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About Wandoo Night Walk, Dryandra Woodland
Perfect for the kids - this short one kilometre walk is designed for walking at night in search of animals. The markers are reflective and the trail is easy, starting from the Old Mill picnic area, walk in an anticlockwise direction. There is an extended option if you wish to walk further.
Dryandra Woodland features the largest area of remnant vegetation in the western Wheatbelt and forms part of an international biodiversity ‘hotspot’ where more than 850 species of plants can be seen.
For more information about this area see the Dryandra Woodland Network page.
Be trail ready for Wandoo Night Walk, Dryandra Woodland
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
30 minutes (1.5 hours for extended walk)
1km loop (extended walk 2.7km)
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
Old Mill Dam Dryandra, 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth
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.
FacilitiesThere are campgrounds at Congelin Dam and Gnaala Mia. There is cottage accommodation at Lions Dryandra Village. Picnic facilities are available at Dryandra village and the Old MIll Dam. Barna Mia is an animal sanctuary within Dryandra, offering night tours.
- Car Park
- Interpretive Centre
- Picnic Area
- Public Telephone
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
Best time of year
March to November
By road to Dryandra via Wandering. 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth.
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