Bushwalkers of Western Australia





Walking is a year round activity. Bushwalkers of Western Australia Inc (BOWA) based in Perth has a complete annual programme. In Winter (May to October) longer walks of up to 20km in length are undertaken. These require a full day and most of the information about walking presented here applies to these walks. From time to time the Winter programme will include, for variety, a shorter half day walk.  In Summer members maintain fitness by shorter walks around the Perth environs which are completed before midday. On almost every Sunday of the year it is possible to sample the experience of walking with our club. How do I get started?

Summer walks are half day walks in and around Perth. These are held on Sundays during the warmer months. They provide a pleasant way to stay fit. Locations such as Fremantle, Cottesloe beach, The Swan River and Herdsman and Joondalup Lakes are popular. Many of these walks are designed to go past a cafe where walkers may pause for a while to enjoy a refreshment. Equipment required for these walks is very basic - shoes, hat, sunscreen and water. Meeting points are as decided by the walk leader and are on the programme. Visitors are welcome - just telephone the walk leader a few days prior.

Peppermint Grove to North Fr…

Easy 12km walk along the river from Keanes Point Reserve in Peppermint Grove to North Fremantle(Harvest Rd) morning tea (BYO) on the way back, possibly at the Mount Lyell Park Lookout ( no cafes) then straight back via some mansions in Mosman Park A table has been booked at Freshwaters Cafe, n…
09:30 h - 13:00 h
Midweek Walk

NOTE CHANGE ….. Yellagonga R…

This walk takes in the southern portion of the park. Distance is approximately 13kms; this might vary slightly depending on what shortcuts the weather allows us to take. If the weather is really unpleasant the walk can be shortened. the walk is mostly flat. About half is on bitumen/limestone track…
09:00 h - 13:00 h
Easy Walk

Ghosthouse walk trail Yanche…

Approximately 14km loop allows walkers to encounter the sights & sounds of the pristine wetlands & discover the historic remains of the Ghost House. Undulating track with some sandy patches. Morning tea (BYO) stop at a shelter and lunch at the end of the walk. meeting at Whitfords train st…
08:30 h - 13:30 h
Medium Walk

Three Mountains

Walking from Sullivan's Rock over Mount Vincent & Mount Cuthbert followed by lunch at Monadnocks hut. Then an optional side walk to Mount Randall returning to Sullivan Rock via the road through the bush. All up approximately 15kms & is a medium walk with some steep narrow descents which …
09:00 h - 16:00 h
Medium Walk

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