Getting Back to Nature

Bird Watching

Bird watchers will find a fascinating variety of habitats to explore in the Walpole- Nornalup area.

It is possible to visit karri and tingle forests, the shoreline and shallows of the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets, the Frankland and Deep Riv


There are some great locations to catch a wave in the Walpole region.

The best surf beach with a 2WD access is Conspicuous Beach, turn right off the South Coast Highway, 13km east of Walpole. Mandalay Beach and Peaceful Bay are also surf l

Walpole 4WD Tracks

There are many opportunities in this region to go off-road. Most of the tracks lead to the coast and have stretches of deep sand. Some of the more popular tracks:

Blue Holes Track - leads to Bellanger Beach and is popular with fishermen.Th

Camping in National Parks

There are three locations around Walpole that permit camping in the national parks.

Crystal Springs - Situated in the Walpole-Nornalup National Park 12km west of Walpole.
For information on facilities and fees, please


Walpole provides visitors with many different types of bushwalking experiences.

  • Walks of half a day or less can be done at:
  • Mt Frankland
  • Mt Clare
  • Mt Pingerup
  • Mt Burnett
  • Horseyard Hill w

Bibbulmun Track Day Walks

Following are a selection of walks on the Bibbulmun Track ranging from 11 kilometres in length to 21 km. Drop off and pick up services are available from Naturally Walpole Tours.

Walk 1. Sappers Bridge to Walpole

Knoll Scenic Drive

Three kilometres east of Walpole in the Nornalup-Walpole National Park is the Knoll Scenic Drive. This 5 km drive provides panoramic views of both inlets, passes through a beautiful karri and marri forest and provides good picnic and fishing

Whale Watching

These massive mammals can be seen off our coastline generally between the months of June and September. The two species of whale commonly seen are the Southern Right whale and the Humpback whale.

One of the best places to spot whales is fr

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