Cape Naturaliste to Sugarloaf Rock
  • Length: 3.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Cape Naturaliste Road

  • End: Sugarloaf Rock WA

  • Location: Dunsborough

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  • Distance from CBD: 270km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -33.53945319

  • Longitude: 115.0196878

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Cape Naturaliste to Sugarloaf Rock is a 3.5km, grade 1 one way hike, located in Dunsborough, Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

This 3.5 kilometre length of the Cape to Cape track is wheelchair accessible and provides stunning coastal views between Cape Naturaliste and Sugarloaf rock.

The new 'Access for More' section of the Cape to Cape Walk Track runs between the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and Sugarloaf Rock.  This is a world class, levelled and bituminised Class 1 trail that provides an exceptional experience to walkers of all abilities.  It also incorporates more than 1 kilometre of timber Boardwalk.nIt is suitable for wheelchairs, being graded 1 in 12. It can be accessed by road at either end. It offers excellent views of the coast and whales may be spotted June- October.

About the region

Located on the stunning turquoise banks of Geographe Bay, Dunsborough would have to have one of the most tranquil and magnificent locations in the world.
Sparkling calm clear water and white sandy Dunsborough beaches are linked to town by lush green grass and shady paths. There is a bustling café atmosphere and plenty of gorgeous boutique shops. At night there’s a great vibe with brew houses, wine bars and pubs with a live music scene, restaurants and cafes.

Beachfront cycle ways and walking paths turn into a hiking trail through the regional park along the bay. With ideal beaches for swimming it is also a great location for diving, snorkelling, kayaking and other water sports. There are even two golf courses!

Out on the most north-western point is the top end of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, which is one of the many Dunsborough attractions. This precinct is home to Dunsborough’s working lighthouse, Cape Naturaliste and the starting point of the Cape to Cape Track.

Built on the foundation of surfing and family holidays, this resort town has grown into a holiday spot rich in luxury and fun, ideal for family, friends, couples and backpackers.

Tips

Start Point: End of Cape Naturaliste Road, Near Dunsborough, 270km (3.5 hours) south of Perth

End Point: Sugarloaf Rock WA

Region: Dunsborough, South West


For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA. 

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