This 2.5km easy walk meanders around the Big Swamp, a conservation wetland, located one kilometre south of the Bunbury city centre. It is family friendly and suitable for walkers, cyclists, wheelchairs and gophers. A few Boardwalks add extra interest and access to the centre of the lake.
The Big Swamp Walk is home to over 60 species of Birdlife, including the Australasian grebe, white-faced heron, dusky moorhen and purple swamphen.The wetland is a popular place for Bird enthusiasts. The path has a number of lookouts including a wooden Boardwalk through paperbarks and a Bird hide in the middle of the wetland which is an excellent place to observed native Birds in their natural environment.
Start Point: Prince Philip Drive, South Bunbury, 172km (1hr 50mins) south of Perth
End Point: Prince Philip Drive, South Bunbury, 172km (1hr 50mins) south of Perth
Region: Bunbury, South West
For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA.