This is one of a series of eight day walks on the Bibbulmun Track in Western Australia. The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's... more » great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda on the outskirts of Perth, to the historic town of Albany on the south coast.
This guide offers three options to experience breathtaking coastal views, spectacular carpets of wildflower heathlands and the majestic site of the Albany wind farm.
Option 1: An 8km return walk along the Track to view the Albany wind farm with it's giant white wind turbines standing majestically along the coastline. A walkway around the base of the turbines allows a close up view and various lookouts offer sweeping views across Torbay to West Cape Howe National Park and the city of Albany to the east.
Option 2: A 18.2km return walk past the Albany and Grasmere wind farms to Mutton Bird campsite and back. The campsite provides a great place for morning tea or lunch before returning to your car at Sandpatch.
Option 3: A 13.2km one way journey through the Albany and Grasmere wind farms and continuing along the coast to the Mutton Bird Island lookout and beach. You will require a vehicle at either end to complete this walk, or arrange for a pick up from Mutton Bird car park.
The Bibbulmun Track offers a wide range of experiences, from a gentle stroll to enjoy the peace and beauty of the natural environment, to an epic eight week adventure camping out at the 49 campsites and enjoying the hospitality of nine communities along the way. Those that walk every step of the way can be registered as end-to-enders.
This guide is just a taste of the 1000km Bibbulmun Track. For other day walks or multi-day trips view the Bibbulmun Track guides. less «