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Bibbulmun Overnight - PHDC to Helena Return (Members Only)

Sat, 22 Jun 2024
22-06-2024 10:00 AM
23-06-2024 12:00 PM

Overnight Hike from Perth Hill Discovery Centre to Helena Campsite and return (Members only).

  • Approximately 24km total over 2 days.
  • Amazing vista from the Helena Shelter and Amazing Sunrise.
  • Real hiking experience. Drop toilet.
  • Water available at camp - Water needs to be filtered.
  • Parents are responsible for their children at all times.
  • Walk is graded as 'Difficult' due to narrow and uneven ground. There are short sections with steep terrain.
  • Helena Campsite is 'new' and very comfortable. 
  • Appropriate gear is required for this walk. Please refer Members' Only resource page of the web site for more guidance.
  • The nighttime temperature may be low.
  • Members may be refused participation if the safety of the group or the participant is compromised by inappropriate equipment.
  • I have a PLB for emergency use, for the safety of the group.

Assemble Point: Perth Hill Discovery Centre Carpark 15mins before departure time.

  • Mobile coverage is unreliable for much of the Bibbulmum Track, so we will not be waiting long if you are late to the assembly point as there is no way of determining if you are coming or not. 
  • There is no Mobile service at Helena campsite for Optus/Vodafone, weak for Telstra (Unsure about Telstra). PHDC should be a reasonable safe to park your car overnight. 
  • Registration is necessary, this event may be cancelled if there is no registered participants.   

Hiking equipment must include these:

  • Suitable attire, sturdy shoes and other personal protection equipment.
  • Water (Minimum 2L per person at departure).
  • Food (Lunch, Dinner, breakfast and snacks)
  • Hiking backpack.
  • Warm sleeping gear  - Sleeping bag and mattress.
  • Tent (The shelter may be busy and space may not be available).
  • Personal Hygiene and toilet paper.
  • Basic First Aid kit.
  • Please keep total pack weight below 10-12kg, including water. Children should not carry more than 10% of their body weight. 

There may be option for a day walk, or short overnight walk (eg PHDC to Ball Creek, or PHDC to Mundaring Weir etc) if another family is willing to lead.

Please contact Michael Lee for further information. Beginners are welcome and email me if you have any question about gear selection.

E: mastcell@gmail.com

M: 0421 783 083

Ticket Type Price
Members Any Membership Required* Log in $0.00 Membership Required
Total: $
Car Park, Perth Hills Discovery Centre
380 Allen Rd, Mundaring WA 6073, Australia

Perth, Western Australia, 6000, Australia

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