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NOTE: EVENT HOST CLAIRE Meet us at 8:15am outside the Castle Street Community Centre at 8:15am for an 8:30am start. Star Swamp Bushland Reserve is a bushland reserve occupying about half of the land area of the suburbs of Watermans Bay and North Beach in the northern suburbs of Perth. Star Swamp contains a history trail that spans over a 1.4 km walk. The trail contains 10 points of interest each marked with a plaque and sign. After the walk we can have a coffee in Flora Street.
This is a self hosted event - please meet and greet at specified time for scheduled walk. Meet at Coogee Beach Cafe.. (Summer)We'll walk along hard sand barefoot to Woodman's Point then back and a cuppa at the cafe for those who've got time. There's a hard path to and from if preferred. There's lots of other walkers, seagulls and hopefully sunshine on this walk. Walk is about 5ks all up. Look forward to seeing you there. (Winter) Time to bring the shoes for the path walk . Beach may be washed away and too cold. We'll walk up to and around Woodmans Point and head back for a warm cuppa at the cafe. See you there.
About the hike: Reasonably easy return walk in the Mundy Regional Park, Whistlepipe Gully in the Perth Hills. The trail follows the narrow river as it courses over cascades and small waterfalls and offers views over the coastal plain to Perth. It's really beautiful. BRING YOUR TEENS with a responsible adult. Bring your camera. Cost: Free to me hence free to you. Distance: 3.5 Km approx. Pace: Steady!!!! It’s a walk to enjoy and not a race. There are many photo opportunities and moments to stop and appreciate. Let’s not rush. Category: Easy- Moderate Terrain: Some up and down hill. Uneven surface and slippery surfaces. Walking poles are helpful but not essential. Parking: Free but limited space. Toilet Facilities: Bushes. How to get there: There appear to be 2 Lewis roads in Kalamunda and one of them is wrong. First head for Wandoo road on your Sat Nav and then turn Left into Lewis road. I’ll have a bright orange flag on my bag. What to bring essential: Plenty of water and food. A good idea: Nibbles and a picnic and decent piece of cake to offer the leader (Joke). A thermos. I carry a small plastic sheet to sit on. What to wear: Dress weather appropriate. Thin layers are best. Bring a back pack. Good gripping footwear. Stilettoes not advised! Disclaimer: By attending this event you accept that are responsible for your own health and safety and I am in no part accountable. With any hike, there is a risk of slips, trips and falls. If you have a pre-existing medical condition that compromises your ability to safely partake in this activity, then please do not attend without medical clearance.
Please note there are no cash out facilities so bring cash if you want coffee or food. Meet in the carpark just inside the entrance at 8:45am. The park opens at 9:00am and it will be busy. There is a $15 admission fee. Toilets are at the carpark. Feel free to wander and explore at your own pace and we’ll arrange a time to catch up for coffee later in the morning. You can visit the website for more information: https://www.araluenbotanicpark.com.au/events/its-yates-springtime-at-araluen/