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Useful Links

TRAILS WA WEBSITE - www.trailswa.com.au

TRAILS WA APP - https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/id1056427684

PARK ALERTS AND UPDATES for National Parks, Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi Trail  www.dbca.wa.gov.au

Parks & Wildlife Services -Recreation and Trails Unit - Manager of all trails in national park areas including the Bibbulmun Track, Cape to Cape Track and Munda Biddi Trail. Phone: 9334 0265 Email: recreationandtrails@dbca.wa.gov.au

Department of Sport and Recreation- Key advocate for WA's trail network. Develops WA State Trails Strategy and administers the Lotterywest Trails funding program. http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/trails

IMBA Oz International Mountain Bike Association Australia - IMBA started in the USA and deals with mtb trails, access to land and trails advocacy. It has spread all throughout the world, and now finally down under to Australia. http://imba-au.com/

FIND MORE TRAILS AND PARKS

Explore Parks WA - An online visitor's guide to Western Australia's parks, reserves and other recreation areas. parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au

PerthTourism.com.au - profiles of walking, cycling and drive trails in Perth's Eastern Region (Swan River, Swan Valley and Perth Hills). Visit www.perthtourism.com.au

Walk GPS - provides descriptions for more than 50 one-day walks, most of which are less than 100km from Perth. Includes Route maps, waypoints, links to satellite imagery, and over 700 photos. www.walkgps.com

Rail Trails Australia Rail trails are shared-use paths recycled from abandoned railway corridors. They can be used for a range of purposes including walking, cycling and horse riding. For more information on rail trails in WA and other states, visit www.railtrails.org.au

FORUMS

Mountainbike forum hucktoflat.com - lots of useful info about trails and WA's most popular mtb forum.

Ultra light hiking forum http://lightweighthikersblog.blogspot.com

CLUBS AND GROUPS

Action Outdoors - Fun, Fitness & Friendship - The Action Outdoors Association arranges a wide variety of outdoor activities for members and visitors including bushwalking, cycling (both on and off road), kayaking, and camping. www.aoa.asn.au

Bushwalking WA - Looking for a bushwalking club? - Bushwalking WA is the peak body for all bushwalkers and clubs within the state. Links to each club from their website. www.bushwalkingwa.org.au

Nature Play WA - If you’re a parent looking for ideas on how to get your children more involved in outdoor activities in Western Australia, then visit www.natureplaywa.org.au

Outdoors WA - the peak body for the outdoor sector in Western Australia, including camping, outdoor recreation and outdoor education. www.outdoorswa.org

Silent Revolution - a Mountain Biking website primarily for girls keen to give mtb riding a go and looking for others to ride with - from social to compeition level. Encourages the guys and kids to get involved too.  www.silentrevolution.com.au

WA Rogaining Association - Cross-country navigation events - all levels of competition - families and novices welcome! wa.rogaine.asn.au

West Australian Mountain Biking Association (WAMBA) - WAMBA is the trail advocacy and co-ordination body for mountain biking in Western Australia. WAMBA acts as a resource for clubs looking for help on trail advocacy and grants and co-ordinates the racing calendar.

WAMBA generates, develops and protects trail experiences for mountain bike riders in Western Australia and promotes responsible biking and innovative and sustainable trail management.  www.wamba.org.au  or join them on Facebook.

ENVIRONMENT

Leave No Trace Australia - a national non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible outdoor travel and recreation. www.lnt.org.au

Keep Australia Beautiful www.kabc.wa.gov.au/

TOUR, EVENTS & SERVICE PROVIDERS

Adventurous Women

This Women's Adventure Club is Australia Wide and free to Join.  The club provides lots of opportunities for members to meet locally through attending events & activities.  Find out more at 

Bibbulmun Track Foundation

The Bibbulmun Track Foundation offers a variety of events to suit all ages and most fitness levels. From guided walks to learning how to cook amazing food on a fuel stove you're sure to find something that interests you! The Foundation also runs fully supported 9-day tours - enjoy the all the highlights of the Bibbulmun Track carrying only a day pack and with a comfy bed each night!

Down Under Discoveries (Perth region, south west and north west coast)

Down Under Discoveries is a small family owned tour company offering a range of nature based experiences, walks and hikes to many unique attractions throughout Perth and Western Australia.

Dwellingup Adventures (Dwellingup area)

Both the Munda Biddi and Bibbulmun Track pass through the town of Dwellingup. Dwellingup Adventures offers a wide range of equipment for hire including canoes, rafts, mountain bikes and camping equipment. A number of self guided supported tours are available including paddling down the Murray River.

Inspiration Outdoors
Fully supported walking tours of the Bibbulmun Track, Cape to Cape Track and more. Carry only your day pack whilst you walk through some of WA's most beautiful natural areas; and return each night to a hot shower, delicious meal and a comfortable bed.

Munda Biddi Tours & Shuttle Services

Full supported tours and a regular shuttle service for riders and their bikes to access the Munda Biddi Trail between Mundaring (Perth) and Albany.

Pemberton Discovery Tours (Pemberton/Northcliffe area) 

Track drop-off services from Pemberton for hikes from two hours to up to five days. Explore Pemberton’s hidden treasurers by 4WD and experience dunes, beach and forest, wineries, wildflowers and fishing. 

Rock and Roll Mountain Biking

The major aim of the company is to provide flexible customized tours, rides and clinics for all different levels of riders. We offer a huge range of services from day tours to weekenders, bike maintenance workshops all the way to race coaching. 

World Expeditions
For over two decades World Expeditions has paved the way to explore the wild and varied landscapes of Australia. Join a fully supported seven-day journey along the Bibbulmun Track. 5% discount per booking for Bibbulmun Track Foundation members.

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