Western Australia

Bibbulmun Track | Western Australia

Overnight and multi day treks on the Bibbulmun Track for adults and for families.  On the overnight treks we provide the ultralight trekking gear and the evening meal.   For longer treks, our trekking gear is available for hire.   As a repeat client, save 5% on your next trek.  Get some friends together and save – 10% off price per person/per family for a group of 4.

5% of profit made from treks on the Bibbulmun Track will go to the Bibb Track Foundation for upkeep of the track and huts.   We encourage all who love the track, like we do, to support and become a member of the Foundation.

Bibbulmun Track Mt Cuthbert 2 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

 Sat 29 & Sun 30 Jun 2019     Adult 2 day over the mountains trek    This trek is only 7km one way but it is challenging and spectacular.  We start gently by climbing over Sullivan Rock and then we climb over and around both Mt Cuthbert and Mt Vincent.   They are not high but you will find them challenging and care must be taken on the exposed rock.   You will be rewarded with many great views and on top of the granite domes are beautiful pools of water surrounded by mosses and other rock plants to examine and photograph.  Monadnocks Hut is situated up high with a lovely outlook from which we can enjoy the sunset, the night sky and sounds of the bush and at dawn the bird song and hopefully lots of mist.  We return on the same track to the carpark on Albany Highway and we get to Armadale in time for lunch.

Cost:   $240 per person  – we provide the trekking gear and dinner
$180 per person – you provide your own ultralight trekking gear which includes 700/800 loft sleeping bag – we provide dinner

Bibbulmun Track Rock & Ramble 2 day Family Trek | Western Australia

 Sat 06 & Sun 07 Jul 2019     Family 2 day rock & ramble    A great opportunity to introduce your child/children to nature and be “off grid” for a day and a half.   We supply all the trekking gear and the evening meal.   This distance is very doable for beginners, 10km one way and it will delight as it has granite rock outcrops and a couple of quickly running streams.  We sleep in a hut or you can choose to camp out.  On Sunday we return on the same track to arrive at the Kalamunda Hotel in time for lunch (your cost).   Transport details supplied on booking.

Cost:   $260 per family – we provide your ultralight trekking gear and dinner (shared cost of transport, lunch your cost) – family consists of 1 adult 1 child 10yrs+, additional adult $50, additional child $50
$220 per family – Adult provides own ultralight trek gear includes 700/800 loft down sleeping bag but hires Child trek gear – we provide dinner
$200 per family – Adult and Child provide own ultralight trek gear which includes 700/800 loft down sleeping bag – we provide dinner

Bibbulmun Track 2 day mountain view Family Trek | Western Australia

 Wed 10 & Thurs 11 Jul 2019     Family 2 day mountain view trek    A great opportunity to introduce your child/children to nature and be “off grid” for a couple of days.   We supply the evening meal and ultralight trek gear is available for beginners (see 3 tiered costs).   We trek 9.6 km one way and apart from a fairly steep incline the track is very suitable for those who have not ventured out on the Bibbulmun Track before.  Our meet up point has a beautiful view so bring your thermos and morning tea to enjoy before we start trekking.  The hut and camp sites are situated on the top of the escarpment with views and pathways to meander so a great place to hang out and enjoy time around the camp fire.  Further details on trek gear and shared transport will be provided on booking.

Cost:   $260 per family – we provide your ultralight trekking gear and dinner  – family consists of 1 adult 1 child 10 yrs+, additional adult $50, additional child $50
$220 per family – Adult provides own trek gear but hires Child trek gear – we provide dinner
$200 per family – Adult and Child provide own ultralight trek gear which includes 700/800 loft down sleeping bag – we provide dinner.

Bibbulmun Track Mt Cuthbert 4 day Family Trek | Western Australia

Tues 16 to Fri 19 Jul 2019     Family L-Plate 4 day mountain and wildflower trek  This trek has been chosen as a beginner trek for its closeness to Perth, ease of access and short kms per day. The track is fairly flat for majority, crosses the Canning River and on our last day the children will enjoy the challenge of rock climbing to the summit of Mt Cuthbert with spectacular views to the east, north and north-west. This continues along the saddle to more rock climbing at Mt Vincent and we descend on a spur trail that crosses Sullivan Rock to finish at the parking area on Albany Highway.  (Kms per day 10,11,15,7, = 43km) R: easy/moderate.

Cost:  $480 per family  additional adult $25 per day, additional child $25 per day  (plus transport shared cost, trekking gear available to hire)

Bibbulmun Track Northcliffe to Pemberton 3 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 27 to Mon  Jul 2019     Adult  3 day Northcliffe to Pemberton trek   This pretty trek follows the Warren River valley and includes some lovely marri and karri country.  Kilometers per day 14km, 21km,18km.    Rated:  Moderate.     Meet in Northcliffe Friday night (car pool and shared accommodation and get to know each other over a meal – your cost)    We start walking the next day and arrive in Pemberton on Monday afternoon (shared taxi from Gloucester Tree – your cost).    More details on booking.

Cost: $255 per person (trekking gear available for hire).

Bibbulmun Track Mundaring Weir 2 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 03 & Sun 04 Aug 2019      Adult gentle 2 day meander   This trek is only 7km one way and it includes the opportunity to stop and explore the Mundaring Weir and its museum.  Once across the other side of the weir the track climbs up and around the ridge where you are rewarded with great views over the Helena Valley and the Mundaring Weir.  There are large granite outcrops which can provide photo opportunities for sunset.  Hewitt’s Hut is situated up on a hill overlooking the jarrah forest and you will be surprised at the feeling of remoteness as you look out and listen to the sounds of the bush in the night and the bird song in the early morning.  This trek has the added advantage of some luxury as we pass the Mundaring Hotel for coffee and the next day we walk back on the same track and arrive in time for an early lunch.

Cost:  $240 per person (we provide the trekking gear and dinner, transport cost shared, hotel your cost)

Bibbulmun Track Mt Cooke 3 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 17 & Mon 19 Aug 2019      Mt Cooke 3 day Adult Trek  This is a challenging trek as you will be climbing up West Australia’s highest mountain, Mt Cooke.  But the views from the top and along the ridge are outstanding and well worth the effort.  Kms per day 5,13,16 = 33km) R: Moderate.   A detailed itinerary can be downloaded on our website.  Please note, climbing over Mt Cooke can be very slippery when wet and simply trekking reserves the right to choose a different section if we anticipate wet conditions.

Cost:  $255 per person (we provide the trekking gear and dinner, transport cost shared)

Bibbulmun Track Kalamunda 2 day Family Trek | Western Australia

 Sat 07 & Sun 08 Sept  2019     Family 2 day rock and ramble  A great opportunity to introduce your child/children to interact in nature and be “off grid” for a day and a half.    The distance is very doable for beginners, 10km one way, and it will delight as it has granite rock outcrops and a couple of quickly running streams.  It is also challenging with lots of up and down as the track follows a small creek down to Piesse Brook, where we can add to the day by taking a diversion to Rocky Pool. The track then climbs up and around large granite outcrops, through narrow valleys to climb out on top of the escarpment.  We pass the Camel farm and mountain bike tracks and then move back into the forest to arrive at Hewitt’s Hut which is situated on top of a rise looking over the valley with large granite outcrops. You will be surprised at the remoteness so that we can enjoy the bush sounds at night and bird song in the morning.  On Sunday we return on the same track to arrive at the Kalamunda Hotel in time for lunch.

Cost:   $260 per family – we provide your ultralight trekking gear and dinner  – family consists of 1 adult 1 child 10 yrs+, additional adult $50, additional child $50
$220 per family – Adult provides own trek gear which includes 700/800 loft down sleeping bag but hires Child trek gear – we provide dinner
$200 per family – Adult and Child provide own ultralight trek gear which includes 700/800 loft down sleeping bags – we provide dinner
 

 

Bibbulmun Track Mountain View 4 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 14  to Tues 17 Sep 2019     Adult 4 day wildflower and granite experience  This trek is for those who have completed an overnight trek, found it fairly easy and now wish to challenge themselves to walk a larger section to see some of the best in wildflowers.  We start gently with 11km and the next three days are around 20km.   Our second day we lunch at lovely Beraking Hut with panoramic views and these views continue when we reach our camp for the night at Waalegh Campsite.  We are at the peak wildflower season mid Sept and the tracks around Waalegh are outstanding with their displays amongst the wandoo woodlands. The track north has lots of ups and downs, at times steep and challenging but you are rewarded for your efforts.  The track often skirts granite outcrops and follows small creek valleys where you are immersed in the beauty of the wildflowers surrounding you.

Cost: $380 per person (plus transport shared cost, trekking gear available to hire).

Bibbulmun Track Kalamunda 2 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 21 & Sun 22 Sep 2019     Adult 2 day rock & ramble    This is a beginners trek with only 10km to walk one way and in September as soon as you depart from Kalamunda you will be astounded at the masses of wildflowers as you descend down the valley.    It is challenging with lots of up and down but you are rewarded with lovely granite outcrops and quickly running streams. We can even add to your walking day, by taking the diversion to pretty Rocky Pool. We also can stop at the Camel farm and mountain biking.  The track moves through lovely narrow valleys with viewpoints to arrive up at the Hut overlooking the valley with large granite outcrops scattered about.  You will be surprised at the remoteness so that we can enjoy the bush sounds at night and bird song in the morning.   On Sunday we return on the same track to arrive at the Kalamunda Hotel in time for lunch (your cost).   Transport arrangements advised on booking.

Cost: $240 per person we provide the trekking gear and dinner
$180 per person you provide your own ultralight trekking gear (includes 700/800 loft down sleeping bag) – we provide dinner

Bibbulmun Track Mt Wells 4 day Family Trek | Western Australia

Tues 01 to Fri 04 Oct 2019     Mt Wells 4 day Family mountain meander   The trek starts gently and then on day 2 climbs to ascend Mt Wells.   Another highlight is the White Horse Hills area renowned for its rugged granite ridges, magnificent wandoo and great views especially from the short side trip up Boonerring Hill which offers spectacular 360 views over vast areas of forest and farmland. 55km Rated: M (kms per day 8, 15, 14, 16)  Dates includes travel to and from the track.

Cost:  $480 per family  – additional adult $25 per day, additional child $25 per day (plus transport shared cost, trekking gear available to hire)

Bibbulmun Track Donnelly River 7 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 12 to Sun 20 Oct 2019     Adult 7 day River and forest explorer trek   This spring walk starts at the picturesque town of Balingup and we have made this trek to go for seven days so that you experience the changing environment.  From the northern jarrah/marri forest into the denser damper karri forest of the south.  The first night has gorgeous sunset and sunrise views over the Blackwood valley, yes a few steep climbs and descents but the track often levels out following old rail formations that gives us gentle grades and comfortable walking.  A bit of luxury can be had at Donnelly River Village where we collect our food drop.  The next four days we follow the Donnelly River which provides delightful walking, some lovely views, early morning bird song and a number of pleasant pools and small rapids.  We meander through the karri forest of Beelelup NP to finish at the falls.  Dates included travel from and to Perth.

Cost:  $ 480 per person (plus transport and accommodation shared cost, trekking gear available to hire)

Bibbulmun Track Walpole 4 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 23 to Thurs 28 Nov 2019    Adult 4 day Coast to trees to beach trek     This section of the Bibbulmun Track is very popular as each day you experience a different terrain.   From the still waters of Walpole you will climb up for lovely views over the ocean, walk through the Tingle Forest to arrive at the beautiful Frankland River.  The hut looks over the river and may entice you in for a welcome swim.   In the morning you will want to linger to capture those pretty reflection photos.  The track meanders through the forest and we linger amongst the trees and there is lots to explore in and around the renowned Treetop Walk.  Our last night is spent over looking the southern ocean.  Great for sunset and sunrise photos.  From there we make our way down to the coast to the beach at pretty Peaceful Bay to enjoy their famous fish and chips for lunch.  Dates include travel to and from Perth.

Cost: $380 per person (plus transport and accommodation shared cost, trekking gear available for hire).

Bibbulmun Track South Coastal 4 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Sat 30 to Wed 4 Dec 2019     Adult L-Plate 4 day scenic coastal trek Denmark to Albany section is stunning coastal scenery.  To make it suitable for a beginner multi day trekker, we start just before West Cape Howe NP.  There are frequent panoramic vistas along the coast in each direction on each day, also views inland.  At Torbay, we descend to enjoy some walking along the beach and then an opportunity for a swim at Mutton Bird Island.  The track continues with more coastal vistas.  To add to the vistas are the silhouettes of the wind turbines as you walk towards your destination of Albany.   Dates include travel to and from Perth.

Cost:  $380 per person (plus transport and accommodation shared cost, trekking gear available)

 

Bibbulmun Track 2020 Family Treks | Western Australia

Sun 5 to Fri 10 Jan 2020       Summer base camp fun at Peaceful Bay with day treks  – details to come

Tues 21 Apr 2020        School holiday 4 day treks on Bibb Track  – watch this space
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Cape to Cape Naturaliste-Leewin 8 day Adult Trek | Western Australia

Immerse yourself in the natural & wild beauty of Western Australia’s premier coastal long distance 135km trail.
We pack carry so that you can have the full experience of beautiful sunsets and the quiet stillness of early morning.

Sat  14 to Sun 22 March 2020         Cape to Cape walk trail    The Cape to Cape walk trail traverses 135km along the ridge and beaches of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park following the coast to end point at Cape Leeuwin.  The walk takes in amazing views of sea and landscapes, wildflowers and the stunning Indian Ocean.  The trail explores the coastal region’s natural secrets, deserted white beaches, ancient granite boulders, limestone cliffs and secluded swimming spots.  By completing the trek over eight days, we walk no more than 20km in one day and it allows us to enjoy a swim in the afternoon at Prevelly and a morning to explore Hamelin Bay.  The majority of nights we camp at delightful little campsites tucked away under the shelter of trees but the trail also has the luxury of passing through settlements where we can enjoy a choice of accommodation and fresh food and drinks.  Dates include travel to and from Perth.

Cost:  $ 580 per person (plus shared cost of transport to begin & end of trail and food drop at Prevelly)
Trekking gear available to hire, byo dehydrated food, accommodation and food bought along the trail your cost.

Hike the stunning Western Australian coastline with Simply Trekking on the scenic Cape to Cape Trek.

Lurujarri Heritage Trail | Broome, Western Australia

Experience walking the 90km ancient song line along the coast south of Broome, sleeping out under starry skies, being guided by the local indigenous people as they share with us their stories and knowledge

July 2021        Coastal cultural indigenous trek      An ancient songline runs from the tip of the Dampier Peninsula into the deserts south of Broome and the Lurujarri Heritage Trail follows a 90km section between Minyirr the southern end of Broome’s Cable Beach and Minarriny Coulomb Point.  You will be hosted by Simply Trekking and guided by the Goolarabooloo/Millibinyarri Indigenous people.   The trail passes stunningly beautiful scenery, it is flat, easy walking on beach, rocks and dunes and on this trek we carry only a day pack as our luggage is transported inland by truck.  As you’re on the coast, you are able to wash away the day’s sweat in the turquoise sea then watch the sun sink languidly into the Indian Ocean.  Dinner is communal, with plentiful and wholesome meals and caters for vege/gluten free etc.

Cost:  $ tba per person, max 16 persons (ex Broome

Winding rivers thread through the Lurujarri Heritage Trail, Broome.