Hopping with Kangaroos on Heirisson Island

Perth, Australia

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The Facts

  • Start or End: Start or end at almost any point in the Perth CBD. Probably the most useful starting point is one of the inner-city train stations, such as Elizabeth Quay (Google Map Directions) or Perth Underground (Google Map Directions), or nearby buses.
  • Length: 5.6km (3.5mi) in about 1.5hr (one way)
  • Grade: Easy. Very flat and paved most of the way apart from the gravel paths of Heirisson Island.
  • Date Walked: 26th of April 2015

The Story

An afternoon with urban kangaroos and leisurely riverside walks.

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