MundAl - Mundaring to Dwellingup

StartClick to Reverse the Dynamic Map and Driving NotesDwellingup
FinishMundaring Hotel
DifficultyDifficulty 1.5/5
Suitable For4WD AWD Camper Bike 
Distance146.12 km
Minimum Days1
Average Speed54.63 km/hr
Travel Time2 hrs 40 mins
Page Updated: 30 Jun 2020

Description

The MundAl Trek is a new touring route launched by the WA 4WD Association for the start of the 2018-19 summer season. Starting from the town of Mundaring in the Perth hills just 30km east of the CBD the route weaves through bushland trails and provides opportunities for sight seeing and camping. The complete MundAl trek leads all the way to Albany bypassing the main roads and instead passes through sections of the Munda Biddi cycling track, farmland, and forestry areas.For convenience and simplicity, we have prepared the MundAl track as a series of shorter Trek Notes and this one covers the first section from Mundaring to Dwellingup. Please refer to the related treks for the additional trek notes that you will need for following the entire route to Albany.The route enables a variety of tourist activities and attractions to be visited and there is plenty of scope for bushwalking. You will pass close to, or through small towns and you will be in the vicinity of further 4WD activity if you wish to detour from the route provided for further exploring. You are encouraged to take time to experience the surrounding areas and their attractions. 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:
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  • Alternatively, if you already have another raster mapping software program (or an HN7 device) you can try downloading the route line data files via the Download Trek button shown below the map on 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.

TrekID: 10304

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 Usage

DieselULPLPG
4cyl 21 litres4cyl 24 litres4cyl 29 litres
6cyl 22 litres6cyl 26 litres6cyl 26 litres
8cyl 22 litres8cyl 24 litres
Usage is averaged from recorded data (* specific to this trek) and calculated based on trek distance.

Best Time To Visit

Closest Climatic Station

Karnet
Distance from Trek Mid Point 15.03km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.730.527.923.219.216.315.415.917.520.824.428.2
Mean Min. °C15.315.714.111.79.17.36.26.27.29.011.413.5
Mean Rain mm17.420.424.067.4140.3213.5218.5184.7131.777.448.018.5
    Best time to travel      Ok time to travel      Travel NOT recommended

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Directions

Dwellingup to Pinjarra Williams Rd & Grey Rd
Driving: 2.33 km
Heading: 256°
Avg Speed: 59.54 km/hr
EST Time: 02:20
  • Head southwest on McLarty Street for: 2.33 km time: 02:21
Pinjarra Williams Rd & Grey Rd to Waypoint
Driving: 2.5 km
Heading: 324°
Avg Speed: 36.06 km/hr
EST Time: 04:09
  • Head west on Pinjarra Williams Road for: 0.02 km time: 00:02
  • Turn right onto Grey Road for: 2.48 km time: 04:08
Waypoint to Grey Rd
Driving: 0.18 km
Heading: 322°
Avg Speed: 49.62 km/hr
EST Time: 00:13
  • Head northeast on Grey Road for: 0.08 km time: 00:08
  • Continue straight to stay on Grey Road for: 0.1 km time: 00:05
Grey Rd to Grey Rd & Marrinup Rd
Driving: 3.07 km
Heading: 313°
Avg Speed: 72 km/hr
EST Time: 02:33
  • Head west on Grey Road for: 3.07 km time: 02:33
Grey Rd & Marrinup Rd to North Spur Rd & Marrinup Rd
Driving: 2.73 km
Heading: 67°
Avg Speed: 71.88 km/hr
EST Time: 02:16
  • Head north on Grey Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:01
  • Turn right onto Marrinup Road for: 2.73 km time: 02:16
North Spur Rd & Marrinup Rd to North Spur Rd & Munda Biddi Trail
Driving: 4.17 km
Heading: 328°
Avg Speed: 42.19 km/hr
EST Time: 05:55
  • Head northeast on Marrinup Road for: 0.03 km time: 00:18
  • Turn left onto North Spur Road for: 4.13 km time: 05:37
North Spur Rd & Munda Biddi Trail to Del Park Rd & Scarp Rd
Driving: 4.84 km
Heading: 32°
Avg Speed: 38.46 km/hr
EST Time: 07:33
  • Head northwest on North Spur Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:01
  • Turn right onto Munda Biddi Trail for: 1.61 km time: 02:41
  • Keep left onto Munda Biddi Trail for: 0.62 km time: 00:31
  • Go straight onto Scarp Road for: 2.59 km time: 04:19
Del Park Rd & Scarp Rd to Del Park Rd & Torrens Rd
Driving: 3.44 km
Heading: 329°
Avg Speed: 70.77 km/hr
EST Time: 02:54
  • Head southeast on Scarp Road for: 0.02 km time: 00:04
  • Turn left onto Del Park Road for: 3.42 km time: 02:51
Del Park Rd & Torrens Rd to Whittakers Rd & Scarp Rd
Driving: 6.62 km
Heading: 357°
Avg Speed: 69.33 km/hr
EST Time: 05:43
  • Head north on Del Park Road for: 4.39 km time: 03:20
  • Turn right onto Scarp Road for: 2.1 km time: 02:14
  • Make a slight right onto Whittakers Road East for: 0.14 km time: 00:10
Whittakers Rd & Scarp Rd to Scarp Rd
Driving: 9.7 km
Heading: 10°
Avg Speed: 50.88 km/hr
EST Time: 11:26
  • Head north on Scarp Road for: 5.57 km time: 05:42
  • Turn right for: 0.68 km time: 01:09
  • Turn right onto Scarp Road for: 3.44 km time: 04:36
  • Turn right onto Keysbrook Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:00
Scarp Rd to Gobby Rd & Scarp Rd
Driving: 4.1 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 23.7 km/hr
EST Time: 10:22
  • Head west on Keysbrook Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:09
  • Turn right onto Scarp Road for: 4.1 km time: 10:14
Gobby Rd & Scarp Rd to Kingsbury Dr & Gobby Rd
Driving: 3.1 km
Heading: 66°
Avg Speed: 24.01 km/hr
EST Time: 07:44
  • Head south on Scarp Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:01
  • Turn left onto Gobby Road for: 3.08 km time: 07:40
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Kingsbury Drive for: 0.01 km time: 00:05
Kingsbury Dr & Gobby Rd to Cafe on the Dam
Driving: 9.23 km
Heading: 51°
Avg Speed: 32.8 km/hr
EST Time: 16:53
  • Head south on Kingsbury Drive for: 8.18 km time: 15:06
  • Turn right to stay on Kingsbury Drive for: 1.05 km time: 01:48
Cafe on the Dam to Jarrahdale Rd & Kingsbury Dr
Driving: 8.09 km
Heading: 336°
Avg Speed: 53.7 km/hr
EST Time: 09:02
  • Head northwest on Kingsbury Drive for: 8.09 km time: 09:02
Jarrahdale Rd & Kingsbury Dr to Balmoral POW Camp
Driving: 10.79 km
Heading: 109°
Avg Speed: 72.12 km/hr
EST Time: 08:58
  • Head north on Kingsbury Drive for: 0.05 km time: 00:03
  • Turn right onto Jarrahdale Road (22) for: 0.5 km time: 00:20
  • Turn right onto Balmoral Road for: 2.2 km time: 01:28
  • Make a slight right onto Munda Biddi Trail for: 1.6 km time: 01:20
  • Continue onto Balmoral Road for: 6.42 km time: 05:46
  • Turn right for: 0.02 km time: 00:01
Balmoral POW Camp to Balmoral Rd & Appian Rd
Driving: 0.13 km
Heading: 95°
Avg Speed: 36.78 km/hr
EST Time: 00:12
  • Head north for: 0.02 km time: 00:02
  • Turn right onto Balmoral Road for: 0.12 km time: 00:12
Balmoral Rd & Appian Rd to Albany Hwy & Millars Log Rd
Driving: 8.4 km
Heading: 103°
Avg Speed: 36 km/hr
EST Time: 14:00
  • Head east on Balmoral Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:01
  • Continue onto Millars Log Road for: 8.39 km time: 13:59
Albany Hwy & Millars Log Rd to Sullivan Rock Rest Area
Driving: 0.16 km
Heading: 335°
Avg Speed: 105.56 km/hr
EST Time: 00:05
  • Head northwest on Albany Highway (30) for: 0.16 km time: 00:05
Sullivan Rock Rest Area to Gleneagle Rest Area
Driving: 11.57 km
Heading: 331°
Avg Speed: 105.47 km/hr
EST Time: 06:34
  • Head northwest on Albany Highway (30) for: 11.57 km time: 06:35
Gleneagle Rest Area to Albany Hwy & Kinsella Rd
Driving: 0.22 km
Heading: 323°
Avg Speed: 110 km/hr
EST Time: 00:07
  • Head northwest on Albany Highway (30) for: 0.22 km time: 00:07
Albany Hwy & Kinsella Rd to Shield Tree BO 70 2
Driving: 2.35 km
Heading: 15°
Avg Speed: 72.05 km/hr
EST Time: 01:57
  • Head northwest on Albany Highway (30) for: 0.01 km time: 00:00
  • Turn right onto Kinsella Road for: 2.34 km time: 01:57
Shield Tree BO 70 2 to Brookton Hwy & Kinsella Rd
Driving: 14.05 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 45.72 km/hr
EST Time: 18:26
  • Head north on Kinsella Road for: 14.05 km time: 18:26
Brookton Hwy & Kinsella Rd to Brookton Hwy & Ashendon Rd
Driving: 1.28 km
Heading: 309°
Avg Speed: 109.82 km/hr
EST Time: 00:41
  • Head northwest on Brookton Highway (40) for: 1.28 km time: 00:42
Brookton Hwy & Ashendon Rd to Ashendon Rd & Dale Rd
Driving: 5.46 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 36 km/hr
EST Time: 09:06
  • Head northeast on Ashendon Road for: 5.46 km time: 09:06
Ashendon Rd & Dale Rd to Ashendon Rd & Service Track
Driving: 6.14 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 18.32 km/hr
EST Time: 20:06
  • Head northwest on Ashendon Road for: 0.09 km time: 00:21
  • Make a slight right to stay on Ashendon Road for: 6.04 km time: 19:05
  • Turn right for: 0.02 km time: 00:41
Ashendon Rd & Service Track to Ashendon Rd & Hairpin Bend Rd
Driving: 4.28 km
Heading: 352°
Avg Speed: 18.91 km/hr
EST Time: 13:34
  • Head northwest for: 0.02 km time: 00:31
  • Turn right onto Ashendon Road for: 4.27 km time: 13:05
Ashendon Rd & Hairpin Bend Rd to Mundaring Weir Rd & Ashendon Rd
Driving: 5.87 km
Heading: 323°
Avg Speed: 19.78 km/hr
EST Time: 17:48
  • Head north on Ashendon Road for: 5.87 km time: 17:49
Mundaring Weir Rd & Ashendon Rd to Mundaring Weir Hotel
Driving: 4.53 km
Heading: 24°
Avg Speed: 50.76 km/hr
EST Time: 05:21
  • Head west on Ashendon Road for: 0.02 km time: 00:03
  • Turn right onto Mundaring Weir Road for: 4.36 km time: 04:54
  • Turn right onto Hall Road for: 0.15 km time: 00:24
Mundaring Weir Hotel to Mundaring Hotel
Driving: 6.79 km
Heading: 359°
Avg Speed: 52.1 km/hr
EST Time: 07:49
  • Head east on Hall Road for: 0.07 km time: 00:12
  • Make a slight left onto Weir Village Road for: 0.01 km time: 00:04
  • Turn left to stay on Weir Village Road for: 0.56 km time: 01:00
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit, onto Mundaring Weir Road (207) for: 5.75 km time: 05:36
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit, onto Mundaring Weir Road (207) for: 0.14 km time: 00:19
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit, onto Jacoby Street for: 0.26 km time: 00:37
Distance is 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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