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Why this Hike
This walk in Cape Arid National Park takes you along a 14.5KM return trail over several beach walks and small stretches of track. With wonderful coastal views and beautiful surroundings this hike is perfect for hikers wanting a beach hike in southern Western Australia.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting at the Western End of Yokinup Bay at the end of Thomas River Road, this hike follows a trail to Dolphin Cove beach where you will make a short beach walk before re-joining the trail and continuing to Little Tagon Beach. From here another short beach walk is required before going around the point to meet Tagon Beach. Walk to the end of Tagon Beach where another track can be found, walk to the end of this track (about 800 metres at another beach) before returning along the entire route taken to get here until reaching the starting point of your hike (to finish it).
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.
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