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Whip’n Hollow

  • 1-3 hours
  • 0.5 km
    • Mountain Bike More Difficult

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

Trail Start

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

Trail End

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

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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.

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service

+61 8 9776 1207

Collie Visitor Centre

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Time / Duration

5 minutes



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

More Difficult

Likely to be a single trail with moderate gradients, variable surface and obstacles. Suitable for skilled mountain bikers with good standard of
fitness using mountain bikes.

Difficulty Notes

Blue Descending Trail

Hazards & Warnings

Mountain biking is a potentially dangerous activity with inherent risks. Ride within your skills and abilities. It should only be undertaken with a full understanding of all the risks.


Facilities are available at Wellington Dam. The café is open Thursdays to Mondays and every day during school holidays. Drinking water is not available,.

Campsite bookings for Potters Gorge can be made at the Kiosk. (Phone 9734 7521)
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Kiosk
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Public Toilet
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
  • Access without assistance for the Disabled
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • View Platform

Best time of year

August to May


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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