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This 17 kilometre loop walk is flat and offers a mix of coastal vegetation and beautiful river views. Allow at least four hours and take plenty of water to do this one. There is signage showing maps of the route at various points. Mountain bikers are permitted.
The Greenough River meets the sea (often blocked by a sandbar) at Cape Burney, 10km south of Geraldton. The river meanders through a mix of rich wheatfarms, remnant bushland, coastal vegetation and dunes. This day walk includes all this variety, plus numerous wildflowers in spring. The varied habitats ensure there is a wide variety of Birds about. The dune and riverbank areas are havens for small Birds such as wrens and honeyeaters. Pelicans, egrets, ducks and cormerants are often seen feeding in the river and estuary areas. The walk from the mouth of the River to Rudd's Gully is about three and a half kilometres.If you fancy a dip in the river after your long walk, Devlin Pool is just a short walk past the gully. The path is wide enough to cycle if you prefer If doing the whole loop, allow plenty of time for its 17km length. Spring is a good time to do this walk. In summer wear a hat, lots of water, your bathers and a picnic.
About the region
Geraldton is up there with the top must-see surfing, kite surfing, windsurfing, diving, snorkelling, boating and fishing destinations in Australia. It's also ideally situated for exploring one of the greatest displays of spring wildflowers on Earth, with some intriguing Indigenous, maritime and Spanish missionary history to discover along the way.
Located on the beautiful Batavia Coast, 419 kilometres north of Perth, a road trip to Geraldton will take you just five hours. A coach will get you there in six hours, or you can fly direct from Perth in just an hour. And during the summer months, you also have the option to arrive in style by cruise ship.
Start Point: Greenough River carpark. 393km (4 hours) north of Perth. 23km south of Geraldton
End Point: Greenough River carpark. 393km (4 hours) north of Perth. 23km south of Geraldton
Region: Geraldton, Coral Coast
For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA.