About the Wadandi track
Now stretching from Sebbes Road south of Witchcliffe, through Margaret River to Cowaramup, the Wadandi Track offers beginner mountain bikers their first experience of riding off-road. Crossing historic bridges which once formed part of the railway line to Busselton, there are many spots to stop and take in the beauty of the changing landscape, from farmlands to forest.
The track is very popular and suitable for all kinds of bikes, including hybrids, gravel, mountain and e-bikes. As it was a railway, the gradient is relatively flat, and the terrain is generally gentle with just a few steeper sections to test the legs. Along the track, there are options for side trips to experience more rigged forestry tracks and also mountain bike trails.
With plenty of options for coffee and something to eat in Witchcliffe, Margaret River and Cowaramup, it’s a fantastic trail to plan a morning or afternoon around. Passing though peppermint, jarrah and young karri forest the trail provides a firsthand view of the abundant bird life.
The Wadandi offers the opportunity to experience the Margaret River region through its natural environment, Aboriginal heritage and the rich history of the industries and communities served by the railway from 1884 to 1957.
Along a 5 km section north of Margaret River there are numerous bridges crossing a major river and creeks and streams of varying sizes. The trail is easy to navigate with picnic areas along the way. The spectacular birdlife includes yellow robins, parrots and blue wrens, and the wildflowers are stunning in spring (September to December).