Walpole-Nornalup National Park Information
Located in the heart of the Walpole Wilderness is the tree-cloaked wild coast, home to tingle forests, which occur nowhere else in the world, and a patchwork of heathlands and wetlands, which occur closer to the coast. Pristine forests, rugged coastline, peaceful inlets, and tannin rich rivers are just a few of this parks attraction. , embracing rushing river ways, gnarled trees, rising mists and Walpole-Nornalup National Park
The Valley of the Giants – Tree Top Walk 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.
Hill top views and frothy water
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 and off-road cycler's smorgasbord
There are many bushwalking trails to discover the park, linking people with places. The Bibbulmun Track meanders through the park with short walks that spur off along the way at Mt Clare. The Munda Biddi Trail a long-distant, off-road cycling trail Walpole to Denmark and Albany is world-class,
Explore the inlets
Set out in a canoe to glide quietly over inlets and up the Deep and Frankland Rivers. Take a fishing line with you and catch a bream for your picnic lunch at Monastery Landing. Spend a few hours, or a few days, exploring the water of the Deep River at Fernhook Falls
Take care on rocks on the coast, as there is a risk of slipping and falling. Large waves can suddenly appear and wash over rocks.
Don’t fish if it is too rough; know the weather forecast and tides before fishing. Always fish with someone else.
Swimming at beaches and inland waterways can be dangerous. Be aware of strong rips, variable water depths, submerged obstacles and wet slippery surfaces. For your safety, do not dive or jump into the water.
Restricted access and warning signs are placed there for your protection and safety, and to protect the environment.
Stay alert and supervise children at all times.