WA Family Bushwalking Club

Getting Families Outdoors

Upcoming events

    • 09 Apr 2020
    • 14 Apr 2020
    • Barrabup sanctuary, Nannup
    Easter Camp with Family Bushwalkers.
    Peta is organizing the Easter camp this year at Barrabup Sanctuary, Nannup. This is a private campground next to the river and off the beaten track.
    This is the real bush experience. Bring your own power and water. Are basic toilet and shower facilities. Hot water when we light the boiler.
    We have an under cover area for cooking, basic bbq and camp fire, if the restrictions are lifted.
    Bring your camp oven. There is access to the river. There is a wonderful swimming pool nearby and we are close to Nannup town.
    We have a hunt for the Nannup tiger and Easter eggs.

    Bring everything with you. Tent, camper trailer, swags etc.

    Bring a pack of Easter eggs to hide for the Easter Egg Hunt.

    Cost: $20 per adult per night.

    Contact: Peta Wells
    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Bells Rapids
    An easy 2.5km loop. Will picnic and play afterwards.
    Meet opposite toilets.

    Bring- sun protection, appropriate foot ware, plenty of water, food (if staying to picnic).

    Peta Wells
    • 21 Apr 2020
    • Camel farm Kalamunda
    A pleasant 5km walk (2.5km each way) along a section of the Bibblmun track .

    Contact- Peta Wells 0414333795

    Walking shoes
    Sun protection
    Rain coat if wet
    Plenty of water
    • 03 May 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Perth Hills Discovery Centre , Mundaring


    WA's first hiking expo. Should be a huge and wonderful event. Our club will have a marquee and host some walks. We would love you to come. Please contact me if you are willing to help on the day. 9am-2pm.

    Peta Wells
    • 24 May 2020
    • Paruna Sanctuary

    Choice of 2.3km or 6.5km walk

    Bring: appropriate footwear, sun protection, plenty of water, snacks.

    Cost $10

    Contact: Peta Wells
    • 06 Jun 2020
    • Fred jacoby Park
    Walk the Portagabra track , an easy 3.5km loop. Then enjoy a picnic and campfire together.

    Sun protection
    Walking shoes
    Plenty of water

    Contact: Peta Wells 0414333795
    • 21 Jun 2020
    • 12:30 PM
    • Piesse Brook, Schipp rd
    A picturesque 4km slightly challenging walk with steep and rocky sections, following Piesse Brook .

    Sun protection
    Walking shoes
    Plenty of water

    Contact: Peta Wells 0414333795
    • 10 Jul 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Lesmurdie falls, Palm Terrace
    We will meet at the car park on Palm Terrace. We will then walk the steep trail to the top of the falls and a little way along following brook, then walk back down and head to the base of the falls. All up approximately 3-4km depending how far we follow brook.

    Bring- plenty of water, rain/sun protection, walking shoes, snacks, change of clothes for children (just in case!)

    Contact: Peta Wells 0414333795
    • 05 Sep 2020
    • 9:30 AM
    • John Forest National Park
    4.5km loop which showcases the parks wildflowers.

    Bring- plenty of water, walking shoes, sun/rain protection, snacks

    Contact: Peta Wells 0414333795
    • 24 Sep 2020
    • 28 Sep 2020
    • Mt Trio, Stirling Ranges

    Stirling Range Camp: Members only event.

    Mount Trio campsite Only powered sites need to book and can do so direct with campsite

    $38 couple powered , under 12 $12, over $19
    Unpowered $30 couple, $10 under 12, $15 above
    Mt hassle walk has been recommended as a good walk for children



    Peta Wells

    The event can be viewed by anyone but you must be a member to participate in overnight activity.

    • 28 Sep 2020
    • 03 Oct 2020

    Kalgan River camp: Members only event.


    • Powered site will be $38 per 1st 2 people per night, then $10 per head per night on top for extras.
    • Children under 12 free.
    • Unpowered site will be $25 then $8.

    To make this a WAFBC event and stay near each other, we will need the exact numbers and make the deposit for the first night ASAP.

    Booking at later date may be possible, subject to availability as it is a long weekend.

    Note also that the charge may be slightly higher for the 28th September, as it is still the long weekend.

    Lisa plans to make a deposit in the next few days (as of 09/03/2020) so a decision is required ASAP of anyone interested in joining Lisa for this event. 

    Organiser is Lisa Miller. All questions please contact: lisa.miller3223@gmail.com

    Please co-ordinate with Lisa Miller, or book directly to Kalgan River, under Family Bush Walkers or in association with Lisa Miller.

Past events

05 Mar 2020 Cervantes Camp
02 Mar 2020 Canning River ride and kayak
20 Jan 2020 Torbay Beach Holiday 2020 (Member only event)
20 Jan 2020 Albany Wind Farm to Camp Kennedy Bibbulmen Overnight Hike (Members only)
20 Jan 2020 Camp Kennedy to Torbay Campsite Bibbulmen Overnight Hike (Members only)
14 Jan 2020 Night stalk
27 Dec 2019 Post Christmas picnic
12 Dec 2019 Christmas Party
22 Nov 2019 Camping at Geographe Bay Busselton (Members Only Event)
09 Nov 2019 Canning river ride and kayak
13 Oct 2019 Ellis Brook Valley Wildflower Walk 2.8km
12 Oct 2019 Kings Park Picnic - 2019 AGM and Free Pizza
19 Sep 2019 RAC Nature Park Margaret River (Members Only Event)
31 Aug 2019 F.R. Berry Reserve Walk Trail, Swan Valley
11 Aug 2019 Fred Jacoby Park
15 Jul 2019 Whistlepipe Gully 3.5km Loop
15 Jun 2019 John Forest – Glen Brook Trail
08 Jun 2019 Whiteman Park – Wunanga trail
17 May 2019 Camping and Tour at Dryandra Woodland, Narrogin (Members Only)
11 May 2019 Beeliar Park, Spectacles Aboriginal Heritage Trail 5km loop
25 Apr 2019 Walyunga National Park Walk 4km Loop
19 Apr 2019 Camp at Barrabup Sanctuary (Nannup) Easter (Member only event)
18 Jan 2019 Torbay Beach Holiday 2019 (Member only event)
21 Dec 2018 Xmas Party 2018
21 Oct 2018 Kings Park Picnic - 2018 AGM and free Pizza
28 Sep 2018 Blackwood River Canoe weekend - camping (Member only event)
15 Sep 2018 Ellis Brook Valley
02 Sep 2018 Walk in John Forest National Park 2018
01 Jul 2018 Whistlepipe gulley walk, Mundy Regional Park
09 Jun 2018 Piesse Brook 2018
27 Apr 2018 Perth Hills Discovery Centre Walk
21 Apr 2018 Coral Bay April 2018
14 Apr 2018 Walyunga National Park 2018
30 Mar 2018 2018 Camp at Barrabup Sanctuary (Nannup) Easter (Member only event)
25 Jan 2018 Torbay Beach Holiday 2018 (Member only event)
03 Dec 2017 Xmas Party 2017
26 Nov 2017 Picnic for the Park
23 Sep 2017 Piesse Brook
17 Sep 2017 Whiteman Park- Werillyup Trail
10 Sep 2017 2017 AGM
15 Aug 2017 Ellis Brook Valley, Martin
06 Aug 2017 Eagle View Walk - John Forrest National Park
05 Aug 2017 Star Swamp Fungi Walk
14 Jun 2017 Whiteman Park- Werillyup Trail 2017
02 Jun 2017 Camping weekend - Logue Brooke/Lake Brockman - Dwellingup
25 May 2017 Camping weekend - Dwellingup
14 May 2017 Glen Brook Trail Mother's Day walk &
22 Apr 2017 Helena & Aurora Trip - ANZAC "long weekend" (Members Only Event)
14 Apr 2017 Camp at Barrabup Sanctuary (Nannup) Easter (Member only event)
19 Mar 2017 Yancep National Park -Wetlands walk
22 Jan 2017 Torbay Beach Holiday (Member only event)
04 Dec 2016 Xmas Party
25 Nov 2016 Committee meeting (Nov)
20 Nov 2016 Moore River (Member only event)
07 Oct 2016 Blackwood River Canoe weekend - camping (Member only event)
01 Oct 2016 Overnight Hike on Bibbulmun Track (Members only event)
25 Sep 2016 Stirling Ridge Walk - Part of Stirling Ranges Camp (Members only event)
23 Sep 2016 Stirling Ranges Camp (Members only event)
04 Sep 2016 Araluen Fathers Day Walk (Members only event)
21 Aug 2016 AGM
14 Aug 2016 Eagle View Track Walk
07 Aug 2016 Noble Falls walk and ‘found treasure art competition’
10 Jul 2016 Kalbarri camping (members only event)
19 Jun 2016 The Portagabra Track
04 Jun 2016 Possum Lane (members only event)
29 May 2016 Kitty’s Gorge Trail (Cancelled)
20 May 2016 Committee meeting (May)
15 May 2016 Bike Ride
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