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Top Choice Nature Reserve in Walpole & Nornalup

Valley of the Giants

In the Valley of the Giants is the spectacular Tree Top Walk. A 600m-long ramp rises from the valley, allowing visitors access high into the canopy of the giant tingle trees. At its highest point, the ramp is 40m ab…
National Park in Walpole & Nornalup

Walpole-Nornalup National Park

Giant trees include red, yellow and Rate's tingles (all types of eucalypt, or gum, trees). Good walking tracks include a section of the Bibbulmun Track, which passes through Walpole to Coalmine Beach. Scenic drives …
Bistro in Walpole & Nornalup


Nornalup's former tearooms have been reborn as a light, sunny bar and cafe soundtracked with cool jazz and enlivened by colourful local art. There's a concise selection of local Great Southern wines available, and t…
Landmark in Walpole & Nornalup

Conspicuous Cliffs

Midway between Nornalup and Peaceful Bay, Conspicuous Cliffs is a good spot for whale-watching from July to November. It features a hilltop lookout and a steepish 800m walk to the beach.
Cafe in Walpole & Nornalup

Thurlby Herb Farm

Thurlby offers light lunches and cakes accompanied by fresh-picked herbal teas, as well as other herb-based products including soap and aromatherapy treatments. It's north of Walpole on the way to Mt Frankland Natio…
Cafe in Walpole & Nornalup

Top Deck Cafe

Tucked away in Walpole's main road, Top Deck kicks off with breakfast, and graduates to dinner options, including spinach-and-feta pie and a daily curry special. Booking for dinner is recommended to check they'll be…