Snakes on the Cape to Cape Track

snakes on the Cape to Cape Track

Our hikers often ask about snakes on the Cape to Cape Track. The Track runs through the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, which is a pristine coastal wilderness and a recognised World Biodiversity Hotspot. That means it’s packed full of wildlife, and snakes have their role to play in a healthy and balanced ecosystem. . Luckily, snakes […]

Not all snakes are dangerous!

The Elapognathus coronets (Western crowned snake) is commonly spotted by our walkers on the Cape to Cape Track. Growing up to 70cm’s in length, this small snake will usually freeze when approached but will timidly squirm away with any sudden movement. Active throughout most of the year they can often be found sun baking on flattened sedge or […]