The Numbat Trail is a challenging 12 kilometre loop offering some of the most spectacular views of the surrounding Avon Valley. Located within the Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary there is an abundance of native fauna and flora along the well maintained paths with a variety of landscapes that will keep you distracted from the climbs.
The Numbat Trail is highly regarded as one of Perths best hiking trails. A challenging hike with many steps that tests even the fittest of hikers but those willing to tackle the steep inclines are well rewarded with some of the most stunning views of the Avon Valley. The sanctuary runs a rehabilitation program that provides a home for dozens of native bird species, reptiles, amphibians, kangaroos, echidnas, quendas, possums and wallabies with sightings a plenty throughout the hike.
Group Size: Max 15
Location and Times:
Meet at Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary at 6.55am
Departure 7.00am; return 1.00pm approx
Please note that the time is an approximate, in most cases the hike will run for this time but depends on the pace of the group overall and in some cases is shorter or longer. Please advise the facilitator if you are on a tight schedule.
Fitness Level: This is a Grade 3 trail, requiring a good fitness level. There are many steps which tend to wreak havoc on knees. Hiking Poles are encouraged to reduce the pressure on them.
Suitable for most fitness levels. You do not have to be incredibly fit but there are often steps, or steep ascents and descents so you must be able to handle that terrain.
Toilet facilities are available at start/end point only.
Children 8+ are welcome but they must be of an age where they can hike the distance and sit quietly themselves without disturbing yourself or anyone else throughout our nature immersion activities.
Unfortunately we are unable to cater for wheelchair access.
Payment can be made via Credit Card (fees apply) & must be made at time of booking. Cash is not accepted on the day.
If you wish to pay via Paypal (fees apply) or Bank Transfer please contact us via DM, email or call 0408428923 as we will need to process manually.
Strict 72hrs notice is required for refund. You are welcome to onsell your ticket if it falls within this time. The walk will only be cancelled in extreme weather conditions.
What to Bring
- Plenty of water
- Sturdy shoes
- Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen (30+), insect repellent
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions
- Binoculars and Hiking Poles (optional)
- Snacks and lunch
- Travel insurance*
* Please ensure that you have adequate travel insurance to cover cancellations, lost property, medical evacuation, personal liability, lost deposits, etc.
Terms and Conditions
Please go to the following link to read our Terms and Conditions before making a booking. This includes information about our Cancellation Policy.