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Wandoo Night Walk, Dryandra Woodland

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 1 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

A short night walk with markers that reflect torchlight. Look for nocturnal animals such as woylies, tammar wallabies, brushtail possums, tawny frog-mouths and owls among the wandoo trees and heath vegetation.

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Old Mill Dam Dryandra, 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth

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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.

Dryandra Country Visitor Centre (Narrogin)

(08) 9881 2064

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Time / Duration

30 minutes (1.5 hours for extended walk)

Length

1km loop (extended walk 2.7km)

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Old Mill Dam Dryandra, 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth

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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.

Facilities

There 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.
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

March to November

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Trail Access

By road to Dryandra via Wandering. 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth.

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