Join us for a full day hiking experience on the Numbat Trail within the Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary. This solid day walk also incorporates part of the Quenda and Possom 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.
Distance: 12k Approx (estimated 8 hours including lunch break & frequent rest stops)
Terrain: Hilly - Medium to Hard Rating - Suitable for very fit bush walkers only (or those involved in endurance sport preparation)
Meeting Point: Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary, which is 1 hour north east of Perth in the Avon Valley on Clenton Road, Gidgegannup. Click Here for Google Map Directions. 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 we receive on booking so if you aren't able to make it, please let us know the night before so we're not waiting. Phone reception is limited and signal is only on top of the higher hills once in the sanctuary. We will allow 15 minutes grace time for anyone who may be running late so please plan your journey.
Track Notes - CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
AW Guide - Sue O'Connor PH: 0403 781 803
If you'd like to join this walk, please click on the BOOK NOW button above
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
Experienced Bush Walking Guide
Comprehensive First Aid Kit
Insurances & PLB
Yummy Morning Tea
Photo's of your day on the trail
Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary Entry Fee - $5pp
Transport to/from Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary (Contact us if you wish to car pool)
Lunch - (BYO)
- Minimum 2 - 3 litres of water
- Sturdy shoes/boots with good grip
- Sun Hat, Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- 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)
No refund is available after the walk has been paid for.