Designated areas for off-road vehicle and motorbike use
There are no permitted public areas designated for off-road vehicle use in the City of Cockburn. However, the Coastal Park Motorcycle Club opens in a new window
provides one of the best tracks for off-road motorbikes in Western Australia.
The nearest off-road facility is the Medina Off-Road area within the City of Kwinana. Rules and regulations apply. Refer to the City of Kwinana website opens in a new window
for further information.
Using off-road vehicles and motorbikes on private land
Off-road trail bikes, motorbikes and vehicles can only be used on private land where there isn't an issue with local health laws, such as noise or dust. You must also make sure you have the owner's or occupier's consent.
Rules for using off-road vehicles and motorbikes
Using or riding off-road vehicles on Council managed land is strictly prohibited and can result in infringements or Court prosecution. This also applies to private land where no consent has been given by the owner or tenant to operate on the property.
Riding off-road motorcycles on the road when they are not road licensed is an offence under the Road Traffic Act and is a Police matter carrying significant penalties.
Reporting illegal motorbike activity
Trail bikes on reserves, parks and Council-managed land
Contact Ranger Services by email or on 08 9411 3444 between 7am-7pm weekdays, and 7am - 6pm weekends and public holidays.
Contact CoSafe after hours on 1300 267 23 outside of the above times.
Private property issues
Off-road vehicles are allowed on Private Property by consent of the owner (conditional). Suspected operation without consent can be reported to Rangers as per the above contact details.
Trail bikes on roads
Contact the Police Assistance Centre on 131 444.
Motorbikes/motorscooters/trail bikes on main roads, freeways or on principal shared paths
Contact Police if the incident is occuring now and/or is causing danger - report the incident to the Police Assistance Centre on 131 444 or report via Crime Stoppers either online opens in a new window or by phoning 1800 333 000. Ensure you provide as much information as possible.
Important notes about making a report
CoSafe is not authorised to deal with motorbike issues but can attend afterhours to provide a deterrent or to obtain evidence that may identify the offenders. All information is passed onto Ranger Services.
Please pay attention to identifying information such as colour of bikes, helmets, possible addresses, registration plates, or peculiar markings that will assist in detecting these parties. Rider descriptions such as clothing and footwear worn can also be useful for identification.
Please also note the time and day you observed illegal motorbike activity.