The Meelup Reserve Trail is a beautiful serene coastal walk that traverses along the north-facing Geographe Bay. This lovely bush track is an easy walk consisting mainly of a limestone and granite path decorated with stunning white sandy turquoise bays and pristine bushland.
More informationA walk along this trail will take you to isolated petite bays and coves through to the famous and popular bays and beaches that have facilities such as picnic areas, barbecues, showers and toilets.
The trail starts just off Hurford Street in Old Dunsborough where the Meelup Nature Reserve begins. The trail will take you past Curtis Bay, Castle Rock, Castle Bay, the famous picturesque Meelup Beach, Point Picquet and finishes at Eagle Bay.
Most of the beaches along this track are renowned swimming beaches and are particularly inviting with their calm turquoise water. Small reefs and rocky outcrops provide good snorkelling. On the trail there’s plenty of wildlife and wildflowers in spring. The track has numerous whale watching vantage points along the way and is a great spot to see whales from September to December.
To see the Meelup Nature Reserve from a different point of view, a kayaking tour follows this stunning coastline. The track officially finishes at Eagle Bay however a rougher steeper track continues all the way to Bunker Bay then onto Cape Naturaliste where it joins up with the Cape to Cape Track.