About this place
"Hilltop" is an area to the north east of Walpole that lies within the Walpole-Nornalup National Park and can be accessed from a gravel entry road off the South Coast Highway. At Hilltop Lookout, a clearing in the forest on a hillslope offers a picturesque view across the forest down to Frankland River and Nornalup Inlet and beyond to the ocean.
The Bibbulmun Track goes past Hilltop Lookout, making it a convenient spot to start or finish a bushwalk.
Take a walk from the Hilltop Lookout to Coalmine Beach.
- Distance: 5km (one way)
- Class: 4
- Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (one way)
Enjoy a walk from here to the Nornalup Inlet, enjoying the sound of forest birds, and during spring marvel at the abundance of colourful wildflowers. Be sure to take your camera with you to snap that winning shot.
Plan when to visit. Consider travelling with a personal location beacon (PLB). In the event you need to be rescued it could save your life!
Plants, wildlife and fungi
Visit the Atlas of Living Australia for a list of species recorded within a 5km radius of Hilltop Lookout.
We recognise and acknowledge Minang people as the traditional owners of Walpole-Nornalup National Park.