Hop on the South Western Highway and prepare to be swept away by views of Greater Dordagup National Park and Mount Frankland National Park on your journey to Walpole. These parks are your playground, bursting with Karri forests, cascading waterfalls, and ideal spots for bushwalks. It’s your personal invitation to explore the raw beauty of Western Australia’s natural habitat.
Before arriving at Walpole, stop at John Rate lookout for coastal views and views of the Nornalup inlet. As you spend your time in Walpole, explore the nearby Sandy, Coalmine, and Bellanger beaches.
Sightseeing #1: William Bay National Park
Nature lovers, get ready to be dazzled by the rugged charm of William Bay National Park. With its windswept headlands, gleaming turquoise waters, and towering granite formations that mimic elephants at a watering hole, it’s sure to steal your heart. Take a plunge into the rock pools, snorkel in the bays, or conquer the Bibbulmun Track. Don’t forget to watch for frolicking dolphins, majestic whales, and ever-present wildflowers. A friendly nudge – snag that parking spot early!
Sightseeing #2: Greens Pool
Nestled in William Bay National Park, Greens Pool is shielded from the Southern Ocean by massive granite boulders. Swim, snorkel, or just laze around. Remember to peek under the water – you might spot zebra fish, silver drummers, or even mosaic sea stars! To avoid crowds, try visiting outside during peak times.