Spectacles Banksia Trail
  • Length: 3.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: McLaughlan Road

  • End: McLaughlan Road

  • Location: Beeliar Regional Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 35km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -32.21510437

  • Longitude: 115.8301086

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Spectacles Banksia Trail is a 3.5km, grade 1 circuit hike, located in Beeliar Regional Park, Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

This 3.5 kilometre easy walk through the Spectacles Wetland in Beeliar Regional Park passes through banksia, sheoak and grasstree vegetation.

The Spectacles is 360 hectares of natural bush and wetland and is part of the chain of freshwater lakes on the Swan Coastal Plain known as Beeliar Regional Park. It is so named because it comprises two wetlands joined by a waterway, giving it the appearance of a pair of spectacles. This walk is one of two in the area. The other is the Aboriginal Heritage Trail which cirumnavigates the larger wetland.  

About the region

Beeliar Regional Park is a range of coastal wetlands containing an array of nature appreciation possibilities within the suburban confines of Perth.


Start Point: The Spectacles, McLaughlan Road, 35km (35minutes) south of Perth

End Point: The Spectacles, McLaughlan Road, 35km (35minutes) south of Perth

Region: Beeliar Regional Park, Perth

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

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