Paths and trails

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River has a diversity of trails to explore on foot or by bicycle.  They are a great way to get closer to nature, improve physical and mental health, and explore the region.

Margaret River Trail Network

Use the map below to explore the 7 trails in Margaret River, or scan the QR codes at each trail description to load them onto your phone.

Wadandi Track (31km constructed)

The Wadandi Track showcases the heritage of the former Busselton to Flinders Railway, which operated from 1884-1957. Traversing pristine forests, plantations, vineyards, agricultural land and granite outcrops, this walk and cycle track has a firm surface that is suitable for all levels of experience but may present difficulties for people with mobility impairments.

Download map and brochure or use QR code to load trail map onto your phone:

Or click here

Alfred Bussell Trail (1.4km)

The Alfred Bussell Trail is a moderate walk and cycle trail that provides access from Margaret River town centre to the Wadandi Track and mountain bike trails located north of Carters Road. Users may experience minor natural hazards such as short, steep sections, steps and uneven or slippery surfaces. A good level of fitness is recommended

Use QR code to load trail map onto your phone:

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Minnie Keenan Trail (1.5km)

Minnie Keenan Trail is a linking trail between Rotary Park and the Wadandi Track (Carters Road). This moderate trail is only suitable for walkers. Users may encounter minor natural hazards such as short, steep sections and uneven or slippery surfaces. A good level of fitness is recommended

Use QR code to load trail map onto your phone:

Or click here

Barrett Street Trail (1km)

Accessed through the historic Old Settlement Precinct, Barrett Street Trail is a walk and cycle trail that provides access to Barrett Street Weir and the Bunnitj Biddi. Barrett Street Trail is an easy well-defined trail with a firm surface. It is suitable for all levels of experience and fitness but may present difficulties for people with mobility impairments.

Use QR code to load trail map onto your phone:

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Riverslea Run (2.2km)

A moderate narrow walk trail that meanders along the Margaret River and Darch Brook between Rendall Close Weir and Riverslea residential area. A good level of fitness is recommended as components of the trail consist of rocky/uneven surfaces.

Use QR code to load trail map onto your phone:

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Wannang Biddi (3.6km)

A gentle well-defined walk and cycle trail following the alignment of a former timber tramway. This trail is suitable for all levels of experience and fitness but may present difficulties for people with mobility impairments. Some trail sections may be poorly drained in winter.

Use QR code to load trail map onto your phone:

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Bunnitj Biddi (7.5km)

Bunnitj Biddi is a walk and cycle trail that winds through forests of karri, marri, jarrah and blackbutt, with peppermint in the wetter areas. It has a compacted surface with some gentle slopes, and steps in paths that lead to the water’s edge. It is suitable for all levels of experience and fitness but may present difficulties for people with mobility impairments.

Use QR code to load trail map onto your phone:

Or click here

Augusta Trails

Download the Department of Transport’s map here.

Whale Trail (2.7km return)

The Whale Trail follows the coastline from Flinders Bay to the Augusta Boat Harbour.  There is also a continuous footpath that leads from the Blackwood River mouth near Colourpatch Café to Flinders Bay so experience can be extended. The whole trail is sealed and has a very flat gradient.

Cape Leeuwin Trail (3.4km)

The Leeuwin Trail currently extends from the Augusta Boat Harbour to Dead Finish. It has a firm surface and takes in magnificent views of the Southern Ocean.

Wider Trails

Augusta-Busselton Heritage Trail

The Augusta-Busselton Heritage Trail is a self-guiding walking and/or driving tour which retraces the original route linking the settlements at Augusta and the Vasse in the 1830s.  Brochure can be downloaded here.

Cape to Cape Track

The 125km Cape to Cape Track traverses the length of Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and overlooks the adjoining Ngari Capes Marine Park, alternating spectacular sweeping cliff-top views with stretches of pristine beach.  This track is managed by the Department of Parks and Wildlife. Find out more here.

Further information

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