Cape to Cape Track - End to End Hike
Cape Naturaliste (Ex Perth) Western Australia - Tue 6th September 2022

Max Participants:
13
Location:
Cape Naturaliste (Ex Perth) Western Australia
Date:
Tue 6th September 2022
Start Time:
8:00am
End Time:
5:00pm
Duration:
8 Days
Meals:
7 Lunches 7 Dinners 7 Breakfasts
Distance:
124.00km approx.
Non-Member Cost:
$2399.00 Per Person based on Twin Share
Member Cost:
$2350.00 Per Person based on Twin Share
Deposit Required:
$350.00
Single Supplement:
From $400.00 Per Person
Tagged:
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Complete one of the world’s great coastal walks with Adventurous Women and our partners at Inspiration Outdoors – Eight-day tour with seven days of walking, the Cape to Cape Track meanders 135 km between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin, sometimes along the beach, sometimes along cliff-tops, but nearly always with a view of the wonderful Margaret River coastline.

 

The Cape to Cape is a challenging walk, made very achievable though, by carrying only a day pack and returning each evening to comfortable accommodation, a hot shower, glass of wine and a great meal! Big Bonus is that we only have to unpack once!!

Gallery

Time for a break
There's one in every crowd!!
Yummy morning tea's
Stunning Coastline
AW Version of Surfing
Making new friends
Not just coast ... beautiful forest as well.
Cape Leeuwin .. We did it!

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Top Ten Best Walks in Australia (National Geographic)

● Spectacular coastlines & cliff-tops

● Restaurant quality food

● No camping or heavy packs

● Karri trees and spring wildflowers

● Completing an 'end to end' on WA's Premier Coastal Trail

● Quality Accommodation in the heart of Margaret River

● Dolphin and whale sightings

● Walking in great company of like-minded women

Itinerary

Departing from Perth at 8.00am, we reach Cape Naturaliste by lunch time. Enjoy the first of many fresh picnic lunches for the week on the lawn at the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse.

Today’s walk on the Cape to Cape track is relatively easy with mostly cliff-top and some beach walking. Keep an eye out for dolphins!

Note, as we walk on the first afternoon, please wear your hiking clothes on the bus and bring your day pack ready to go. After our walk the bus will meet us at Yallingup and then we will drive to Margaret River.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Some beach walking in the morning and superb coastal views all day. The red granite boulders, white sand beaches and turquoise waters are a stunning sight to be seen!

We’ll have lunch at the surfing Mecca, Injidup, visit Quinninup Falls and finish with ocean views at Moses Rock.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This is a great day, and relatively easy – although there are a few hills and some sandy patches. The magnificent sweeping views of the coast from cliff-top vantage points, and the towering red rocks of Willyabrup are two of many highlights.

If the weather’s nice, you might enjoy a refreshing swim in the sheltered bay at Gracetown, or just soak those feet as you reflect on another great day on the Cape to Cape track.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It’s fairly easy walking among coastal heath to Ellensbrook historic homestead, where you can enjoy morning tea and explore the grounds. The track then takes an inland route, which gives us a good appreciation of the landscape away from the ocean for a while.

After lunch we’re back on the coast, and a very pleasant beach walk takes us to Cape Mentelle. We finish the day at the Margaret River mouth – another good place for a swim if it’s warm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A very varied day today! We’ll head inland again to start with, and enjoy morning tea beside the Boodjidup Brook. A beach walk takes us to Redgate for lunch and then a spectacular stretch of cliff-top walking sees us reach shady Contos Campground by afternoon tea.

The final part of the day is through the cool peaceful forest on firm, easy tracks. It’s a wonderful end to a wonderful day on the Cape to Cape track. Despite the distance, today is not usually considered the most difficult.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning we continue through the karri forest before making our way down to the aqua-blue waters of Hamelin Bay. This 6 km beach stretch can be very enjoyable, with the right mindset. Enjoy the peace, the view and the moment as you walk into Hamelin Bay for a picnic lunch.

After lunch it’s a short but challenging hike up to the tiny Foul Bay Lighthouse, with sweeping views back along the coast. Then before you know it, you’ll reach the end of another beautiful day.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This can be an exciting last day, especially if it’s windy! Much of the walking is along a limestone ledge close to the sea, complete with blowholes!

There is a long beach stretch where you can daydream about all that you’ve achieved this week. After that we head inland, occasionally sighting the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, signalling the end of your walk. Your Cape to Cape track ‘end to end’ journey officially finishes at the Cape Leeuwin waterwheel but we’ll take a walk up to the lighthouse, if time permits. Tonight we will celebrate your wonderful achievement!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a sleep in and a leisurely breakfast this morning before we drop you into Margaret River where you can enjoy a coffee and perhaps a spot of shopping. Pick up some take-away lunch (own expense) before we head back to Perth, arriving by mid afternoon (usually between 2.30 and 3pm).

Meals: Breakfast

Includes

All transport: private coach transport to and from Perth; as well as transport to and from the track each day

Professional guiding and support each day

Emergency support: guides carry satellite phones and a full first aid kit

7 night’s quality accommodation in Margaret River

Pre-dinner nibbles each night & several morning teas for the duration

7 Lunches

7 Dinners

7 Breakfasts

Excludes

Flights To/From Perth

Personal Travel Insurance

Meals not listed on the itinerary

Items of a personal nature

Accommodation

The accommodation for our guided Cape to Cape track walking tours is at the Margaret River Motel, which is located in a lovely quite nook, walking distance to the Margaret River township. The rooms are spacious, clean, twin share/double motel style rooms with en suite's and run by fabulous and helpful staff. Single supplements are available at an additional charge.  Single supplements are not mandatory for solo travellers, we will room solo travellers with a fellow solo traveller. We stay in one location for the duration of our Cape to Cape track tour.  This means that you can unpack your bags once and just relax for the week. For breakfast and evening meals we will come together in the Motel's dining area. These meals are lovingly prepared by the guides and are delicious and healthy. Each day on the track you will enjoy our famous baked cakes for morning teas.

 

What To Bring/Wear

- We will send you a complete list of recommended clothing and equipment when you book. There is plenty of time to pick up extra supplies and alcohol during the week.

More Information

Single Supplement available on request

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:

85 days or more, you will be refunded all monies paid, less a $50 administration fee.

42 to 84 days prior to departure, you will lose your deposit

28 to 41 days: 25% of full tour cost

14 to 27 days: 50% of full tour cost

less than 14 days: 100% of full tour cost, no refund

 

If we were unable to run this tour due to imposed COVID-19 restrictions, your deposit would be refunded in full.

Please see our COVID-19 specific Terms and Conditions if you're impacted by border changes, close contact requirements etc.



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