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About Swan River Loop, Perth
A very popular loop in Perth city, allowing you to experience the beauty of the Swan River on foot or bicycle. As you cross the Causeway Bridges, you can choose to take a detour and explore Heirisson Island, see the statue of Yagan and maybe a kangaroo or two.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
2 - 3 hours if walking
10km loop + 1km if you explore Heirisson Island.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Additional Useful ItemsParking is more accessible on the South Perth side of the walk, but taking the train and getting off at Elizabeth Quay is a great option.
Multiple access points including Elizabeth Quay, Perth
FacilitiesMultiple cafes and restaurants around the loop.
- Access without assistance for the Disabled
- Bicycle Path
- Bicycle Rack
- Car Park
- Dog Friendly
- Parking for Disabled
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
All year, but best to do early morning in the Summer months
Road, Bus or Cycle
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View of Perth CityLovely views of Perth and surrounds all along this trail.
Swan RiverThe Swan River is a focal point for life in the city.
Swan River loop trailThe path is suitable for walkers and bikes.
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