Join us for an 'advanced' hiking experience on the Numbat Trail within the Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary. **Please note that the price of this hike includes your $10 entry fee into the sanctuary
This solid walk also incorporates part of the Quenda and Possum trails and provides a wonderful challenge to experienced walkers, rewarding them with a wide variety of natural features from creek lines to granite outcrops and wildflower displays, to open powder bark forest.
Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary, an Australian Wildlife Conservancy property is 1 hour north east of Perth in the Avon Valley on Clenton Road, Gidgegannup and offers a number of spectacular walking trails through Jarrah, Wandoo and Powderbark forest combined with heath and wetland habitat.
Please park in the car park adjacent to a locked gate which leads to the trails. The locked gate can only be accessed with a code which your guide will have on the day.
We will allow 15 minutes grace time for anyone who may be running late before starting and relocking the gate so please plan your journey.
Distance: 12k Approx (estimated 7 hours including lunch break & frequent rest stops)
Terrain: Hilly / Hard Rating - Suitable for fit bush walkers, or those preparing for long distance walks/endurance training
IMPORTANT - MOBILE COVERAGE: Please note that you may or may not have a mobile signal as you get closer to Paruna car park & we cannot guarantee that our Adventurous Women Guide will have signal either if she is already at the car park waiting for you, so if for any reason you cannot make it on the day or you're running late, ring or (preferably text) well ahead of the starting time to ensure she gets the message.
● Wildflowers (seasonal) Heathland
● Jarrah, Wandoo & Powderbark Forest
● Granite Outcrops
● Stunning Views
Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary Entry Fee - $10pp
Friendly, knowledgeable & experienced Bush Walking Guide
Personal small group hiking experience
Comprehensive First Aid Kit & PLB
Fully Accredited Tour Operator of 15 years leading hikes in WA
All insurances / permits required to lead tours in WA
Yummy Morning Tea
Photo's of your day on the trail
Transport to/from Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary (Contact us if you wish to car pool)
Lunch - (BYO)
- Minimum 2-3 litres of water
- Sturdy hiking shoes/boots with good grip
- Sun Hat, Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellent
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Snacks and lunch
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- Personal Medication/First Aid kit
- Walking Poles (optional)
- Tissues / Wet Ones (for toilet breaks in the bush)
- Something to carry your rubbish out (nothing gets left behind Leave No Trace)
Notice of cancellation must be in writing, with an email as an acceptable form of communication, directly to Adventurous Women with the following conditions:
14 days + prior to departure - Full Refund
7 days - 13 days prior to departure - Full Refund minus $5 admin fee
6 days or less prior to departure - No Refund
No refund is available after departure of a walk or tour has commenced.