Walpole Nornalup National Park
Pristine forests, rugged coastline, peaceful inlets and tannin rich rivers are just a few of this parks attraction.
- Park Entry Fees:Yes
- Feature:Toilet,Lookout / Deck,Barbecue,Jetty,Info Shelter,Visitor Centre,Boat Ramp
- Activity:Bush Walking,Canoeing / Kayaking,Fishing,Swimming,Surfing
Located within the heart of the Walpole Wilderness is the tree-cloaked Walpole-Nornalup National Park, embracing rushing river ways, gnarled trees, rising mists and wild coast It is home to tingle forests, which occur nowhere else in the world, and a patchwork of heathlands and wetlands, which occur closer to the coast.
Walk in the tree tops
The Valley of the Giants – Tree Top Walk features a stunning walkway positioned 40 metres above the ground amid the dizzying heights of the tingle forest canopy.
Experience walking in the Tree Top canopies of tall karri trees with views over core wilderness and then venture into the Ancient Empire of 400 year old red tingle trees along a boardwalk that meanders across the forest floor.
What's on at Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
Hill top views and frothy waters
The Hill Top Scenic Drive delivers you to magnificent views over the inlets at the Hilltop Lookout, then on to Giant Tingle where you can walk your way through the towering forest at the Giant Tingle Tree. Venture on to Circular Pool for the raging river in winter, resulting in a swirling pool resembling a frothy coffee or a tranquil pool in summer.
Whales on the move
View the whales on their migratory journey along the southern coastline from the lookout at Conspicuous Cliff and admire the beautiful coastal scenery all year round.
A walker’s smorgasbord
There are many bush walking trails to discover this park, linking people with places. The Bibbulmun Track meanders through this park with short walks that spur off along the way at Mt Clare.
Explore the inlets
Set out in a canoe to glide quietly over inlets and up the Deep and Frankland Rivers. Take a fishing line and try for a bream or just sit and enjoy the serenity at Monastery Landing.
It’s great to escape everyday life and visit?a park or reserve in WA. It is also important to us that you return safely to your family and friends.?
Always remember it is?really important?to plan when to visit. Read this safety information about swimming, bushwalking, fishing, paddling and kayaking, and surfing. Consider traveling with a personal location beacon (PLB). In the event you need to be rescued it could save your life!
Walpole is just over 400km south of Perth, and the park lies east and west of Walpole. If travelling from Albany it is nearly 120 km to the west, allow one and a half hours for this scenic drive.
This information was provided by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions: dpaw.wa.gov.au
- Address: ,Walpole,WA,
- Phone: 0898819200
- Email: [email protected]