Your walking holiday starts in Walpole anytime after 2pm. Walpole is approximately 420km south of Perth and is known for the Walpole-Nornalup National Park and the Tree Top Walk. You will stay overnight before beginning your hike along the Bibbulmun Track from Walpole.
One Nights Accommodation: Augusta
Nornalup Inlet to walpole
Today we will make a start along the Coaldmine Beach a Nornlup Inlet. View the magnificent karri forests as you climb to Hill Top Lookout. From here there are expansive views back over the inlet at the mouth of the Frankland River. The next highlight is the Giant Tingle Tree, a massive eucalyptus tree with a hollowed out base. Admire the flora that live here as 75% of the south west's 7000 species of flowering plants are only found here. Enjoy an easy walk as the Bibbulmun slowly descends to the banks of the Frankland River. Transfer back to Walpole for the night.
Walking summary: 16.4km (can be shortened to 12.6km), approx 5-6 hours
One Nights Accommodation: Walpole
From the Frankland River, we will continue walking through jarrah and marri forest to the Tree Tops Walk. This 600m loop walk along a raised boardwalk reaches up to 40m above the ground (own expense). The Bibbulmun continues downhill through more beautiful karri forest to your accommodation.
Walking summary: 15.2km (can be shortened to 10.3km), approx 5-6 hours
Two Nights Accommodation: Remote cottages near Conspicuous Cliffs
Conspicuous cliffs to peaceful bay
Head towards your accommodation through a forest of flowering gum before gently descending to the coast at the beautiful Conspicuous Cliffs. The track weaves its way along the spectacular cliff tops, passing many whale watching lookouts. Today you will have all the time in the world for relaxation.
Walking summary: 24.9km (can be shortened to 15.9km), approx 6-7 hours
William bay to Denmark
Today you will be transfered to William Bay to walk along the spectacular cliff top track. Enjoy a quick swim at Lake William before continuing to Light's Beach. There's a steep climb up the Bibbulmum heads to the highest point at Monkey Rock. Here you will reach the summit of Mt Hallowell and the highest point of your holiday. Descend down the other side into Denmark, overlooking the beautiful Wilson Inlet.
Walking summary: 15-20km depending on which B&B you are staying in, approx 5-6.5 hours. The distance can be shortened by about 6.5km.
One Nights Accommodation: B&B in Denmark
Denmark to lowlands beach
Today we get transfer to the other side of the inlet at Denmark, the Bibbulmun continues across the Nullaki Peninsula, from where you’ll be able to see the Porongorups. On a clear day you can see the Stirling Ranges to the north-east. There’s more fabulously scenic cliff top walking before descending to Lowlands Beach, a favorite with the locals.
Walking summary: 15.7km, approx 4-5 hours
Two Nights Accommodation: Remote cottages near Cape Howe
Cosy corner to cape howe
Today we will have time to explore Cosy Corner before walking back to your accommodation near Cape Howe. Be amazed at the beauty of the coastline with its soft white sands, and the black dolerite cliffs above a sea of azure blue.
Walking summary: 25.2km (can be shortened to 18.3km), approx 6-7 hours
Mutton point to albany
From Mutton Point we start walking to our accommodation in Albany and the end of the Bibbulmun Track. Today you will witness several more spectacular views from overhanging cliff top tracks and get the chance to see a large wind farm up close. From here you can walk along the track close enough to touch a turbine if you wish. This wind farm is on one of the most scenic sections of track due to is beauiful location. The turbines provide clean renewable energy for the large town of Albany. The track continues through a small part of the Torndirrup Naitonal Park and then descends into Frenchman Bay and Princess Royal Harbor.
Walking summary: 26-28km (depending on which B&B you are staying at), approx 7-8.5 hours. There are several options for shortening the walking distance.
One Nights Accommodation: B&B in Albany
Your holiday finishes in Albany after breakfast. Albany is located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia and is surrounded by the Princess Royal Harbour and King George Sound. It is known for its rich history, stunning coastlines and marine life. Your accommodation hosts will be happy to drive you to the coach stop for public transport connections.