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About William Bay Trail
The views over Elephant Rocks and both ways along one of the states most magnificent coastlines are the major draw of this trail. A well-deserved ocean plunge is waiting for you at either end.
A low gradient and compacted surface on the first 200m of this 2.6km trail allows bikes, wheelchairs, adaptive bikes, and pushers to easily reach the inspiring lookout over Elephant Rocks.
Be trail ready for William Bay Trail
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
1.5 hours return walking, 20 minutes return cycling
2.6km one way
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
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.
Recommended for beginner riders with basic mountain bike skills. Typically flowing, open trails on firm terrain with gentle gradients. Surface may be uneven, loose or muddy at times. Riders may encounter small rollable obstacles and technical trail features.
Rider may encounter narrow, loose, soft, rocky or slippery sections and hills with short steep sections. Recommended for riders of intermediate skill level.
Hazards & WarningsCheck weather forecast, take plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
FacilitiesAccess for adaptive bikes, wheelchairs and pushers limited to the first 200m.
- Car Park
- View Platform
Best time of year
The trail is accessible all year round as it is a hard surface. The best time for walking is during the cooler months between March - September.
2WD. 18km from Denmark. Off South Coast Highway, travel along William Bay Rd to Greens Pool car park.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
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