Big Swamp Walk
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 0.75hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Prince Philip Drive, South Bunbury

  • End: Prince Philip Drive, South Bunbury

  • Location: Bunbury

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  • Distance from CBD: 172km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -33.342656

  • Longitude: 115.631977

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Big Swamp Walk is a 2.5km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Bunbury Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 0.75hrs to complete.

Summary

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.  

Notes

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.