Our Vision

HikeWest’s vision is “Better bushwalking for Western Australia – A large and diverse bushwalking community enjoying world-class walking opportunities across a wide range of WA landscapes”.

Our updated Strategic Plan 2022-2024 embraces this vision and summarises the Board’s current high level goals and strategies.

Our mission is to foster and promote bushwalking in the state, not only for our members but also across the broader community. HikeWest collectively represents an estimated 168,000+ (7.8%) of Western Australians who go hiking / bushwalking (SportAus AusPlay data, 2021).

The benefits of HikeWest’s continuing promotion, support and advocacy of bushwalking will be:

  • More Western Australians will participate in bushwalking as a healthy, environmentally responsible and safe activity;
  • Bushwalking organisations will responsibly support the growth in bushwalking activity; and
  • WA will be increasingly recognised for its range of attractive bushwalking opportunities and quality trails.

Our Members

We welcome not only bushwalking clubs as members, but also other organisations and individuals:

Member Clubs

Affiliate Members

Individual Members

Latest Projects

WA Hiking Expo 2023

Following on the great success of the inaugural Expo in 2021, HikeWest is now planning […]

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Adventurous Walks of the Southwest project

HikeWest plans to publish an online resource and/or handy guide book for walks of the […]

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