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Whip’n Hollow, Wambenger Trails, Wellington NP Whip’n Hollow, Wambenger Trails, Wellington NP

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 0.5 km
    • Mountain Bike Moderate

      Recommended for moderate intermediate riders with some technical mountain biking experience. Typically narrow trails with loose, soft, rocky or slippery sections and hills with short steep sections. Riders will encounter obstacles and technical trail features.

Blue descending trail starting at the bottom end of Big Dipper and takes you down to the Jabitj Trail along the Collie River.

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A descending trail that gets you down to the river and has some exciting, tight switchbacks overlooking a very steep gully. Not for the faint-hearted.

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Experience adventure exploring the network of diverse trails, pristine lakes, waterways and river pools. Reconnect with nature in the magnificent national park or relax and soak up Collie’s rich cultural and historical heritage.

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    Comprehensive information on the South West region including destinations, things to see and do, accommodation and tours.

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Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast

The Ultimate Getaway - Tranquil Whispering Pines is situated amongst natural bushland at the edge of the forest on the banks of the Collie River.

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Kiosk at The Dam

A Licensed Cafe in the Centre of the Wellington National Park. Local produce, wines & craft Beer & Cider Mountain Bike Hire & Glamping also available.

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Toscas Boutique

Toscas Boutique is a fashion store for the style conscious woman looking to create a wardrobe of chic, affordable pieces and maintain a classic, feminine style.

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Collie River Valley Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre can provide extensive information on the region with maps, brochures, and a photographic display. We also have videos on local history, mining and power generation.

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Collie River Valley Tourist Park

Be welcomed by our friendly staff when staying in Collie with your tent, caravan or in one of our cabins. The rivers, murals, walks and mountain bike trails are waiting.

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Forest Explorers - Wildflower, Mural, Heritage Tours & Trail Transfers

Small group tours & transfers embracing connections with Wildflowers, Murals, Heritage trails.

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

Time / Duration

5 minutes

Length

500 metres single direction

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Lower end of Big Dipper Trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth

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Trail End

Jabitj Trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

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Mountain Bike

Moderate

Recommended for moderate intermediate riders with some technical mountain biking experience. Typically narrow trails with loose, soft, rocky or slippery sections and hills with short steep sections. Riders will encounter obstacles and technical trail features.

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Difficulty Notes

Blue descending moderate trail

Safety

Mountain biking is a potentially dangerous activity with inherent risks. Ride within your skills and abilities. Ride with a buddy. Do not rely on your mobile phone. Coverage in the area is limited.

Facilities

Facilities are available at Wellington Dam. Potters Gorge campgrounds can get busy, bookings are essential. 

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Kiosk
  • Public Toilet
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • View Platform
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • All accessible parking
  • All accessible toilet facilities

Best time of year

August to May

Fees

No National Park fees. Camping fees apply.

Trail Access

2WD. Approximately 2.5 hours drive from Perth and 45 minutes from Bunbury or 30 minutes from Collie. Enter the national park from the north on Coalfields Highway or from the south on Pile Road and follow the signs to the Kiosk.

Prohibited Items

No pets
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