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Pelican Trail/ River Walk, Augusta

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 2.4 km

This 1.2 kilometre trail of boardwalk, bridge and bitumen path is a great way to see the amazing Augusta Pelicans resting on the jetties and rocks. The path follows the Blackwood River from the boat ramp to the bottom of Albany Terrace . Lookout for dolphins as well.

Blackwood River jetty and boardwalk
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Trail Start

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Boat ramp, bottom of Ellis St, Augusta, 315km (3.5 hours) south of Perth

Trail End

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Bottom of Albany Terrace, Augusta

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The Pelican Trail follows the banks of the Blackwood River estuary at the sleepy town of Augusta. It is magnificently peaceful, especially on calm evenings. For earlybirds, sunrises are spectacular. Often the tranquil waters are broken by surfacing dolphins and splashing fish.

As the name suggests, pelicans feeding and resting on rocks are an everyday event. There is nothing difficult about this trail and it is easily accessible from waterfront holiday homes and the town caravan park.   

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Time / Duration

Up to 1 hour

Length

2.4km return

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Boat ramp, bottom of Ellis St, Augusta, 315km (3.5 hours) south of Perth

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Trail End

Bottom of Albany Terrace, Augusta

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Facilities

  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Path
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic Area

Best time of year

Anytime of year

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Trail Access

Drive or bus to Augusta, 315km south of Perth

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