The coastal abode of Walpole is over 400km south of Perth, and only 45-minutes west of Denmark. The quaint town is nestled between the Southern Ocean and lush forests, notably the karri and tingle trees of the Tree Top Walk.
With access to many beaches, as well as the Walpole and Nornalup inlets, there is no shortage of sheltered spots to swim, fish or launch your boat. Enjoy coastal walks, art trails, wineries and local restaurants in this stunning corner of the world. The surrounding areas include Peaceful Bay, Northcliffe, Denmark and Albany, all with many activities for kids and adults alike.
D'entrecasteaux, Mount Frankland and Walpole-Nornalup National Park are all close by, with nature trails and whale-watching lookouts. It is an ideal area just for a country drive through the towering forests.
The Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk allows you to walk on platforms in the canopies of the tingle trees, giving you a unique birds eye view of the forest. You can also enjoy boardwalks on the forest floor, admiring the giant eucalypts on the Ancient Empire Walk. If the Tree Top Walk has always been on your list of places to go, Walpole is an ideal location to base yourself.
Just seven kilometres from Walpole yet deep in the heart of outstandingly beautiful tingle and karri forest, theGiant Tingle Treeis the site of a huge fire-hollowed red tingle tree.
Petrichor Gallery, located in the heart of the Walpole Wilderness, presents works by the very best local and regional artisans.
Pristine forests, rugged coastline, peaceful inlets and tannin rich rivers are just a few of this parks attraction.
This section gives walkers the best mix of forest and coast as well as (after Peaceful Bay) some of the most challenging days on the entire Track.
Bibbulmun Track Walpole is a long-distance walk trail that spans over 1,003.1 kilometres (623.3 mi) in Western Australia.
Spend a few hours, or a few days, exploring the waters of the Deep River at Fernhook Falls.
The Knoll Scenic Drive in Walpole - Nornalup National Park is a five-kilometer circular drive that offers stunning natural beauty and various attractions.
Get a birds eye view of the rugged and wild Mount Frankland National Park and the Walpole Wilderness from the summit of Mount Frankland.
Bushwalks, waterfalls, picnic areas and forest art – Mount Frankland South National Park truly has something for everyone.
The trail is located within the Mt Frankland National Park. It provides a fascinating insight into the local area, set among the stunning karri forest providing views of the southern coastline.
The Munda Biddi Trail is a 1,000 km off-road cycling trail in Western Australia that offers picturesque views of unspoiled forests and bushland.
Opening in April 2016, Petrichor Gallery showcases the diverse and outstanding works of local and regional artists.
Located in the stunning Walpole Wilderness area, this easy 500 metre stroll takes you through old growth karri forest.
Wander through our herb gardens and essential oil distillery, and enjoy delicious food at the teahouse and our large range of gourmet preserves.
The untouched nature, wildlife and scenic quality of the Walpole and Nornalup inlets provide a wealth of opportunities for canoeing, boating, windsurfing, fishing and other water-based activities.
Walpole-Nornalup National Park is a renowned national park in Western Australia, known for its towering karri and tingle trees.
Cruise the rivers and inlets in the heart of the Walpole-Nornalup National Park.
Located an hour and a half’s drive from Albany in the east and Pemberton in the west, Walpole is an ideal place to base yourself to explore the region and for walking on the Bibbulmun Track.
Whether swollen by winter rains or a placid summer forest pool the experience is soothing
Popular picnic area on the shores of Nornalup Inlet, and an ideal location to launch small boat, canoe or kayak to explore the waters of the marine park.
Appreciate the powerful beauty of the southern coastline from the lookout over Conspicuous Cliff. There is an unspoiled beach, limestone cliffs, and granite headlands.
Combining art and science, Elizabeth's work explores the natural history of her surrounding environment in the stunning Walpole Wilderness. From fine detail drawings to large atmospheric landscapes.
A picturesque picnic spot on the banks of the Irwin Inlet near Peaceful Bay.
Named after the first forester in the Walpole district, this is one of the most scenic places in the area for picnic and views over pristine waterways.
Named after the Norwegian barque Mandalay, wrecked there in 1911, Mandalaly Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Walpole area.
“Quiet as a Monastery here.”
Enjoy a picnic among tall karri and tingle trees, and take a walk to the summit of Mount Clare which has views of the Southern Ocean and the Walpole Wilderness.
Stand high above the forest floor and enjoy uninterrupted views of the Walpole Wilderness from the Mount Frankland Wilderness Lookout.
A great place to stop for a picnic and a short bush walk when travelling between Walpole and Manjimup.
A historic gazebo at the end of a jetty is a well known landmark at this popular fishing spot and boat launching site adjacent to a privately operated caravan park.