Walpole-Nornalup National Park is a national park in the South West region of Western Australia, 355 km south of Perth. It is famous for its towering Karri and Tingle trees. Red Tingle trees are unique to the Walpole area.Plan to visit Walpole-Nornalup National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Walpole attractions using our Walpole itinerary planning app .
The "Valley of the Giants" is one of the main tourist draws in the area. Those with a head for heights can get a tree top view on the "Tree Top Walk" a 40 m high walk-way that can accommodate wheelchairs. Most similar canopy walks around the world are constructed using suspension bridge-type structures — not for the faint of heart. The Tree Top Walk, however, is a series of sixty-metre, lightweight steel trusses built on steel pylons to form a secure ramp. Beneath the canopy walk there is a pathway around the Tingle trees for walkers — this is known as the "Ancient Empire". A whale watching vantage point is settled at Conspicuous Beach, providing views of migrating whales (humpback and southern right) and dolphins.
The Tingle tree has evolved to cope with bush fires and can withstand low level fires. The Department of Conservation and Land Management in Western Australia (CALM) carries out fuel reduction backburning in the national park; this limits the risk of a large scale bush fire by reducing the amount of dry leaf litter on the ground. Tingles can look completely burned in the inside but continue to survive as they grow from just under the layer of outside bark.
Walpole-Nornalup National Park Reviews
The $7.00 park fee allows the visitor to enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest, the waterways, beaches and rugged coastal areas, towering trees and scrub. Probably its most important residents are... more »
We did the Walpole Nornalup National Park in late September the weather was not the best but that didn’t stop us A must see is the Giant Trees and the trees top walk is fantastic. more »
Lovely place, great for peace and quiet, great fishing spots. Tingles bakery is an awesome spot for coffee and cake or pie all baked fresh daily on site, delicious 😍
Love fishing here catch Bream, King George Whiting, Skippy, Stingray 😉, Seagulls🤔, Flathead so on
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