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Sika Trail, Wellington NP

Bush Walk

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Blackwood River Valley, Bunbury Geographe & Collie, Great Southern, Margaret River Region, Southern Forests

  • Half day
  • 9.8 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2
    • Mountain Bike Easy

This ten kilometre trail in Wellington National Park is a dual use mountain bike and walk trail.  It starts at the Wellington Dam kiosk and loops through jarrah and marri forest, returning via the Potters Gorge camping area on Wellington Dam to the kiosk.

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The access to Sika Trail has been temporarily realigned at the Kiosk and trailhead due to construction works. A diversion is in place.

The original route will remain closed until declared safe. For your safety stay on the marked diversion, adhere to and follow all signage and instructions from Parks and Wildlife and construction staff.

For further information, please contact the Parks and Wildlife Service Collie office on (08) 9735 1988.

Trail Start

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Wellington Dam kiosk, Wellington National Park, 200km (2.5 hours) south of Perth

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This trail is a relatively easy walk through a forest of marri, jarrah and blackbutt. It is also a mountain biking trail and shares a small section with the Munda Biddi Mountain bike trail.

The trail can be walked/cycled in either direction and passes through Potter's Gorge campground where you'll find an awesome pump track - so it's well worth taking the bikes.

The dam offers swimming, canoeing and fishing possibilities. There is also a six kilometre one way walk from the kiosk down to Honeymoon Pool.

Honeymoon Pool is a Department of Parks and Wildlife campsite and picnic area, offering more than 20 campsites among trees beside the Collie River.

Collie Visitor Centre

(08) 9734 2051

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Kiosk at The Dam

A Licensed Cafe in the Centre of the Wellington National Park. Local produce, wines & craft Beer & Cider Mountain Bike Hire & Glamping also available.

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

3 - 4 hours

Length

9.8km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Wellington Dam kiosk, Wellington National Park, 200km (2.5 hours) south of Perth

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Trail End

Wellington dam

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.

Mountain Bike

Easy

Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.

Difficulty Notes

The terrain is easy, however it is an almost 10km loop.

Facilities

Facilities are available at Wellington Dam. The café is open Thursdays to Mondays and every day during school holidays. Drinking water is not available,.

Campsite bookings for Potters Gorge can be made at the Kiosk. (Phone 9734 7521)
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Coach Parking
  • Kiosk
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled

Best time of year

March to November

Fees

Camping fees apply

Trail Access

Road, 2WD

Prohibited Items

No Pets
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4 trail goers have rated Sika Trail, Wellington NP as 3.5 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.

Christine Hamilton

Reviewed 8 Jun 2019, 6:33pm

Enjoyed
Kim Fawcett

Reviewed 11 May 2019, 7:10pm

Thoroughly enjoyed this trail. We are not that fit, but managed it easily. Best tackled clockwise so you are going down hill for the bigger hills. Some amazing scenery along the way, especially the section about 2 km from the kiosk where the views are spectacular!
Suzanne Mumford

Reviewed 7 Jan 2018, 11:37am

Mostly enjoyable trail starting from the Welly Dam Kiosk. Newly "graded" area of the trail proved to be very challenging on the mountain bike! It was deep and soft in parts. Otherwise beautiful scenery.
Glenn Lowe

Reviewed 29 Dec 2017, 1:22pm

nice picturesque trail with decent climbs and flowing downhills. 50/50 fire trail and narrow trail

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