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About Twiggy’s Landing and Shearwater Lookout Walk, Woody Island
This walk start at the Woody Island Visitors Centre. You can take a free guided walk to a clearing overlooking this historic spot and learn about the story behind the name of Twiggy's Landing.
Continue along the path past the clearing to the Shearwater Lookout . From the lookout you can watch for adult flesh-footed shearwaters returning to their nesting burrows at dusk during their summer breeding season.
Be trail ready for Twiggy’s Landing and Shearwater Lookout Walk, Woody Island
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Allow 30 minutes
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
Trail starts at Woody Island Visitor Centre
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.
- BBQ Facilities
- Child Activities
- Interpretive Centre
- Public Toilet
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
September to May
By car 15km south of Esperance and the island is 30 minutes by boat from Esperance.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
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