, wildflowers and falls at the right time of year.

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Grey Road, Marrinup, 100kms (1 hour 12 mins) south of Perth

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Tucked away in the bush surrounding the old Marrinup Townsite is the Marrinup Falls Walk Trail.  This is a relatively easy walk meandering through lovely native bush. A few up and downs which can be slippery. Fantastic flower displays in Spring. 

This is another of those walks that is great to take the kids out on to enjoy some time in the bush.  The best time to see the falls flowing is during and just after the winter rains (June to early September)

Head into Dwellingup to make a day of it.

Expand your trip and enjoy great businesses nearby

Dwellingup Forest Lodge

Luxurious chalets set in the tranquillity of the natural bushland. All fully equipped with modern kitchens and linen provided. Beautiful views of the lake from the private balconies.

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Waypoints Cafe

Waypoints Café serves tasty, seasonal food and drinks to nourish the active and adventurous. Overlooking the skate park, pump track, Hotham Valley train and shaded lawn you won't ever need to leave!

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Dwellingup Adventures

Invent your own adventure and lose yourself in the forest and river valleys of Dwellingup.

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Dwellingup Rural Chalets at Lewis Park

Lewis Park is a 16 hectare property with valley and forest views. A perfect place to escape the city and have a relaxing weekend away.

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Dwellingup Transfers

Looking for transport to or from Dwellingup? A drop off out on to the Bibbulmun Track perhaps? We can get you where you want to be!

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Longriders Cafe & Restaurant

Licensed family restaurant with locally sourced produce inspiring the breakfast, lunch and dinner menu.

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Time / Duration

up to 1 hour

Length

2.6km loop with a small tail section

What To Pack

Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

Grey Road, Marrinup, 100kms (1 hour 12 mins) south of Perth

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Bush Walk

Grade 3

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.

Difficulty Notes

Some steep slippery areas.

Facilities

Closest toilets are at the Marrinup Camping grounds or at the Marrinup POW site

Best time of year

August to September when the falls are flowing, but nice most times of the year

Trail Access

Grey Road (Gravel Road) 2WD or bicycle,

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2 trail goers have rated Marrinup Falls Walk Trail,  Dwellingup as 4.5 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.

Lucy McGrann

Reviewed 9 Nov 2020, 9:58am

Great trail for someone who has zero experience. Some nice spots to sit and picnic. Stood in an ants nest though two be careful where you stop to look around. Otherwise a nice walk with some little detours for climbing and seeing some scenery.
kiza kizic

Reviewed 13 Jul 2020, 2:44pm

Beautiful little gem. I recommend leaving the car at Marrinup campsite to continue rest of the way on foot. There are two roads leading to the campground, make sure you turn left at Grey Rd/Oro Rd intersection if you are coming from Pinjarra intersection otherwise you will end up on very narrow and bumpy road that comes out of Dwellingup. Grey Rd is gravel all the way but wide and suitable for family cars. Follow signs out of the campsite and you will find yourself on dirt road that is quite uneventful but be aware of dirt bike riders and speeding 4WD. The fun starts after you come off the dirt road into the bush. Lots of wildflowers and foliage closing in on the track. Highlight is a series of cascading waterfalls ending up in the massive granite outcrop with big pool at the bottom. Great place to take a break before return leg and have a snack. As you are coming back I recommend climbing up to road by the railway track.

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