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Wave Rock Walk Circuit, Hyden

Bush Walk

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  • 1-3 hours
  • 3.6 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 1

Read about Aboriginal and early settlement stories, the birds, the night sky, and the weather on this 3.6 kilometre loop walk. The trail follows the short route to Hippo’s Yawn before branching out through expansive salt lakes. It goes past the resort before looping back to the cafe, shops and starting point at the car park.  Bikes allowed.

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Trail Start

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Wave Rock car park, 3km from Hyden, 334km from Perth

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For something completely different, a stroll along the well-formed Wave Rock Walk Circuit shows how salt affects the land. Despite its damaging nature to farmland, the salty landscape can be starkly beautiful. Skeleton looking dead trees dominate and provide a dramatic sight, especially around sunset or sunrise.

After plenty of rain, the often dry lakes are transformed into a watery wonderland. Again, away from the salty areas, there are numerous wildflowers in spring. The trail is also suitable for bike riders. As with all official trails in the Hyden area, there is plenty of interpretive signage to inform the trail user.

This walk is suitable for families with small children in prams and for visitors with bicycles.  Enquire at the Wave Rock Kiosk about the quiz page available for children.

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

One hour

Length

3.6km loop

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Wave Rock car park, 3km from Hyden, 334km from Perth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 1

No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.

Facilities

Facilities at Caravan Park and Hyden
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Visitor Information Centre

Best time of year

August, September, October

Fees

Fee per car

Trail Access

2WD

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1 trail goers have rated Wave Rock Walk Circuit, Hyden as 4 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Lauren Curtis

Reviewed 23 Apr 2018, 4:31pm

Nice, easy walk, lovely scenery, lots of salt lakes to look at

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