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Best Hikes and Trails in Perth: For the Adventurer in You!

People visit Perth for many reasons. Some are here for work, while some are on a vacation and backpacking. No matter for what reason you are visiting Perth, try to grab your runners and trail off on an adventure. Try a few or visit them all from the list of recommendations by Mumma’s Hostel, the best backpackers’ hostel in Perth.

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1. Matilda Bay Reserve, Crawley

Get in the 4-kilometer long loop with Matilda Bay Reserve Walk. The Perth icon UWA Boat Shed is the starting point to this trail. The trail later trips down to the Pelican Point. Then, it moves to the west towards J.H.Abrams Reserve and reaches the boat ramp. After the boat ramp, the trail moves back north, close to Hackett Drive.

The Best Part: You can expect yourself to be greeted by Bottlenose Dolphins which are occasionally spotted in the Swan River, seen from the Matilda Bay Reserve.

2. Law Walk, Kings Park, Perth

This 2.5-kilometer long loop is considered to be one of the best walking trails in Perth! The Law Walk trail takes you to the heart of the Botanic Garden in Kings Park. It takes you to the heart of the Botanic Garden in Kings Park. The trail will ultimately take you back to the Perth that existed 200 years ago.

The Best Part: You have a chance to witness the flocks of birds, flying in formations, over the Swan River.

3. Burswood Loop, Burswood

The Burswood Loop is a 6.3-kilometre-long course that moves around East Perth and Claisebrook Cove. The Heirisson Island is the highlight of this trail. If you are lucky, you might be able to see Western Grey Kangaroos at Heirisson Island’s southern enclosure.

4. Scarborough, Trigg Heritage Trail

Scarborough Trigg Heritage Trail is a 7.3-kilometre-long path. Considering its Scarborough coastline and Trigg beaches, it is a bushy trail.

The walk has three loops:

Trigg Coastal Loop

It is 2.9 kilometers long and ideal for someone who wishes to experience the coastline of Scarborough.

Scarborough Coastal Loop

It’s 1.2 kilometers long and is a hub for being a sunset coast.

Trigg Bushland Reserve

It is 2.9 kilometers long loop and is perfect for people who enjoy the sightings of reptiles and birds.

5. Bibbulmun Track, Kalamunda

If you are an adventure fanatic, this trail is definitely for you. Bibbulmun is 1000 kilometer long and goes from Kalamunda to Albany. You can witness a beautiful journey through the marri, wandoo and jarrah forest.

6. Warnbro Sound, Warnbro

It is a one way, 6.4-kilometre long trail. With ample parking space for vehicles along the coastline, you can always end or begin your trip, in case you do not want to explore the complete trail.

The Best Part: There are different sightseeing points to watch the sunset. You can also dive into the clear blue water and enjoy a nice swim.

7. Bold Park, City Beach

Cherish this memorable trail filled with coastal views with 15 kilometers long Bold Park. It’s stretched out over 436 hectares and is filled with many species of reptiles, mammals, invertebrates, amphibians, and birds.

8. Lake Monger, Wembley

Approximately 4 kilometers long, Lake Monger is the most family-friendly trail in Perth. You can also take your pets on this trail with you.

9. Herdsman Lake, Churchlands

In Perth, Herdsman Lake is the largest in-city wetland, having a trail on the water’s edge. It is a soothing experience with diverse landscapes and views which views consist of heavy bushlands, open grass parks, thick wetlands, and more.

Contact Us for The Best Backpacker Accommodation in Perth!

With Perth’s beautiful coastlines, bushlands and wonderful weather, Mumma’s hostel recommends every traveler to visit Perth on foot.

Excited about these trails and want to head in on one right away? Book your stay with Mumma’s hostel for the ultimate backpacker accommodation!

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