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Jindalee to Mindarie Coastal Path

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Published December 16th 2015
Pound the coastal path in the northern corridor of Jindalee
Drive to the northern suburb of Jindalee and choose to do the coastal walk, long distance or short.

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Get your legs moving
The path runs from Chippy's Beach Shack Cafe at Jindalee, to Rosslare Park at Mindarie, and is 4.1km one way.

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Refuel at Chippy's Beach Shack Cafe


The shared path for walkers and bicycles are quite wide and although the terrain is relatively flat, it does consist of a few short inclines that will get your heart pumping.

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Keep counting the steps


One thing that particularly appealed to me was the openness; you have the beautiful ocean on one side and stunning properties on the other.

A short walk from Jindalee Chippy's Beach Shack Cafe is a well-kept lawn area with benches, a lovely place to rest up and re-energise.

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Time to take a break


There is plenty of beach access along the walkway at various spots. I passed Quinns dog beach which seemed to be popular for dog lovers. A car park is also available at this point.

30 minutes into my walk and i passed Salty's Cafe and Frederick Stubbs Park. It included a children's play area overlooking the sea on Ocean Road at Quinns.

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Great pit stop if you have children
You could also drive your car to this place; a large car park is available along with public toilets.

Moving my legs further along the footpath I passed Portofinos, another cafe/restaurant. Beach access is available here along with outdoor showers, barbecues, and seating areas.

The final stretch from Portofinos cafe to Rosslare Park featured viewing stops which broke off from the main footpath. If you're patient and look carefully, a couple of Ospreys sit on the rocks overlooking the ocean. I had my camera ready and captured this Osprey who caught his breakfast, a better fisherman than my husband.

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An early breakfast for the Osprey

Rosslare Park at Mindarie was the end of my one way walk.

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Enjoy the pleasant views at Mindarie Cove
It was a lovely place to rest my legs and relax before continuing my return 4.1km walk. The water from the Ocean leads into the inlet at Mindarie cove. It's a pleasant place for children to splash around, and i also noticed people using it to drop their kayaks into the water. You could also start your coastal walk from here too, a small car park is available.

Overall the coastal path is worth a visit. It provides stunning ocean views, and pit stops along the way to fill your hunger, or quench your thirst in one of the cafes.
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Why? To be spontaneous and use the coastal path as you wish.
When: Anytime
Where: 99L Jindalee Blvd, Jindalee WA 6036
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Great concise and descriptive article, Zoe. Your photos show an interesting walk.
The playground is a good one to keep the little tackers motivated and a few seats for the urban athlete to pace their walk won't go astray. John
by John F (score: 2|621) 1455 days ago
once again Zoe a very interesting article and what a fantastic shot of the osprey.

sue
by suejl (score: 1|10) 1455 days ago
What a lovely article Zoe, Great picture of the Osprey.
by david (score: 0|2) 1455 days ago
Lovely walk, open ocean views. Only thing I'd add is No Shade 100% of the way. We finished this walk at 9am and were pretty cooked, despite the breeze.
by bi-lu (score: 1|24) 1446 days ago
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