Perth’s Best Walking Trail & Swimming Hole Combos

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Take a hike and take a dip with the best walking trail and swimming hole combos in Perth.

First, we brought you best walking trails and pub combos, now that the weather is heating up we are bringing you walking trail and swimming hole combos.

Picture a beautiful summer’s day in Perth. You are enjoying a meander or adventure on one of Perth’s huge selection of beautiful walking trails, and on your way to cool down is an even more beautiful (if that’s even possible) swimming spot, possibly secluded, but most definitely insta-worthy.

We are sharing Perth’s best walking trail and swimming hole combos that you can not afford to miss on your next staycation.


Treat yourself and wander the beautiful trails out yonder around Perth.

Serpentine Falls, Serpentine National Park

Trail: Kitty’s Gorge or Baldwins Bluff / Distance: 6 – 16km

A day spent at the iconic Serpentine Falls is a day well spent.

You can access one of Perth’s best swimming spots with just a short drive down to Serpentine. Head into Serpentine National Park, with a picnic and beach towel at the ready, because you will need it after you tackle the hiking trails of the region. Kitty’s Gorge is a perfect 5-6 hour adventure for the most active enthusiast, as you follow the Gooralong Brook all the way to Jarrahdale and back. If you are after something just as beautiful without the distance, Baldwins Bluff will be your trail of choice, at just 6km and providing views for days from the summit.


Frolic in the cooling waters of Serpentine Falls post-hike and you will feel far from city life.

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