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About Skinny Dip Bay Walk, Woody Island Nature Reserve
Woody Island is one of the many islands that make up the Recherche Archipelago.
It is an 'A' Class Nature Reserve managed by the Department of Parks and Wildlife. Unlike most nature reserves it has a special purpose that allows for nature-based tourism. During your visit please tread lightly and help protect this special place.
Be trail ready for Skinny Dip Bay Walk, Woody Island Nature Reserve
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
45 minutes return
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails)
- Minimum 2 litres of water per person per day
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Map or guide book where suggested
- Snacks and/or lunch depending on length of trail
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- First Aid kit
Trails starts at the Visitor Centre
Difficult trail with rough surface that may have very steep hills or extensive rock hopping. Directional signage may be limited. Bushwalking experience, navigation and emergency first aid skills, and good fitness required.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.
- Child Activities
- Interpretive Centre
- All accessible toilet facilities
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
September to May
Boat from Esperance.
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