Welcome to Walpole!!
was established in the 1930's as Group Settlement area.
soon followed. Now the region is famous for its Giant Red and Yellow
Tingle trees, many over 400 years old.
The township of Walpole is
located at the northern end of the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets.
These safe and tranquil inlets lend themselves to canoeing,
fishing and bush walking along the shore, as well as meandering amongst
giant Karri forests.
National Parks surrounding Walpole were combined to form the
Walpole Wilderness Area. Established in 2004, the Walpole
Wilderness Area is a hot spot for biodiversity. The area protects
wilderness areas, tingle forests, old-growth forests, wetlands as well
ancient flora and fauna. The Nornalup-Walpole Visitor Centre
offers local information, located at the Pioneer Park only metres off
the South Coast Highway.
This is a vast area and
many, many opportunities for bush walking and outdoor pursuits.
Follow the links below to
investigate the local trails:
for a Bush Walker's Code of Conduct.
Please see below for an interactive map:
Western Australia in a larger map