Rockingham has many interesting walking trails for visitors to follow.
With sprawling nature reserves, pristine beaches and captivating woodlands, Rockingham is an outdoor lover’s dream! Discover some of the most popular walking trails in Rockingham below or click here for more.
Penguin Island Boardwalk Walking Trail
Distance: 1.7km loop | Duration: less than 1 hour
This walking trail starts at the Penguin Experience Island Discovery Centre, home to the largest colony of Fairy Penguins, and allows walkers to experience close encounters with flora and fauna. You can pick up a map and information brochure from the Discovery Centre. It's important to stick to the walking trails and demarcated beaches only as the island is a bird sanctuary. Find out more.
Baldivis Children's Forest
Distance: 2km | Time: 20-25 minutes | Difficulty: Easy
Baldivis Children's Forest is a unique public reserve of 49 and contains Tuart Woodlands and a conservation category wetland. Local students have played a key role in establishing plants indigenous to the area, providing a safe habitat for animal, reptile and bird species. Find out more.
Rockingham to Secret Harbour Foreshore Flow Trail
Distance: 23.5km | Time: Full day | Difficulty: Easy
This walking trail connects Rockingham to Secret Harbour and offers spectacular views from the Rockingham foreshore, passing cafes, beaches and cultural heritage icons. There are plenty of rest stops along the way. Find out more.
Nyoongar Trail - Don Shepherd Nature Reserve
Distance: 575m | Time: 6 minutes | Difficulty: Easy
Named after the Nyoongar people in Western Australia, this walking trail represents the importance of the land to its people. There are six cultural interpretive signs with artwork depicting each of the six seasons and outlining the use the Nyoongar people had for their land. Find out more.
Perth Walking Trails
Perth is the perfect destination for setting out on foot and discovering the many self-guided walking trails in the region. Some can be easily explored in one day and others can take several days with accommodation options along the way.