Group-guided

OVERVIEW

Spanning Australia’s southwest edge from Cape Leeuwin to Cape Naturaliste, the Cape to Cape track is the longest coastal walk in Australia, 135kms from start to finish. The extraordinary landscape offers great variety, spanning squeaky white sand beaches, secluded coves, towering forests and limestone caves.

The Cape to Cape track is a world class walk that traverses cliff-tops, deserted beaches, hamlets and villages, coastal heathlands, peppermint tree woodlands and majestic Karri forests with tall open stands of eucalypt, unique to the location.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CAPE TO CAPE TRACK:

  • 2 experienced Auswalk guides
  • Fully inclusive – including all transport from Perth and on and off the track
  • 2 course dinners, walkers lunches and continental/cooked breakfasts each day
  • Glorious 8 days of pack for walking sleeping in a comfortable bed and the luxury of having a hot shower each day
  • Wine tasting – exploring the great wines of the Margaret River Region
  • Benefit of being located in the Margaret River an area renowned for its excellent food and wine
  • Security of walking with a company that has nearly 30 years’ experience in running group guided walking holidays

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
GROUP GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2495

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 255

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
Perth to Gnarabup via Margaret River

Starting in Perth at 8:00am, the first stop is the Margaret River Wine area for lunch. We then make our way to our first walk today near Gnaranup.  We then travel to our accommodation to settle in.

Walking: Easy / 4-8 km / 1.5 -2.5 hrs
Meals: Lunch and 2 course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup (ensuited rooms are available at an extra cost)

DAY 2
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse to Cosy Corner

Today’s walk is fairly lengthy but is well worth the effort, the highlights include Cape Hamelin, where there is a beautiful bay surrounded by granite boulders, sandy Deepdene Beach and a coastal section with unusual solution holes in the limestone rocks. There’s epic views over the Indian ocean as you walk almost the whole way.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 19 km / 6 to 7 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 3
Cosy Corner to Boranup Forest

Explore a secluded stretch of coastline beginning with Boranup Beach. The variety of landscape traversed today makes the walking even more of a delight. Walk comfortably through coastal heathlands, eucalyptus and peppermint woodlands. There’s a section with masses of grass trees and the first of the tall karri forests.

Walking: 20 km / Moderate to Challenging / 6 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 4
Boranup Forest to Gnarabup

One of the most spectacular sections of coastline includes a remarkable grotto and natural spring at Bob’s Hollow. The ever present azure blue Indian Ocean has a calming quality that works in concert with the walking. The scope of the offshore reefs and the massive seas give you the first indication as to why this is one of the most heralded surfing destinations in the world.

Walking: 20 km / Moderate to Challenging / 6 to 7 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 5
Gnarabup to Ellensbrook Homestead

Walk straight from breakfast along the coast to cross Margaret River (tides permitting) through to Ellensbrook Historic Homestead.  Ocean views are plentiful whilst you walk amongst a variety of flowering shrubs. To finish off the walk you pass Meekadarabee Falls and even a small grotto where a mysterious story unfolds.

Walking: 15 km / Moderate / 6 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 6
Ellensbrook Homestead to Moses Rock

Continue past Ellensbrook Homestead, a National Trust property where the original owners built a water wheel that’s still operational. Highlights include Wilyabrup Cliffs which are popular with rock climbers, massive granite outcrops and two superb capes. We walk past Gracetown a small settlement overlooking Cowaramup Bay. There’s an opportunity for a coffee break and then onto Moses Rock where we finish walking today.

Walking: 21.5 km / Moderate / 6.5 to 7.5 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 7
Moses Rock to Yallingup

There’s a long distance to cover today, but it is scenic the entire way. Massive granite outcrops and two superb capes at Cape Clairault and Canal Rocks. The beaches here are also popular with surfers. Today’s walk ends in the small town of Yallingup.

Walking: 22 km / Moderate to Challenging / 7 to 8 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner in restaurant
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 8
Yallingup to Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

The final section of walk passes Sugarloaf Rock, a summer home to red-tailed tropic birds. Much of the coast here is limestone, with short stretches of beach and low rocky areas and the ever present massive seas. The 135 kms Cape to Cape walk culminates around lunchtime at the lighthouse at Cape Naturaliste thus completing the longest coastal walk in Australia. We then drive back to Perth arriving at approximately 5.45pm.

Walking: 13 km / Moderate / 5 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Cooked breakfast and a walkers lunch

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • 2 professional and experienced guides
  • Fully inclusive – including all transport from Perth and on and off the track
  • 2 course dinners, walkers lunches and continental/cooked breakfasts each day
  • 8 days of pack free walking sleeping in a comfortable bed with the luxury of having a hot shower each day
  • Ensuite rooms available at an extra cost of $300 per walker based on twin share accommodation
  • Wine tasting – exploring the great wines of the Margaret River Region
  • Benefit of being located in the Margaret River an area renowned for its excellent food and wine
  • Security of walking with a company that has nearly 30 years’ experience in running group guided walking holidays

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

Enjoy a 2 course meal each night, either in-house prepared in conjunction with our guides and a renowned local caterer or out at local Margaret River restaurants. We also dine at a few select restaurants in the region. We start each day with a hearty breakfast provided communally in the beach house dining room. Walkers lunches are substantial with great variety ensuring that you’ll never go hungry. More importantly, we eat lunch at stunning natural locations on the Cape to Cape track that can only be reached by foot.

Walkers will enjoy staying in one centrally located accommodation each night, right next to the track and the beach. The living spaces and bathrooms in the beach house are shared. There are single supplement rooms available at an additional cost.

There are also limited private ensuite rooms available at a small extra cost of $300 per walker (based on double/twin share accommodation). These are located in close walking proximity to the beach house. Dining will still be communal at the beach house. Contact our office for further details.

Alcohol and drinks are not included with meals (except for limited wine, tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

FOR EACH DAY

Day 1

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Day 2

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Day 3

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GENERAL INFO

The walking is moderate to challenging but done at a pace that suits everyone. Walks consist of mostly coastal tracks with some bushland 4WD tracks and sections of beach. On average, we walk 17 km per day, with longer days reaching distances of up to 24 km. This is a rewarding expeditionary hike and at 135kms, making it Australia’s longest coastal walk.

Two professional and experienced guides, knowledgeable of the area and its natural surroundings can offer easier and more challenging walk options along the way.

Pre and post tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Perth, however we pick up and drop off from one central hotel the Miss Maud Swedish Hotel, 97 Murray Street, Perth. The tour starts at 8:00am at Miss Mauds. We arrive back in Perth at approximately 5.45pm on the last day.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

This trip can easily be combined with the Bibbulmun Track group-guided trip for an extended Western Australia walking holiday.

WEATHER

See the Bureau of Meteorology’s information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend purchasing a travel insurance policy as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your Auswalk holiday after we have confirmed it. We want to help make insurance more affordable by offering you a discount on policies purchased through NIB Insurance. This applies to any NIB policies issued via this link. Get an instant quote and purchase online now.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 29 Mar 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 10 Apr 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 19 Apr 2020
    FULL
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 15 Sep 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 20 Sep 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 14 Apr 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2595

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $275

    Single supplement is for a private room in beach house with a shared bathroom

Overview

OVERVIEW

Spanning Australia’s southwest edge from Cape Leeuwin to Cape Naturaliste, the Cape to Cape track is the longest coastal walk in Australia, 135kms from start to finish. The extraordinary landscape offers great variety, spanning squeaky white sand beaches, secluded coves, towering forests and limestone caves.

The Cape to Cape track is a world class walk that traverses cliff-tops, deserted beaches, hamlets and villages, coastal heathlands, peppermint tree woodlands and majestic Karri forests with tall open stands of eucalypt, unique to the location.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CAPE TO CAPE TRACK:

  • 2 experienced Auswalk guides
  • Fully inclusive – including all transport from Perth and on and off the track
  • 2 course dinners, walkers lunches and continental/cooked breakfasts each day
  • Glorious 8 days of pack for walking sleeping in a comfortable bed and the luxury of having a hot shower each day
  • Wine tasting – exploring the great wines of the Margaret River Region
  • Benefit of being located in the Margaret River an area renowned for its excellent food and wine
  • Security of walking with a company that has nearly 30 years’ experience in running group guided walking holidays

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
GROUP GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2495

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 255

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
Perth to Gnarabup via Margaret River

Starting in Perth at 8:00am, the first stop is the Margaret River Wine area for lunch. We then make our way to our first walk today near Gnaranup.  We then travel to our accommodation to settle in.

Walking: Easy / 4-8 km / 1.5 -2.5 hrs
Meals: Lunch and 2 course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup (ensuited rooms are available at an extra cost)

DAY 2
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse to Cosy Corner

Today’s walk is fairly lengthy but is well worth the effort, the highlights include Cape Hamelin, where there is a beautiful bay surrounded by granite boulders, sandy Deepdene Beach and a coastal section with unusual solution holes in the limestone rocks. There’s epic views over the Indian ocean as you walk almost the whole way.

Walking: Moderate to Challenging / 19 km / 6 to 7 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 3
Cosy Corner to Boranup Forest

Explore a secluded stretch of coastline beginning with Boranup Beach. The variety of landscape traversed today makes the walking even more of a delight. Walk comfortably through coastal heathlands, eucalyptus and peppermint woodlands. There’s a section with masses of grass trees and the first of the tall karri forests.

Walking: 20 km / Moderate to Challenging / 6 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 4
Boranup Forest to Gnarabup

One of the most spectacular sections of coastline includes a remarkable grotto and natural spring at Bob’s Hollow. The ever present azure blue Indian Ocean has a calming quality that works in concert with the walking. The scope of the offshore reefs and the massive seas give you the first indication as to why this is one of the most heralded surfing destinations in the world.

Walking: 20 km / Moderate to Challenging / 6 to 7 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 5
Gnarabup to Ellensbrook Homestead

Walk straight from breakfast along the coast to cross Margaret River (tides permitting) through to Ellensbrook Historic Homestead.  Ocean views are plentiful whilst you walk amongst a variety of flowering shrubs. To finish off the walk you pass Meekadarabee Falls and even a small grotto where a mysterious story unfolds.

Walking: 15 km / Moderate / 6 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 6
Ellensbrook Homestead to Moses Rock

Continue past Ellensbrook Homestead, a National Trust property where the original owners built a water wheel that’s still operational. Highlights include Wilyabrup Cliffs which are popular with rock climbers, massive granite outcrops and two superb capes. We walk past Gracetown a small settlement overlooking Cowaramup Bay. There’s an opportunity for a coffee break and then onto Moses Rock where we finish walking today.

Walking: 21.5 km / Moderate / 6.5 to 7.5 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 7
Moses Rock to Yallingup

There’s a long distance to cover today, but it is scenic the entire way. Massive granite outcrops and two superb capes at Cape Clairault and Canal Rocks. The beaches here are also popular with surfers. Today’s walk ends in the small town of Yallingup.

Walking: 22 km / Moderate to Challenging / 7 to 8 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two course dinner in restaurant
Accommodation: Comfortable rooms in Gnarabup

DAY 8
Yallingup to Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

The final section of walk passes Sugarloaf Rock, a summer home to red-tailed tropic birds. Much of the coast here is limestone, with short stretches of beach and low rocky areas and the ever present massive seas. The 135 kms Cape to Cape walk culminates around lunchtime at the lighthouse at Cape Naturaliste thus completing the longest coastal walk in Australia. We then drive back to Perth arriving at approximately 5.45pm.

Walking: 13 km / Moderate / 5 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Cooked breakfast and a walkers lunch

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • 2 professional and experienced guides
  • Fully inclusive – including all transport from Perth and on and off the track
  • 2 course dinners, walkers lunches and continental/cooked breakfasts each day
  • 8 days of pack free walking sleeping in a comfortable bed with the luxury of having a hot shower each day
  • Ensuite rooms available at an extra cost of $300 per walker based on twin share accommodation
  • Wine tasting – exploring the great wines of the Margaret River Region
  • Benefit of being located in the Margaret River an area renowned for its excellent food and wine
  • Security of walking with a company that has nearly 30 years’ experience in running group guided walking holidays
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

Enjoy a 2 course meal each night, either in-house prepared in conjunction with our guides and a renowned local caterer or out at local Margaret River restaurants. We also dine at a few select restaurants in the region. We start each day with a hearty breakfast provided communally in the beach house dining room. Walkers lunches are substantial with great variety ensuring that you’ll never go hungry. More importantly, we eat lunch at stunning natural locations on the Cape to Cape track that can only be reached by foot.

Walkers will enjoy staying in one centrally located accommodation each night, right next to the track and the beach. The living spaces and bathrooms in the beach house are shared. There are single supplement rooms available at an additional cost.

There are also limited private ensuite rooms available at a small extra cost of $300 per walker (based on double/twin share accommodation). These are located in close walking proximity to the beach house. Dining will still be communal at the beach house. Contact our office for further details.

Alcohol and drinks are not included with meals (except for limited wine, tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

FOR EACH DAY

Day 1

Title

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Day 2

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Day 3

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General Info

GENERAL INFO

The walking is moderate to challenging but done at a pace that suits everyone. Walks consist of mostly coastal tracks with some bushland 4WD tracks and sections of beach. On average, we walk 17 km per day, with longer days reaching distances of up to 24 km. This is a rewarding expeditionary hike and at 135kms, making it Australia’s longest coastal walk.

Two professional and experienced guides, knowledgeable of the area and its natural surroundings can offer easier and more challenging walk options along the way.

Pre and post tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Perth, however we pick up and drop off from one central hotel the Miss Maud Swedish Hotel, 97 Murray Street, Perth. The tour starts at 8:00am at Miss Mauds. We arrive back in Perth at approximately 5.45pm on the last day.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

This trip can easily be combined with the Bibbulmun Track group-guided trip for an extended Western Australia walking holiday.

WEATHER

See the Bureau of Meteorology’s information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend purchasing a travel insurance policy as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your Auswalk holiday after we have confirmed it. We want to help make insurance more affordable by offering you a discount on policies purchased through NIB Insurance. This applies to any NIB policies issued via this link. Get an instant quote and purchase online now.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

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Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 29 Mar 2020
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 10 Apr 2020
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 19 Apr 2020
    FULL
    Details
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 15 Sep 2020
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 20 Sep 2020
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2495

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $255
  • 14 Apr 2021
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2595

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $275

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