The Numbat Trail - Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary
Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary Western Australia - Sat 17th June 2023

Max Participants:
Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary Western Australia
Sat 17th June 2023
Start Time:
End Time:
3:30pm approx
7 hrs approx
Hike Rating:
Grade 4
Non-Member Cost:
$65.00 per person
Member Cost:
$60.00 per person

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.


Getting There


  • From Midland, head east along Toodyay Road
  • Go 11 km up the hill, past Red Hill Tip, and turn left onto O’Brien Road
  • Go about 15 km to the junction of Ewing Road (at sign to Walyunga Lookout)
  • Turn right onto Clenton Road and go 2.5 km, then turn left onto Avon Road
  • Go about 1 km to the end of Avon Road
  • Follow signs to parking area outside pedestrian gate



Rewarded with beautiful views
We're on the right trail!
Looking out over the valley
Rocky Outcrops
Morning Tea - Always a Hit!


Please note map locations and route are approximate only


● Wildflowers (seasonal) Heathland

● Jarrah, Wandoo & Powderbark Forest

● Granite Outcrops

● Wildlife

● 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)

What To Bring/Wear

- 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)

Cancellation & Refunds

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.

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