Spectacles Banksia Trail
  • Length: 3.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: McLaughlan Road

  • End: McLaughlan Road

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Beeliar Park

  • Distance from state capital: 35km

  • State: WA

Summary

This 3.5 kilometre easy walk through the Spectacles Wetland in Beeliar 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.  

Notes

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

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

Region: Beeliar Park, Perth


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