The Duke Of Edinburgh International Award

Didier Walks is very proud to be a Partner and activity provider for the Duke Of Edinburgh International Award in Western Australia. The Duke Of Ed Award is part of the Didier Walks youth hike program. 

We offer a youth multi-day backpacking hiking program with the planning,  supervision and assessment necessary to complete your Adventurous Journey. The Participant is involved every step of the way.

Currently Didier Walks only offers Adventurous Journeys. If you have a group of Participants who need another Award section, contact us to discuss what is possible. 

Didier Walks offers the Adventurous Journey at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. Numerous scheduled youth hikes run throughout the year. If you are a school, family or group of friends, Didier Walks can also plan a hike to meet your needs.    

Duke Of Edinburgh International Award

Why Choose Us?

  • Professional Experience

    More than 15 years of assessment & mentoring experience with children/youth/families including the disability, mental health, recreation and training sectors

  • Qualifications

    Certificate IV In Residential and Community Care with Children

  • Hiking Experience

    In 2016 Didier completed a solo end-to-end hike of the 1000km Bibbulmun Track. Since then has completed over 3000 hiking kms.

  • Specialist Youth Hiking Program

    Every youth hike is designed for peers of a similar age. Taylor made youth hiking program to meet the Participants and/or school individual needs.

  • Support All The Way

    Extensive individual or group pre-hike preparation, including Zoom meetings. Individual goal mentoring (on request).

  • Leadership Opportunities

    On completion of atleast 5 days of Didier Walks youth hikes, you may apply to become a volunteer Assistant Guide on Kid (10-13 yrs), Youth (14-17 yrs) or Hikefulness Australia wellness youth hikes (10-17 yrs).

5 Day Youth Hike - Three Peaks

05 April 2021

A life changing epic 5-day experience along Western Australia’s world-class 1000kms…

3 Day Youth Hike – Murray River

23 April 2021

An inspiring and fun 3-day Bibbulmun Track backpacking expedition along the Murray River…


7 Day Hike - Cape To Cape

22 May 2021

A life changing epic 5-day experience along Western Australia’s world-class 1000kms…

4 Day Youth Hike - Mt Wells

13 July 2021

This life-changing genuine backpacking hike takes place on a 66km section of…