Collie is a friendly little town on both the Bibbulmun and Munda Biddi Tracks and we love to play host to the many trail users, who pass through our town each year. So, if you are planning an epic hike or ride and will be passing through Collie in the near future, we have compiled a list of trail friendly businesses and their services.
The Colliefields offer clean, budget accommodation with breakfast included. Access to wi-fi and phone recharge facilities, secure bike storage and track transfers for overnight guests.
They accept parcels (posted or delivered) to be collected on your way through Collie and they have a cafe opening early, serving cooked breakfasts, lunches and snacks.
You will find them on Throssell Street. Just look for the big purple building.
The Federal Hotel Collie
The Federal Hotel is conveniently located on Throssell St and offer clean, comfortable rooms with shared bathroom facilities.
There is a bike rack out the back and the rear yard is locked at night, but if you prefer, I am sure they would allow you to take your bike up to your room.
The dining room is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Collie River Valley Tourist Park
Collie River Valley Tourist Park offer immaculately clean cabins and ablutions.
They will store parcels for trail users who have booked accommodation. Ring them to arrange.
Powered, tent sites are also available and there is a seriously well equipped campers kitchen.
The Collie Visitor Centre
The Collie Visitor Centre offer hot showers for a small fee, clean toilets, secure storage for backpacks while you go shopping (not overnight), maps and info, wi-fi and phone recharge facilities and drop off point for parcels.
Open 7 days a week. Check their Facebook page for hours.
Located at the western end of town, on Throssell St
Crank'n Cycles Collie
Crank’n Cycles Collie offer an extensive range of bike spare parts and the very best of repair services.
They are open Mon to Fri and Sat am, but if you are broken down a/h, message the shop via Facebook and if someone is available they will have you back on the track in no time.
The staff are all experienced riders and can provide advice on local trails or pretty much anything bike or trail related.
Collie Canvas and Camping World
Collie Canvas and Camping World stock all the popular gas cartridges, hiking stoves, freeze dried food, thermal underwear, head torches, fly nets, hats, Keen Boots, quality hiking socks, hiking poles and heaps of other useful things for trail users.
They are open Mon to Fri and Sat am. If you are going to be arriving in town a/h message the shop to arrange a pick up point for you, if possible.
Located on cnr Princep and Johnston Sts. Just look for the big green building down from the traffic lights
PaK-iT Computers stock a range of phone chargers and cables, offer access to wi-fi and phone recharge facilities, same day screen replacement services (dependent on screens in stock)
They have an internet kiosk and access to an up to date PC, if required.
You will find them at 117 Throssell St, near the Vic Hotel.
TraaVerse is a brand new business offering trail transfers, pick ups and drop offs, for both hikers and bike riders. They have the capacity to carry a maximum of four passengers and their bikes and packs.
Bookings are required in advance but if you are in an emergency situation, they will do their best to get you off the track as quickly as possible.
Contact Simone or Dion on 0417 654 426 for more information
Other Useful Bits and Pieces
Where to Eat
Finding you way around.
Finding your way around is pretty easy. Throssell St is the main street in and out of town and Forrest St is on the other side of the railway line. Most places are on or near either of them.