4wd Trip – Boyagin Nature Reserve

The Boyagin Nature Reserve trip is a 4wd trip described in the 4th edition of the 4wd Days out of Perth booklet. Our intention was to follow that trip, however things turned out a little differently from expected.

Boyagin Nature Reserve
On top of the rock
Boyagin Nature Reserve
Boyagin Nature Reserve

Much of the trip noted in the booklet is on very well formed gravel roads with only a small section of more serious 4×4. The trip we ended up doing was similar, with the only section of 4×4 being the loop towards the end in the Boyagin Nature Reserve.
Although we didn’t follow the suggested track, in my opinion, the area could be a very interesting 4wd destination, particularly in wet weather.


The Boyagin Nature Reserve is a large area of Wandoo forest which is vastly

Boyagin Nature Reserve
A bit of a hill

different from the typical Jarrah forests of the Darling Scarp. The

ground is made up of harsh wheel-slashing rocks interspersed with large granite outcrops. It is very interesting countryside.
The 4×4 track that we drove on was mostly well formed forestry track with the occasional dry riverbed, steep descent and large granite slabs.

Video Footage

The below video shows one of the steep-ish descents.

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James Mitchell

Hi, I’m Jimmy Mitchell and I love exploring the off beaten tracks hopefully you’ll enjoy my 4 Wheel Driving Blog about my 4×4 adventures and looking at my photos. And hopefully you’ll be inspired to get out there and enjoy yourself in our great outdoors. We love being out on the open road. Exploring this vast country and all it has to offer. As an avid 4 wheel driver, I’m very keen to share my experiences and adventures. Through my blog, you’ll read about my personal take on 4 wheel driving, my experiences, my travels and adventures. My family and I are based in Western Australia so the majority of my adventures will be in the vast wilderness that makes up a huge percentage of this state. I drive a 2010 Nissan Navara ST that I am slowly building into a family tourer. I also own a 2015 PMX Stirling LX Camper.

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