Backyard Blitz Series - Wardun Beelier Bidi
Cottesloe Western Australia - Tue 21st July 2020

Max Participants:
14
Address:
Cnr Grant St and Marine Pde
Location:
Cottesloe Western Australia
Date:
Tue 21st July 2020
Start Time:
8:30am
End Time:
4:00pm
Duration:
7.5 hours
Non-Member Cost:
$40.00 per person
Member Cost:
$35.00 per person
Tagged:
walk
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Let us introduce you to an area of Perth that is steeped in aboriginal culture and history, and provide an insight to some of the local Indigenous culture as we go. The Wardun Beelier Bidi (Coast to River Trail) connects the Indian Ocean with the Swan River, forming the southernmost section of the Whadjuk Network of trails and is an urban adventure you’ll remember forever!

Join us as we explore a magnificent area of our beautiful city providing spectacular views out to Rottnest Island and equally breathtaking views back to our city skyline. We will be following an 18 km loop walk starting at the Grant Marine Park in Cottesloe and passing Chidley Point, Mudurup Rocks, Minim Cove and Garungup with a few steep little climbs along the way. 

We'll wander our way through residential areas, passing by stately residences as well as jaw dropping modern mansions.  The riverside bays and walkways will have you entranced as we thread our way along boardwalks floating off limestone cliffs and onto little sandy beaches and beautifully manicured parks all offering the most gorgeous views across the river.  As you walk look out for Osprey, White faced Heron and Carnaby’s Cockatoos who feed from the parrot bushes along the riverside. We may even catch a glimpse of the Rainbow Bee-Eater which returns from it's annual migration to the Kimberley around this time each year.

Before we head back to the beach we will visit 'the Big Guns' at Leighton that protected our city during WWII before finally strolling back along the coastline to finish back where we started.

If you're in the mood join our AW host at the famous OBH or 'Obie' (Ocean Beach Hotel) for a celebratory drink! 

Map of the Wardun Beelier Bidi walk

Start/Finish: Carpark at Grant Marine park

Distance: 18km Loop / Full Day is Required

Style of Walk:  Urban, Medium Paced with some steep hills. Coastal, Riverside, Aboriginal, Heritage, Historical

 

Gallery

View from Grant Marine Park By Cecilia Broderick  - https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=78914536
Walk way
Giant Fig Tree
Aboriginal Family, Minim Cove
'Pause' sculpture
A 6in Mark VII gun replica at Leighton Battery By Calistemon - https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=89442361

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Indigenous culture

● Picturesque boardwalks, walkways, nature reserves

● Trailing along the swan river exploring many secrets along the way

● Discovering the history behind our city

Includes

Our experienced and knowledgeable AW Guide

A full day interpretive hiking experience

Photo's of Your Experience

What To Bring/Wear

- BYO Lunch for a picnic along the way

- Cash/Card

- Day Pack - Sunscreen, Hat, Water, Raincoat/Poncho, Jumper

- Comfy worn in walking shoes

- A Sense of Adventure

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