Walking Burns Beach to Hillarys Boat Harbour

Perth, Australia

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  • Note from October 2020: Due to the proposed development of the Ocean Reef Marina the path around the Ocean Reef Boat Harbour will probably be inaccessible. The construction of such an unnecessary marina and housing development is unfortunate, particularly for the local environment. If you wish to learn more about the objections to the development please visit the Save Ocean Reef website or the Facebook page.
  • Start or End: I started at Currambine Train Station and then walked about 3km along Burns Beach road to the coast (Google Map Directions). Alternatively, go to Joondalup Train Station and take the bus directly to Burns Beach (Google Map Directions). I ended at Hillarys Boat Harbour, where there is a bus stop on West Coast Drive which can take you to the train line (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 17.8km (11.1mi) in about 3.5hr
  • Grade: Easy to Medium. Flat and nicely paved. A little long though. Public transport options along the route. Optional beach walks.
  • Date Walked: 21st of February 2015

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An early morning walk along the Indian Ocean with paths in the dunes, stunning coastline views and horses enjoying a skinny dip.

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