Kalamunda to Mundaring
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Duration
8 hours

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Distance
20 km

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Difficulty
Intermediate

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Tour
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Tour Description

The Kalamunda to Mundaring Weir section of the Bibbulmun Track features steep rocky terrain, flowing waters, granite boulders, picturesque views over the Mundaring Weir and Lake CY O’Connor plus amazing valley views all combined in 20kms of hiking gold!

Kicking off at the Bibbulmun Track Northern Terminus (Kalamunda), we will travel through the former golf course that is now known as Jorgensen Park and into Kalamunda National Park. Following the creek line of Piesse Brook downwards we will admire spectacular valley views before we start heading up hill past granite outcrops and boulders and through lush mixed Jarrah forest. Shortly after we pass the Camel Farm the track levels out and stays relatively flat as we pass numerous gorgeous granite outcrops which make excellent vantage points to stop and take in the inspiring views of Paull’s Valley!

We’ll stop at Golden View lookout to admire the views of the Mundaring Weir before hiking through Beelu National Park to reach the Weir and Lake CY O’Connor. You will marvel in its beauty and after reading the interpretive signage have an appreciation of the work that went into building this impressive structure regarded as one of the world’s great engineering projects. After crossing the weir, we will pass some large granite boulders before reaching the Mundaring Weir Hotel where we can have a nice cold refreshing drink and toast to our hiking achievement!

Off The Beaten Track WA will guide you along the Bibbulmun Track, through Piesse Brook and Paull’s Valley as you take in the views of one the most difficult and scenic sections of this world class trail! The terrain on this section of the Bibbulmun is quite steep and rocky in parts but you will be well supported by Off The Beaten Track WA.

Off The Beaten Track WA provide a trained and experienced Lead Guide & Tail Ender for our Hiking Experiences & Adventure Tours. We carry two-way communication devices, a personal location beacon when phone signal is not available and we’re a fully licensed, insured and accredited Western Australian tourism business providing hiking and adventure experiences with a twist!


Experience Includes

20km guided hike
Bus from Mundaring Weir Hotel to start point in Kalamunda,
Morning tea
Complimentary use of hiking poles
Sunscreen and insect repellent
Access to all hike photographs.
Bibbulmun Kalamunda to Mundaring
Bibbulmun Kalamunda to Mundaring

Tour Terrain & Experience Level

Fitness level: A reasonable level of fitness is required as we will be hiking 20kms at a pace of approximately 3-4kms/hr.

What to Bring?

  • Camera
  • 3ltrs water
  • Personal first aid
  • Snack/light lunch
  • A good attitude and big smile!

Itinerary

Meeting Point: Mundaring Weir Hotel, Cnr Mundaring Weir Rd & Hall Rd, Mundaring. Please meet at 7:45am so we can board the bus on time.

Booking & Cancellation Policy

No-shows and cancellations received within 7 days of tour departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

Cancellations received 8-14 days prior to the tour departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee.

Cancellations received over 15 days prior to the tour departure will receive 0% cancellation fee and a full refund minus book/transaction fees.

Customers can transfer their booking to a friend or family member with no penalty but must advise in writing so Off The Beaten Track WA can provide confirmation information to this individual and ensure waivers are completed.

All bookings are made online via Rezdy Stripe or Paypal and are inclusive of GST and will incur a booking fee. The booking fee is non-refundable in the case of a cancellation.

If Off The Beaten Track WA cancels a tour you will be eligible to transfer amounts paid to another departure date or alternatively receive a full refund.

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COVID_19 Measures

We encourage all hikers to keep a distance of 1.5m away from others and utilise the hand sanitizer available whilst on our hikes. If you are unwell, please stay at home, and we’ll do the same.