Walpole-Nornalup National Park

in the Walpole Wilderness Area of Western Australia

Walpole - Nornalup National Park is expansive, covering over twenty thousand hectares of the Walpole Wilderness Area. The little town of Walpole sits nestled in the centre on the northern side of the Walpole Inlet.

The Knoll Scenic Drive offers a chance to experience some of the best of the Park in one short drive. Stop at the Channels for a picnic and a stroll to the channel connecting the Walpole and Nornalup inlets through the tall karri forest.

The Valley of the Giants, an architecturally designed pathway taking you almost forty metres into the canopy of giant tingle trees.

According to the Dept of Environment and Conservation the park contains 19 species of mammals, 109 species of birds and 22 species of reptiles.

Circular Pool in the Walpole-Nornalup National ParkCircular Pool, North of Walpole
in the Walpole Wilderness Area is close to Walpole Town and the Giant Tingle Tree and is on the way towards Mount Frankland National Park.

Attractions of the Walpole-Nornalup National Park:

Walpole-Nornalup National ParkWalpole-Nornalup National Park
Expansive, covering over twenty thousand hectares of the Walpole Wilderness Area. Visit Walpole-Nornalup National Park
Walpole TownWalpole Town
At the northern edge of the Walpole Inlet, Walpole is one of the few towns on the path of the Bibbulmun Track. Visit Walpole Town
Ancient Empires WalkAncient Empires Walk
The Ancient Empires Walk takes you through the forest at the base of the Giant Tingle Trees at the Treetop Walk. Visit Ancient Empires Walk
Circular PoolCircular Pool
Family friendly swirling pools. Access via steps or a gentle paved pathway. Viewing platforms close to carpark. Visit Circular Pool
Conspicuous CliffConspicuous Cliff
Standing high above the surrounding heathland, the Cliff-top lookout gives fantastic views of the beach and river flowing into the sea. Visit Conspicuous Cliff
Fernhook FallsFernhook Falls
Located along the Deep River Fernhook Falls is a popular swimming and picnic spot in summer, and during winter is a truly magnificent sight! Visit Fernhook Falls
Frankland RiverFrankland River
The Frankland River is the 8th largest in the state of Western Australia flowing into the Nornalup Inlet. Visit Frankland River
Giant Tingle TreeGiant Tingle Tree
This Giant Tingle Tree is special because it the oldest living eucalypt in the world. It is an 800 metre walk from the car park to the Giant Tingle and back. Visit Giant Tingle Tree
Hilltop LookoutHilltop Lookout
On Hilltop Road, east of Walpole. Overlooking the Nornalup Inlet and Frankland River. Rocky Head and Saddle Island can be seen in the distance. Visit Hilltop Lookout
Irwin InletIrwin Inlet
Irwin Inlet carves the sandbars at Peaceful Bay due to the swift flow into the Southern Ocean. Visit Irwin Inlet
Knoll Scenic DriveKnoll Scenic Drive
A five kilometre circular drive on the peninsula between the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets. A distinctly well-kept rest area with picnic tables & toilets. Visit Knoll Scenic Drive
Mandalay BeachMandalay Beach
Spectacular views to Chatham Island, gorgeous white sandy beach it is a must-see... sometimes the shipwreck is visible too. Visit Mandalay Beach
Nornalup InletNornalup Inlet
The Nornalup Inlet is serene. Fed from the Deep and Frankland Rivers it connects to the Walpole Inlet via a natural deep water channel. Visit Nornalup Inlet
Peaceful BayPeaceful Bay
Peaceful Bay beach is split in two by the Irwin Inlet as it discharges into the ocean. Sand dunes abound. Visit Peaceful Bay
Sappers BridgeSappers Bridge
Re-built October 1982 for the National Parks Authority by 22nd Construction Squadron RAE following flood damage January 1982. Visit Sappers Bridge
Valley of the GiantsValley of the Giants
The Valley of the Giants Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Treetop Walk is the most visited place on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Valley of the Giants
Walpole InletWalpole Inlet
Filled by the Deep & Frankland Rivers, the dark waters of the Walpole Inlet empty into the Nornalup Inlet through the Channels. Visit Walpole Inlet
   

Why visit Walpole-Nornalup National Park?

Walpole

Circular Pool, Walpole

Walpole Maps and Tourist Information:

Walpole Region of Western AustraliaWalpole Region Map
Walpole, Valley of the Giants, mount Frankland, Giant Tingle tree, Knoll Scenic Drive, Circular Pool, Conspicious Cliff, Nornalup, Peaceful Bay and Mandalay beach. Visit the Walpole Region Map.
Walpole, Western AustraliaWalpole Region
The Walpole Wilderness Area is an ancient forest with ancient Karri and Giant Tingle stretching up and up! The town of Walpole is set on the north side of the Walpole Inlet amidst the Walpole-Nornalup National Park.
 

National Parks of Walpole, on the South Coast of Western Australia:

Walpole-Nornalup National ParkWalpole-Nornalup National Park
Expansive, covering over twenty thousand hectares of the Walpole Wilderness Area. Visit Walpole-Nornalup National Park
Mount FranklandMount Frankland
Starting in the karri trees you wind up and through towards the summit of Mt Frankland, way above the tree top canopy. Visit Mount Frankland
Dentrecasteaux National Park Dentrecasteaux National Park
Dentrecasteaux National Park is filled with beaches, dunes, cliffs and forests west of Walpole. Visit Dentrecasteaux National Park
Valley of the GiantsValley of the Giants
The Valley of the Giants Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Treetop Walk is the most visited place on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Valley of the Giants
 

 

 

 

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