Time  2 hours 58 minutes

Coordinates 965

Uploaded August 4, 2015

Recorded July 2015

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near Quedjinup, Western Australia (Australia)

FIRST DAY of Cape to Cape Track
from Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse to Mt. Duckworth Campsite

The Cape to Cape track starts at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and finishes at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, crossing the entire Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Par; the most visited national park in Western Australia. The entire track extends over 135 km that can be covered in 4-8 days of impressive scenery, forest hiking, beach walk and rock scrambling.

This day has: a path boardwalk, walk in beach sand, single line trail along the cliffs and 4WD track walk with barely no sun cover.

This track connects to:
- Meelup Reserve Trail
- Cape to Cape Track - DAY 2
Waypoint

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

cape to Cape starts HERE! There is a cafe near the lighthouse that sells not only coffee but also food, water and souvenirs. The staff may have updates about trail conditions (like: Margaret River mouth crossing).
panorama

Sugarloaf Lookout

excellent whale watching spot (on season)
Photo

Sugarloaf rock

Camping

Mt Duckworth Campsite

Dry Toilet + Water Tank + 2 Wooden Table NO rubbish disposal - NO fireplace - NO car access The campsite is on the left side of the track and is barely impossible to miss! There is plenty of space for 10 or + small tents in the shade of tea-tree. (Big tents may have problems)
Beach

Kabbijgup beach

Kabbijgup beach / The 3 Bears (Beach Number: wa0724) The beach is a popular surf spot formed by soft white sand and outer reefs, with the 3 Bears surf break (called Mummy, Baby and Daddy Bear) over the reefs. After +- 3.5km of sand walk (from the stairs to the south end of the beach) climb up the dune path to find a trail mark.
Waypoint

toilet + car park

dry toilets + car park NO rubbish bin and NO water
Information

Book

Sign the book and leave the pen INSIDE!
Waypoint

Bench

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Bench

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Bench

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Bench

Intersection

Straight Ahead

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Road cross

Cross the 4WD road and follow the trail mark
Waypoint

Trail

End of beach walk (+-3.5km) in the south end of the Kabbijgup beach and back to the trail.
Intersection

Turn Right

(trail mark) Keep going along the coast line/cliffs. DO NOT follow the 4WD track!
Waypoint

Beach Stairs

Take the beach access stairs to Kabbijgup beach.
Intersection

Straight Ahead

Straight ahead down the hill
Intersection

Turn Right

keep walking along the coast line/cliffs
Intersection

Straight Ahead

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Straight Ahead

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Straight Ahead

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Straight Ahead

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Straight Ahead

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Turn Left

LEFT: trail continues RIGHT (pavement): dry toilets + car park + Sugarloaf Rock
Intersection

Road cross

Gravel road cross

1 comment

  • Photo of mariscp

    mariscp May 17, 2018

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Breathtaking scenery (Sugarloaf Rock is a MUST STOP point!) with lots of beaches on the way. No water and barely no shade either.
    Several 4x4 track make the track a bit confusing sometimes, but this trail log is a life saver.

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