Top 10 Places to Visit in Denmark Western Australia
BEST FREE, Family Friendly Places to Visit in Denmark WA
Top 10 Free Things to Do
Explore the beautiful Denmark Region of Western Australia in your own way with this ultimate list of TOP 10 places to visit (and things to do) in Denmark Western Australia. Family-friendly too!
#1: Greens Pool
Greens Pool is exquisitely beautiful anytime of year but the lure of the calm turquoise water and pristine white sand in the hotter months is hard to beat!
Set within William Bay National Park and only 15 minutes outside Denmark town it has sheltered swimming perfect for families, beach walks and great access to both biking and walking trails.
#2: Monkey Rock
This ancient and impressive rock formation stands splendidly overlooking the tree covered land out over the stunning Denmark coastline. Monkey Rock is both exhilarating to climb to and amazing to walk on, it is well worth the effort, especially on a clear day! See out beyond Nullaki to the East and William Bay National Park to the West. Pack for a walk and children should be supervised at all times.
#3: Elephant Rocks
Soak up the ancient ambience by the stone elephants who stand strong looking out to sea from the bay at Elephant Cove. Set within William Bay National Park, Elephant Rocks is a gorgeous destination to enjoy a fresh secluded swim, rock climbing and both walking and biking trails. Weave your way down the pathway and steps to the beach. Access during low tide between the giant stones.
#4: Ocean Beach
Denmark's favourite local beach offers great waves for surfing, including for beginners, relaxed swimming and sheltered water. White sands and impressive dunes stretch along the Nullaki peninsula offering a great walk. Home to the Surf Club, Ocean Beach is patrolled on summer weekends. The beachfront kiosk and grassy areas offer a perfect picnic location!
Walk the Valley
#5: The Valley of the Giants
Walk among the ancient red and yellow Tingle trees on an impressive steel structure that weaves into the tree-top walkway we all enjoy! Views like no where else are sure to impress. The majestic ancient tingle forest can be explored at ground level and the education centre, gift shop and cafe offer a great overall visitor experience!
#6: West Cape Howe
The Southern Most Point of Western Australia, West Cape Howe boosts a spectacular beach and the lookout provides a launch for our local para gliders. It is one of the most stunning views of our ancient coastline. Visit the lookout for sensory delight and access the world class walking trails.
#7: Heritage Rail Bridge
This peaceful walking and biking trail starts at the historic Railway Bridge, at the mouth of the Denmark River and winds it’s way along through the forest along the edge of the Wilson Inlet. A gazebo and picnic area at the bridge make this an ideal place to start your trip. You can swim in the river here and also take a leisurely walk into town only a few kms away.
#8: Lights Beach
Lights beach offers many different experiences and is beautiful in both directions. Stroll down to the pristine Princess Pool to bathe in the natural rock pool, rock climb, walk or take your four legged friend for a run to the East. Meander to the West side of the beach along the walking and biking trail which will take you to William Bay National Park!
#9: The Wilson Inlet
The Wilson Inlet is fed from the Denmark and Hay Rivers and is less than a kilometre south of town. Embraced by the Nullaki peninsula on the southern side, this majestic water is divided from the ocean by a sandbar which covers the opening much of the year. Denmark Town is on the northern side of the inlet along the Denmark River.
#10: Denmark Town
Enjoy a stroll through the peaceful town of Denmark, browse the unique stores and enjoy alfresco and undercover dining along the main street and riverside. Denmark Western Australia is one of the most beautiful country towns in Australia.