Attractions

Town Jetty Walpole

Fishing spot with facilities to launch larger boats into the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets Marine Park adjacent to the town of Walpole.

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Sandy Beach

Walpole-Nornalup

A beautiful beach for a picnic, a spot of fishing and a safe place for swimming. Perfect for a family day out.

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Coalmine Beach

Walpole-Nornalup

Popular picnic spot on the shores of Nornalup Inlet, and a great place to launch a small boat, canoe or kayak to explore the marine park's waters.

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Isle Road

Walpole-Nornalup

Picnic spot and an area to launch small boats, great for fishing and kayaking. 

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The Channels

Walpole-Nornalup

Attractive picnic spot surrounded by towering karri, marri and tingle forest overlooking the channel between the Walpole and Nornalup inlets along The Knolls Scenic Drive.

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Rest Point

Walpole-Nornalup

An 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.

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Trails

Giant Tingle Tree to Coalmine Beach

Bush Walk
6.1 kilometres

This Bibbulmun Track day walk from the Giant Tingle Tree to Coalmine Beach is 6.1 km one way or 12.2 km return. The walk is in the Walpole Wilderness area, which boasts some of Western Australia’s most spectacular landscapes, coasts, habitats and vegetation.

Nornalup to Monastery Landing

Paddle
5 kilometres

This paddle takes you to what is arguably one of the most beautiful places in the Walpole Wilderness. Monastery Landing is known as the birthplace of Walpole Nornalup National Park.

Walpole Town Jetty To Coalmine Beach

Paddle
4 kilometres

Coalmine Beach is on the northern shore of the Nornalup Inlet and the calm, shallow water is perfect for swimming. it was named for the shallow seam of coal in the nearby cliffs.

Walpole Town Jetty to Deep River

Paddle
10.5 kilometres

Set aside a day to paddle up the Deep River - a pristine waterway with ‘Wild River’ status. The river narrows as you paddle upstream through the Walpole Nornalup National Park. This area is home to many native species such as possums, quokkas and rakali.

Walpole Town Jetty To Walpole River

Paddle
5 kilometres

This is the smallest of the three rivers that flow into the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets Marine Park. It has lush riparian vegetation and its sheltered waters provides safe, easy paddling for beginners and excellent opportunities for bird spotting.

Coalmine Beach to Nornalup

Paddle
9 kilometres

Paddle from the tranquil Coalmine Beach on the Nornalup Inlet up Kwakoorillup Beela (the Frankland River) to the sleepy hamlet of Nornalup. You’ll paddle past low lying areas of melaleucas and rushes before feeling dwarfed by the towering karri trees of the Walpole Nornalup National Park as you get closer to Nornalup.

Coalmine Beach To Rest Point

Paddle
3 kilometres

Paddle from Coalmine Beach on the northern shore of the Nornalup Inlet, through the channel between the inlets to the Walpole Inlet and Rest Point. Along the way, you’ll pass the karri clad Knolls that stand on either side of the channel.

Rest Point to Deep River

Paddle
9.5 kilometres

Set aside a day to paddle up the Deep River - a pristine waterway with ‘Wild River’ status. The Deep River is an untouched waterway that shelters a wide range of plant and animal life. It runs at least 90km from its source and empties into the Nornalup Inlet.

Rest Point to Sealers Cove

Paddle
4.5 kilometres

Why not combine a paddle with a walk? Paddle through the channel between the Knolls, past Newdegate Island to Sealers Cove. Follow the walk trail for 1.5 kilometres through peppermint groves and jarrah forest to the rugged beauty of Circus Beach.

Rest Point to Walpole River

Paddle
5 kilometres

This is a short, easy paddle that is perfect for beginners. The Walpole River is the smallest of the three rivers that flow into the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets Marine Park and has lush riparian vegetation.

Swarbrick Jetty To Walpole River

Paddle
6 kilometres

Set out on an easy paddle across the Walpole Inlet and up the Walpole River. This is a great place to go bird spotting or to enjoy the lush, riverine scenery.

Isle Road to Deep River Suspension Bridge

Paddle
5.5 kilometres

An untouched waterway that shelters a wide range of plant and animal life, the Deep River runs at least 90 kilometres from its source and empties into the Nornalup Inlet.From Isle Road, you’ll paddle upstream through the pristine forests of the Walpole Nornalup National Park.

Isle Road To Sealers Cove Paddle Trail

Paddle
2.5 kilometres

Why not combine a paddle with a walk? Paddle through the delta of the Deep River, past Newdegate Island to Sealers Cove. Follow the walk trail for 1.5 kilometres through peppermint groves and jarrah forest to the rugged beauty of Circus Beach.

Isle Road to Walpole Town Jetty

Paddle
5 kilometres

Follow the Deep River downstream to its delta at the Nornalup Inlet. Turn left and paddle along the shoreline of the Walpole Nornalup National Park, through the Channel to the shallow Walpole Inlet.

Accommodation

Coalmine Beach Holiday Park

Walpole-Nornalup

There is a variety of accommodation to choose from including luxury glamping tents, fully equipped en-suite chalets, cosy cabins with shared amenities or powered and unpowered sites. It is the ideal location to get away from it all, whether it’s a couple of night’s stay or two weeks of play. 

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