Karri to Coast

From: $6,209.00

Wednesday 13 January – Sunday 7 February 2021

Karri to Coast is a leadership and personal development program for adults (18+) combined with a fun, remote and physically challenging Western Australian expedition.

Karri to Coast will help you: find your leader voice *  discover and develop your preferred leadership style *  lead your peers, and be led by them *  make, and enact, critical decisions under stress and time pressures * apply a leadership model in real life environment * consider the needs and wants of your team, at all times.

Not 18 yet? Come on our 12-day Navigator program as a warm up for next year.

Bookings close one (1) month before program start date.

Please CLICK HERE to read the Terms and Conditions of payment. Enrolment and receipt of payment is accepted as acknowledgement and agreement of these conditions.

Installment payment options available. Contact us at mailbox@outwardbound.org.au for more details.


The ultimate Australian expedition with Outward Bound Australia, now for the first time on the West Coast! Join us for what will be an unforgettable chapter of your life story.

Next program:

Dates: Wednesday 13 January – Sunday 7 February 2021

Arrival Time: 1600 (4pm) at Walpole Visitor Centre WA

Departure Time: Morning from Walpole WA

Location: Australia’s south-west tip, Western Australia

Price: $6,209 per person incl. GST


Karri to Coast – is the best leadership and personal development experience in Australia?

Are you looking for a peak Australian expedition in our country’s rugged landscape that will set you on a trajectory you’ll reflect on for life? Immerse yourself in the expansive coastline of South-West Western Australia with Outward Bound Australia for an epic 26-day journey starting amongst the towering Karri trees all the way to the wild Southern Ocean.

Karri to Coast is designed around self discovery and realising your potential for resilience, teamwork and leadership. On day one you may not know where North is, but by the end you will be navigating your team off-track through some of the densest and most remote areas of Australia, all under the experienced eye of Outward Bound Australia’s Instructors.


Your Experience at a Glance

  • 26-days fully immersed in your environment with no distractions from technology
  • Small group sizes capped at 16 people
  • Sleep in some of the most remote areas in Australia, where few have been before, camping under the stars in lightweight ‘bivvies’
  • As self-sufficient as possible, carrying your own equipment and food
  • Learn to work with your teammates to journey, enjoy, and survive in the Australian bush
  • Cook in the bush each night with a mix of campfires and stoves
  • Frequent food and water drops ensure fresh, big, healthy meals
  • Walk amongst the tallest hardwood trees in the world, the Karri forests
  • Witness spectacular cliff lines, wildlife and landscapes around every bend
  • Partake in highlight adventure activities including high ropes and multi-day hiking and paddling journeys

Karri to Coast Map

Highlight Activities


Over 110km paddling the Frankland River, navigating the twists and turns of the flowing waters. Paddle across the Broke Inlet and Walpole Inlet, known for it’s dolphin sightings!


With just your two feet, and the support of your group, you’ll travel more than 200km through Hawke National Park, Mt Frankland National Park and stretches of beach along the South-West Coastline.


A solo campout can be a life-changing experience. In a safe, controlled environment, you will be given a ration of food, a shelter, and uninterrupted time to self-reflect.

High Ropes

Spend a full day amongst the tree tops on Outward Bound’s incredible high ropes course to get your heart racing. Challenges include Giant Ladder and Flying Fox.

Program Outcomes

Outward Bound programs are beyond a simple outdoor experience. You have the chance to explore your core values and build your capacity for:

Compassion and Empathy
Self-Belief and Confidence
Self-Awareness and Self-Management

The ability to bounce back from adversity

To understand and accept another’s perspective and feelings

The ability to envision one’s best self

Being aware of your own values, behaviours and feelings

What’s Included

  • Your backpack, sleeping equipment (bag, mat, shelter) and cooking gear.
  • All food and water. Dietary options catered for.
  • All safety equipment, maps, and communication devices
  • All program required transport throughout the 26 days
  • Two Outward Bound Group Leaders for the entirety of program
  • All National Park and camping/activities fees and permits

Do you need to get outdoors? Are you ready for your next adventure? Are you itching for a peak Australian experience? Enrol today for Karri to Coast, and have a lifetime to talk about your enviable memories. 

Have a question? Contact us at mailbox@outwardbound.org.au for more information.

Not yet ready for a month-long journey? Why not join our Discover program; click here to find out more.