Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail

Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail

The Heritage Trail at Two Peoples Bay is a beautiful walking trail through the bushland from the Visitors Centre near Two Peoples Bay, past the swamp and onto Little Beach.

Visitors Centre at Two Peoples Bay

The Visitors Centre has lots of displays and information about what you'll see (or hear) as you walk the trail including details of the newly re-discovered Noisy Scrub Bird which was thought to be lost from the Two Peoples Bay area. Gilbert's Potoroo, a rabbit sized marsupial also calls Two Peoples Bay it's home.

There are four sections of the Heritage Trail ranging from an easy walk of 30 minutes return to the full walk from Little Beach and back which takes approximately 4 hours. It is also possible to drive directly to Little Beach and walk along the trail towards the visitors centre and explore a small section of the trail that way.

Video theatre at the Visitors Centre at Two Peoples Bay
Walking bridge across the gap near Little Beach at Two Peoples Bay Facing Little Beach from the Heritage Trail

The Heritage Trail is a beautiful walk through Two People's Bay, which you can find out more about here:

Two Peoples Bay NP Map Two Peoples Bay NP Map
Map of the attractions when visiting Two Peoples Bay NP. Visit Two Peoples Bay NP Map
Two Peoples Bay NP Two Peoples Bay NP
Located approximately 25 kilometres north-east of Albany. Rediscovery of the presumed extinct noisy scrub-bird. Visit Two Peoples Bay NP
Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail
Heritage Trail from the Visitors Centre to Little Beach Visit Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail
Little Beach Little Beach
This gorgeous beach is approximately 25 kilometres north east of Albany in Two Peoples Bay National Park. Visit Little Beach

The Little Beach section of the heritage trail allow you to explore a small section of the trail directly from the Little Beach carpark. Good for Nannie and Grandpa as it's an easy section of the trail and not too far to the rocks overlooking Little Beach. Level and well-managed.

Waterfall Beach from aboveShallow Bay along the Heritage Trail, Two Peoples Bay
Wildflowers at Two People's Bay

If you're taking the full four hour return walk ensure you have adequate provisions (water!) with you. It's best to walk the trail with others. Ask at the visitors centre if in doubt. View the Map of Two Peoples Bay National Park to get your bearings.

Two Peoples Bay
Around the Swamp at Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail
New life on the rocks at Two Peoples Bay
Around the Swamp at Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail
Heritage Trail meets Little Beach

Towns Nearby

Albany is the nearest town located 28km to the south-west of Two People's Bay via Nanarup Road and Lower King Road.  The drive from Albany crosses the Kalgan River at the north end of Oyster Harbour where you will find facilities and picnic benches. This is a little less than half-way to Two People's Bay, a beautiful and easy drive from Albany.

DANGER: The Ocean is unpredictable, sending surges even at calm times. BE AWARE when close to the water. Read the information on SURGES before visiting the park.

Two Peoples Bay

Two Peoples Bay is an informational as well as enjoyable way to spend the day. An ideal day trip from Albany, Australia.

Two Peoples Bay
Two Peoples Bay

Two Peoples Bay National Park Attractions & Information:

Two Peoples Bay NP Map Two Peoples Bay NP Map
Map of the attractions when visiting Two Peoples Bay NP. Visit Two Peoples Bay NP Map
Two Peoples Bay NP Two Peoples Bay NP
Located approximately 25 kilometres north-east of Albany. Rediscovery of the presumed extinct noisy scrub-bird. Visit Two Peoples Bay NP
Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail
Heritage Trail from the Visitors Centre to Little Beach Visit Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail
Little Beach Little Beach
This gorgeous beach is approximately 25 kilometres north east of Albany in Two Peoples Bay National Park. Visit Little Beach
Waterfall Beach at Two Peoples Bay Waterfall Beach at Two Peoples Bay
A small waterfall winds its way from the heathland to beautiful turquoise waters. Visit Waterfall Beach at Two Peoples Bay
Nanarup Beach Nanarup Beach
With picnic and barbecues, and easy stairway access, it is a delightful place to stop for lunch. Visit Nanarup Beach
Sinker Reef Sinker Reef
It is easy to see why it was given this name as the jagged black rocks rise in rows along the entire stretch of coastline. Visit Sinker Reef
Taylor Inlet Taylor Inlet
Taylor Inlet near Nanarup is a winding Inlet, home to many species of waterbirds. Visit Taylor Inlet

Attractions in Albany and surrounds:

Brig Amity Replica Brig Amity Replica
Experience the first settlers arrival in Albany, the first settlement in Western Australia, from onboard a replica of the Amity. Visit Brig Amity Replica
Mount Clarence Mount Clarence
Visit the ANZAC Desert Corps Memorial and view the coast from Padre White Lookout or Apex Lookout at the summit. Visit Mount Clarence
Emu Point Emu Point
The northern end of Middleton Beach, on the shores of Oyster Harbour at the channel to King George Sound. Visit Emu Point
Middleton Beach Middleton Beach
The most popular beach in Albany. Swim or relax under the trees. Cafes and amenities. Visit Middleton Beach
City of Albany City of Albany
Located between the hills of Mount Melville and Mount Clarence, the Nestled along the Princess Royal Harbour & King George Sound. Visit City of Albany
Albany Farmers Market Albany Farmers Market
Saturday mornings. Fresh fruit and veggies from local growers. Organic produce available. Visit Albany Farmers Market
Albany Heritage Park Albany Heritage Park
The heritage park consists of the parklands and monuments of Mount Clarence and Mount Adelaide including the National ANZAC Centre. Visit Albany Heritage Park
Albany Pier (Cruises & Whale Watching) Albany Pier (Cruises & Whale Watching)
Albany Pier for embarking on a whale watching tour. Visit Albany Pier (Cruises & Whale Watching)
Albany Wind Farm Albany Wind Farm
Beautiful and productive green energy from the wind of the Torndirrup, just outside Albany City towards Frenchman Bay. Visit Albany Wind Farm
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial sits atop Mount Clarence. Visit ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
Ellen Cove Ellen Cove
Ellen Cove, Ellen Cove Boardwalk and Ellen Cove Pier are at the far southern end of Middleton Beach, Albany. Visit Ellen Cove
Frenchman Bay Frenchman Bay
Located on the southern side of the King George Sound this is a beautiful setting with picnic area and barbecues and a boat launch. Ideal for relaxing, eating, and having quiet day out. Visit Frenchman Bay
Oyster Harbour Oyster Harbour
Oyster Harbour, on the north eastern side of Albany flows into the King George Sound past Emu Point. Visit Oyster Harbour
Princess Royal Fortress Princess Royal Fortress
One of the best outdoor military museums in Australia. The Fortress is within the Albany Heritage Park, atop Mount Adelaide. Visit Princess Royal Fortress
WA Museum Albany WA Museum Albany
The Western Australian Museum Albany has exhibitions and information on the natural and social history of the region. Visit WA Museum Albany

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