Walks & Bike Trails

in Denmark, Western Australia

There are so many walks & biking trails and hiking trails in Denmark, Western Australia!


Denmark is connected by a series of walking, hiking and biking trails that wind along the rivers and the Wilson Inlet, along the heritage rail trail towards Walpole to the west and Albany to the east. Denmark is part of the Bibbulmun Track, the world-class long-distance walking trail from Perth to Albany. It is also part of the Munda Biddi Track, a biking trail that winds along the south coast and through the forests of the south-west coast.

Trails

Giant granite boulders, wildflowers, tall forests, ocean waves, bushland and spectacular coastal scenery. Trails include: Denmark-Nornalup Heritage Rail Trail, the Munda Biddi Trail, Poison Point Lookout, Mokare Heritage Trail, Inlet Drive Cycle trail, Mount Lindesay Walk Trail, Harewood Forest Walk, Wetlands Trail, Kwoorabup Community Park (circular walk), Monkey Rock, the Ancient Empires Walk and of course, the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk!

River Trails

Launch your kayak or canoe and follow the river... Hay, Frankland and Denmark Rivers.

Denmark Hike Walking at Lights Beach, Denmark WA

Short Walks

Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach is set between the Wilson Inlet and the Great Southern Ocean and is the closest beach to Denmark Town. A popular surfing spot and lookout offer spectacular views over the southern ocean. Visit Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach
The Wilson Inlet
This majestic Inlet is divided from the ocean by a sandbar which covers the opening much of the year. Visit The Wilson Inlet
The Wilson Inlet
The Wilson Inlet Map
This majestic Inlet is divided from the ocean by a sandbar which covers the opening much of the year. Visit The Wilson Inlet Map
The Wilson Inlet Map
Greens Pool
Almost completely sheltered from the waves of the Great Southern Ocean, Greens Pool is a paradise. Visit Greens Pool
Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks
Giant rocks shaped like elephants stand together facing into the waves of the Great Southern Ocean. One of the most visited places on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Elephant Rocks
Elephant Rocks
William Bay National Park
Visit Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks plus Mazzoletti Beach and Tower Hill what a place. Madfish Bay and Waterfall Beach are also here. Visit William Bay National Park
William Bay National Park
Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach is a beautiful beach on the south side of Nullaki Peninsula on the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach
Denmark Community Windfarm
The Denmark Community Windfarm sits atop Wilson Head just a bit south west of Ocean Beach and the Wilson Inlet. Visit Denmark Community Windfarm
Denmark Community Windfarm
Harewood Forest Walk
Harewood Forest is an almost 1.5k walk through the forest. The stream at the end is the turn-around point. Filled with information on the history and flora and fauna. Visit Harewood Forest Walk
Harewood Forest Walk
Lights Beach
Inspiring lookout and beach offering spectacular views of William Bay from the east. A favourite local beach. Visit Lights Beach
Lights Beach
Madfish Bay
In Madfish Bay an island rests close to the shore. The waves at this beach come from two different directions. Visit Madfish Bay
Madfish Bay
Monkey Rock
Spectacular elevated views over William Bay National Park and Ratcliffe Bay. Plus an amazing view east along the Nullaki Peninsula. Visit Monkey Rock
Monkey Rock
Prawn Rock Channel
Prawn Rock Channel is located just north of Ocean Beach and you will drive right past it on your way to Ocean Beach. This secluded slow running channel of water is an ideal swimming spot. Visit Prawn Rock Channel
Prawn Rock Channel

Longer Walks & Hikes in Denmark WA:

The Bibbulmun Track

The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching nearly 1000kms from Kalamunda, in the Perth Hills to Albany on the South Coast, through the heart of the scenic South West of Western Australia: Denmark!

The track was officially opened during Western Australia's 150th year celebrations, included involved over 1000 walkers on different stages. There are almost fifty campsites along the Track which are spaced one day's walk apart. The track passes through most of the beautiful places along the Rainbow Coast.

Through the heart of Denmark...

Flora and Fauna of the Bibbulmun Track. Click for more information on the Bibbulmun Track. Remember, walking in the Denmark bushland is not like strolling down a sidewalk. There are creatures who also inhabit the countryside - it is important for you to take care. Let others know where you have gone and take water, as wear proper hiking attire.
NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED IN NATIONAL PARKS.

 

Bibbulmun Track overlooking Nullaki Peninsula, the Wilson Inlet & Ocean Beach

Check out the view from Monkey Rock out towards the cliffs of Nullaki Peninsula!

The water in the foreground is the outlet of the Wilson Inlet with the darker waters of the Great Southern Ocean in the background. That is where the Bibbulmun Track winds. Walking up the hill to Monkey Rock is quite a hike but well worth it for the view. There is also a magnificent view over William Bay National Park.

Locations in Denmark along The Bibbulmun Track

Denmark National Parks
National Parks and Reserves in Denmark Western Australia. Visit Denmark National Parks
Denmark National Parks
The Wilson Inlet
This majestic Inlet is divided from the ocean by a sandbar which covers the opening much of the year. Visit The Wilson Inlet
The Wilson Inlet
The Wilson Inlet Map
This majestic Inlet is divided from the ocean by a sandbar which covers the opening much of the year. Visit The Wilson Inlet Map
The Wilson Inlet Map
Greens Pool
Almost completely sheltered from the waves of the Great Southern Ocean, Greens Pool is a paradise. Visit Greens Pool
Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks
Giant rocks shaped like elephants stand together facing into the waves of the Great Southern Ocean. One of the most visited places on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Elephant Rocks
Elephant Rocks
William Bay National Park
Visit Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks plus Mazzoletti Beach and Tower Hill what a place. Madfish Bay and Waterfall Beach are also here. Visit William Bay National Park
William Bay National Park
Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach is a beautiful beach on the south side of Nullaki Peninsula on the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach
Bibbulmun Track
The Bibbulmun Track stretches from Kalamunda in the Perth hills to Albany through many locations in the heart of the Rainbow Coast. Visit Bibbulmun Track
Bibbulmun Track
Boat Harbour
The path through Quarrum Nature Reserve which leads to Boat Harbour offers great views of the Southern Ocean. Visit Boat Harbour
Boat Harbour
Denmark Community Windfarm
The Denmark Community Windfarm sits atop Wilson Head just a bit south west of Ocean Beach and the Wilson Inlet. Visit Denmark Community Windfarm
Denmark Community Windfarm
Lights Beach
Inspiring lookout and beach offering spectacular views of William Bay from the east. A favourite local beach. Visit Lights Beach
Lights Beach
Madfish Bay
In Madfish Bay an island rests close to the shore. The waves at this beach come from two different directions. Visit Madfish Bay
Madfish Bay
Mazzoletti Beach
Mazzoletti Beach stretches from Greens Pool in the East by foot to Parry Beach in the West. Almost the entire coastal distance of William Bay National Park. Visit Mazzoletti Beach
Mazzoletti Beach
Parry Beach
Offering spectacular views across William Bay towards Green Pool and Elephant Rocks. Camping permitted if available. Visit Parry Beach
Parry Beach
Tower Hill
Located a kilometre north of Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks at the eastern side of William Bay National Park. Visit Tower Hill
Tower Hill
Valley of the Giants
The Valley of the Giants Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Treetop Walk is the most visited place on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Valley of the Giants
Valley of the Giants
Wilson Head
Wilson Head marks the eastern perimeter of Ratcliffe Bay, stretching out into the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Wilson Head
Wilson Head

Denmark Town Walk

Denmark is just the right size to stroll around. The markers in the map can all be visited individually or as a circular walk. If you've got the time to shop as you walk, you could spend most of a day strolling through town too. Visit the Denmark Town Walk.

Berridge Park, Denmark Australia
Denmark Historical Museum
St Leonards Anglican Church, Denmark WA
Denmark, Australia

Beach Walks:

Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach is set between the Wilson Inlet and the Great Southern Ocean and is the closest beach to Denmark Town. A popular surfing spot and lookout offer spectacular views over the southern ocean. Visit Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach
Greens Pool
Almost completely sheltered from the waves of the Great Southern Ocean, Greens Pool is a paradise. Visit Greens Pool
Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks
Giant rocks shaped like elephants stand together facing into the waves of the Great Southern Ocean. One of the most visited places on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Elephant Rocks
Elephant Rocks
William Bay National Park
Visit Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks plus Mazzoletti Beach and Tower Hill what a place. Madfish Bay and Waterfall Beach are also here. Visit William Bay National Park
William Bay National Park
Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach is a beautiful beach on the south side of Nullaki Peninsula on the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach
Lights Beach
Inspiring lookout and beach offering spectacular views of William Bay from the east. A favourite local beach. Visit Lights Beach
Lights Beach
Madfish Bay
In Madfish Bay an island rests close to the shore. The waves at this beach come from two different directions. Visit Madfish Bay
Madfish Bay
Mazzoletti Beach
Mazzoletti Beach stretches from Greens Pool in the East by foot to Parry Beach in the West. Almost the entire coastal distance of William Bay National Park. Visit Mazzoletti Beach
Mazzoletti Beach
Parry Beach
Offering spectacular views across William Bay towards Green Pool and Elephant Rocks. Camping permitted if available. Visit Parry Beach
Parry Beach
Parry Inlet
From the lookout you can see the forested hills of William Bay National Park. Visit Parry Inlet
Parry Inlet
Prawn Rock Channel
Prawn Rock Channel is located just north of Ocean Beach and you will drive right past it on your way to Ocean Beach. This secluded slow running channel of water is an ideal swimming spot. Visit Prawn Rock Channel
Prawn Rock Channel

Walks with Admission Costs:

The Valley of the Giants is accessible with an entry fee paid at the Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Valley of the Giants. Located just off South Coast Highway, 55km west of Denmark Town.

Valley of the Giants
The Valley of the Giants Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Treetop Walk is the most visited place on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Valley of the Giants
Valley of the Giants
Valley of the Giants Map
Map to the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk and the Ancient Empires Walk & Wilderness Discovery Centre Visit Valley of the Giants Map
Valley of the Giants Map

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