MundAl - Denmark to Albany

StartClick to Reverse the Dynamic Map and Driving NotesAlbany
FinishDenmark
DifficultyDifficulty 1.5/5
Suitable For4WD AWD Camper Bike 
Distance125.87 km
Minimum Days1
Average Speed42.41 km/hr
Travel Time2 hrs 58 mins
Page Updated: 11 Dec 2018

Description

The complete MundAl trek commences in Mundaring and weaves 900km all the way to Albany bypassing the main roads and instead passes through sections of the Munda Biddi cycling track, farmland, and forestry areas. This Trek Denmark to Albany is part of a series of short treks that make up the complete MundAl Track. This part covers the route from Denmark to Albany and is the 6th and final trek in the series.

Please refer to the list of Nearby ExplorOz Treks at the bottom of this page for the additional trek notes that you will need for the preceding route sections.

This section of the route is complicated and passes through the Denmark Catchment State Forest. Where the route heads east from the Denmark - Mount Barker Rd along Centre Break Rd, you'll notice the route no longer follows the course of the road however the track is shown on our EOTopo maps so make sure you have them installed and you'll be able to see the track as you drive. Once you turn south at Hay River the waypoints retain the original numbering as provided by the WA 4WD Association download as we cannot yet verify the correct road name junctions. Further south and the track you'll be driving along will not even appear on EOTopo maps until you reach Hunwick Road but you will have a heading and waypoint markers to clarify the direction of travel you should be following. This section of the route file will be updated as soon as we can obtain better position data. Once you turn east onto Hunwick Rd, the routing follows the track path once again as you travel through the timber reserves.

Along this route you will have access to a range of accommodation encompassing everything from hotels, motels, B&Bs, regulated camping and bush camping.

Please note the additional information provided in the Preparation section below and be aware that will need to be on the look out for other recreation users including cyclists and hikers.

How to Use this Trek Note

If you'd like to download this Trek there are two options:
  • purchase our app ExplorOz Traveller. This will allow you to download all the ExplorOz Trek Notes to your GPS enabled smartphone/tablet/iPad or laptop and enable active route guidance along the route we provide as per the Directions. The app also allows you to edit/customise the route. In the app you will get all the words, images and POIs for each Trek exactly as on the website (excludes Wildflowers). For more info see the ExplorOz Traveller webpage.

  • Alternatively, if you already have another mapping software program (or an HN7 device) you can try downloading the data files we provide via the Download Trek button at the top of this page (or purchase EOTreks Route Files). Be aware that this doesn't include maps or text just the route line.

TIP

To purchase our maps for offline use, you will need to purchase an EOTopo map licence (available either in App Version, or Raster Version).

Environment

Fire restrictions are in place at various times along the full length of the track and must be adhered to at all times.

Preparation

MUST READ: You are strongly encouraged to read the following articles prepared by the knowledge experts at ExplorOz for your safety and preparation before undertaking any published ExplorOz Trek - Outback Safety, Outback Driving Tips, Outback Communications, and Vehicle Setup for the Outback.

Parts of the track will be the subject of closure due to weather, fire or other events and will need to be monitored by anyone immediately prior to and during any use of the track. You will not be able to access a mobile phone network on some sections of the track.

If wet, do not attempt this track solo and always carry recovery equipment.

Permits

No permit is required to travel this route however when entering any national park or state forest you must abide by any travel restrictions particularly if near a DRA or Prescribed Burning Operations are imminent. You need to be aware of Water Corp restrictions in any area you may be travelling through as well as fire restrictions. There will be seasonal closures on some parts of the track due to weather and other events and you must make prior checks for any closure information.

Fuel Supplies & Usage

Fuel Symbol
DieselULPLPG
4cyl 18 litres4cyl 20 litres4cyl 25 litres
6cyl 19 litres6cyl 23 litres6cyl 22 litres
8cyl 19 litres8cyl 21 litres
Usage is averaged from recorded data (* specific to this trek) and calculated based on trek distance.

Best Time To Visit

Closest Climatic Station

Albany Airport
Distance from Trek Mid Point 18km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C24.724.924.121.818.916.615.816.117.318.720.823.1
Mean Min. °C13.714.413.411.69.88.17.57.58.09.110.812.5
Mean Rain mm24.023.033.162.491.5104.9121.3107.186.271.947.427.5
    Best time to travel      Ok time to travel      Travel NOT recommended

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Directions

Albany to Lower Denmark Rd & Marbelup Rd
Driving: 16.97 km
Heading: 268°
Avg Speed: 76.88 km/hr
EST Time: 13:14
  • Head southeast on Chester Pass Rotary (1) for: 0.26 km time: 00:27
  • Keep left onto South Coast Highway (1) for: 13.85 km time: 10:34
  • Turn left onto Marbelup Road for: 2.85 km time: 02:14
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Lower Denmark Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:00
Lower Denmark Rd & Marbelup Rd to South Coast Hwy & Marbelup Rd
Driving: 19.61 km
Heading: 352°
Avg Speed: 78.2 km/hr
EST Time: 15:02
  • Head east on Lower Denmark Road for: 8.84 km time: 07:19
  • Turn left onto George Street for: 1.63 km time: 01:48
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto South Coast Highway (1) for: 9.13 km time: 05:56
  • Turn left onto Marbelup Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:00
South Coast Hwy & Marbelup Rd to Marbelup Nth Rd & South Coast Hwy
Driving: 0.18 km
Heading: 104°
Avg Speed: 42.2 km/hr
EST Time: 00:15
  • Head north on Marbelup Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:09
  • Turn right onto South Coast Highway (1) for: 0.17 km time: 00:06
Marbelup Nth Rd & South Coast Hwy to Cochrane Rd & Marbelup Nth Rd
Driving: 5.12 km
Heading: 344°
Avg Speed: 12.95 km/hr
EST Time: 23:43
  • Head west on South Coast Highway (1) for: 0 km time: 00:03
  • Turn right onto Marbelup North Road for: 5.12 km time: 23:40
  • Turn left onto Cochrane Road for: 0 km time: 00:01
Cochrane Rd & Marbelup Nth Rd to Hunwick Rd & Cochrane Rd
Driving: 3 km
Heading: 244°
Avg Speed: 13 km/hr
EST Time: 13:50
  • Head west on Cochrane Road for: 3 km time: 13:50
Hunwick Rd & Cochrane Rd to Hunwick Rd & Hunwick North Rd
Driving: 3.67 km
Heading: 289°
Avg Speed: 28.46 km/hr
EST Time: 07:44
  • Head northwest on Hunwick Road for: 3.67 km time: 07:44
Hunwick Rd & Hunwick North Rd to Hunwick Rd & Hennings Rd
Driving: 4.07 km
Heading: 272°
Avg Speed: 25.85 km/hr
EST Time: 09:26
  • Head west on Hunwick Road for: 4.07 km time: 09:26
  • Turn right to stay on Hunwick Road for: 0 km time: 00:01
Hunwick Rd & Hennings Rd to Hunwick Rd & Redmond West Rd
Driving: 11 km
Heading: 269°
Avg Speed: 36 km/hr
EST Time: 18:20
  • Head northwest on Hunwick Road for: 10.99 km time: 18:20
  • Turn right onto Redmond West Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:01
Hunwick Rd & Redmond West Rd to Redmond West Rd & Sand Track
Driving: 4.78 km
Heading: 18°
Avg Speed: 11 km/hr
EST Time: 26:04
  • Head north on Redmond West Road for: 4.78 km time: 26:05
Redmond West Rd & Sand Track to at100
Straight: 0.1 km
Heading: 338°
at100 to at99
Straight: 2.16 km
Heading: 269°
at99 to at98
Straight: 1.68 km
Heading: 16°
at98 to at97
Straight: 0.83 km
Heading: 357°
at97 to at96
Straight: 0.03 km
Heading: 25°
at96 to at95
Straight: 0.35 km
Heading: 28°
at95 to at94
Straight: 0.1 km
Heading: 159°
at94 to at93
Straight: 0.08 km
Heading: 124°
at93 to at92
Straight: 2.83 km
Heading: 74°
at92 to at91
Straight: 1.91 km
Heading: 21°
at91 to at90
Straight: 0.66 km
Heading: 360°
at90 to at89
Straight: 0.83 km
Heading: 89°
at89 to at88
Straight: 0.73 km
Heading: 314°
at88 to at87
Straight: 1.97 km
Heading: 35°
at87 to at86
Straight: 0.19 km
Heading: 358°
at86 to at85
Straight: 2.21 km
Heading: 36°
at85 to at84
Straight: 0.11 km
Heading: 314°
at84 to Centre Break Rd
Straight: 0.98 km
Heading: 271°
Centre Break Rd to Centre Break Rd
Straight: 5.78 km
Heading: 256°
Centre Break Rd to Mt Barker Rd & Centre Break Rd
Straight: 6.46 km
Heading: 272°
Mt Barker Rd & Centre Break Rd to Mt Barker Rd & Sandy Track Rd
Driving: 2.27 km
Heading: 214°
Avg Speed: 102.04 km/hr
EST Time: 01:20
  • Head southwest on Denmark-Mount Barker Road for: 2.27 km time: 01:20
Mt Barker Rd & Sandy Track Rd to Churchill Rd & Sandy Track Rd
Driving: 6.03 km
Heading: 288°
Avg Speed: 71.28 km/hr
EST Time: 05:04
  • Head northeast on Denmark-Mount Barker Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:03
  • Make a sharp left for: 6.03 km time: 05:01
Churchill Rd & Sandy Track Rd to Churchill Rd & Nutcracker Rd
Driving: 3.43 km
Heading: 179°
Avg Speed: 30.99 km/hr
EST Time: 06:38
  • Head south on Churchill Road for: 3.43 km time: 06:39
Churchill Rd & Nutcracker Rd to Churchill Rd
Driving: 2.3 km
Heading: 219°
Avg Speed: 29.69 km/hr
EST Time: 04:38
  • Head south on Churchill Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:06
  • Turn left onto Nutcracker Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:09
  • Make a sharp right onto Churchill Road for: 2.27 km time: 04:24
Churchill Rd to Stan Rd & Churchill Rd
Driving: 3.9 km
Heading: 134°
Avg Speed: 30.53 km/hr
EST Time: 07:39
  • Head southwest on Churchill Road for: 3.9 km time: 07:40
  • Make a sharp right to stay on Churchill Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:01
Stan Rd & Churchill Rd to Churchill Rd & Hamilton Rd
Driving: 1.1 km
Heading: 266°
Avg Speed: 46.92 km/hr
EST Time: 01:24
  • Head west on Churchill Road for: 1.1 km time: 01:24
Churchill Rd & Hamilton Rd to Hamilton Rd & Howe Rd
Driving: 3.99 km
Heading: 182°
Avg Speed: 35.94 km/hr
EST Time: 06:39
  • Head southeast on Churchill Road for: 0 km time: 00:01
  • Turn right onto Hamilton Road for: 3.99 km time: 06:39
Hamilton Rd & Howe Rd to Scotsdale Rd & Howe Rd
Driving: 0.22 km
Heading: 226°
Avg Speed: 57.17 km/hr
EST Time: 00:13
  • Head south on Hamilton Road for: 0 km time: 00:02
  • Turn right onto Howe Road for: 0.22 km time: 00:12
Scotsdale Rd & Howe Rd to Denmark
Driving: 4.24 km
Heading: 159°
Avg Speed: 34.23 km/hr
EST Time: 07:25
  • Head southwest on Howe Road for: 0 km time: 00:02
  • Turn left onto Scotsdale Road for: 3.88 km time: 06:14
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 0th exit, ontofor: 0.36 km time: 01:10
Distance is GPS recorded distance based on the travel mode shown (Driving, Straight, Cycling, Walking etc), Direction is straight line from start to end, Avg Speed & EST Time is calculated from GPS data.

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