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About Xanthorrhoea Trail, Perth Hills
The Xanthorrhoea Trail Walk is accessed from a carpark at the end of West Terrace, off Kalamunda Rd in the Perth hills suburb of Maida Vale.
The trail has some challenging, though walkable inclines, with spectacular views down to Perth City. The trail surface is well maintained, though can sometimes suffer from water erosion during the winter, with occasional standing water.
During spring, the wildflowers will be in bloom, and Crumpet Creek will be running.
The first part of the trail winds through sections which are thick with Xanthorrhoea Preissii - the native grass tree. Some areas are well shaded by eucalypts, with other parts exposed to the sun.
The latter part of the walk sees you enter land which has been previously cleared. It has much less undergrowth, with open grassland, before you make a final climb to complete the loop.
Be trail ready for Xanthorrhoea Trail, Perth Hills
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
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
Carpark at the end of West Terrace, Mundy Regional Park, Perth Hills. 25km (30 minutes) east of Perth
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.