Coastal Attractions

Broke Inlet

Broke Inlet is the only large estuary in the South-West that has not been significantly altered, either by developments along its shores or within its catchment area.

Lying at the eastern end of the D’Entrecasteaux National Park, it

Peaceful Bay

Peaceful Bay is a picturesque coastal holiday destination just 33 km. east of Walpole. It is part of what was once a large coastal grazing lease used by landowners from the Warren and Cranbrook areas as summer grazing for their cattle.


Coalmine Beach

Popular swimming beach for all ages situated on the Nornalup Inlet. This beach provides recreational opportunities for a whole host of water-based activities including sailing and windsurfing.

A boat ramp, barbecue and toilet facilities are

Walpole and Nornalup Inlets Marine Park

Walpole is situated on the shallow Walpole Inlet. This inlet has a depth of no more than 1 metre and is fed by the Walpole River. There are good fishing opportunities from both the Town Jetty and Swan Bay Jetty (also a great spot to watch sunsets)

Conspicuous Cliff

This is one of only three places around Walpole that offer two-wheel-drive access to the coast. (The others are Peaceful Bay townsite and Mandalay beach.) Take your time and appreciate the fabulous coastal heathland featuring swamp paperbark and,

Mandalay Beach

Mandalay Beach takes its name from the Norwegian barque Mandalay wrecked there in 1911. Mandalay Beach is popular with anglers, but even if you do not fish, its worth the visit for the spectacular views of the Southern Ocean and of Chatham Island,

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