Denmark Travel Guide

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    My trip to WA was to find wildflowers unique to this state. I must admit, William Bay was to see the beautiful coastal scenery so I didn't go especially looking for wildflowers. I was here at the right time (September) as the time to see wildflowers at their best is between August to December.Denmark is on the edge of the Walpole Wilderness Area...


    WILLLIAM BAY NATIONAL PARKTower Hill is located a few kms from Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks & Cove which are at the eastern end of the William Bay National Park. There is a walking trail to the top of Tower Hill for those who are fit and able enough to do the strenuous climb to the top, I'm afraid on this day it wasn't me! The trail to the top of...


    WILLIAM BAY NATIONAL PARKI had made it to Elephant Rocks and now had to make the decision whether to take the steep staircase down the bottom to see Elephant cove. Some people were coming up so I waited and asked them what they thought - there answer was to go and see it.The staircase is wooden and steep, and you must remember you need to climb it...


    A MUST DO if your staying or passing by Denmark is to take the 15km drive to beautiful William Bay National Park.Once there, we parked in the designated carpark then followed the steps down to the beach and to Greens Pool. I really wasn't prepared for what I was going to see as we had come from beaches where there was huge surf and not the...


    WILLIAM BAY NATIONAL PARK.From the Greens Pool car park it is a good ten minute walk on a well-kept track to Elephant Head rocks.From this track I walked over the huge weather worn granite rocks which form Greens Pool Headland.I made sure I didn't get too close to the edge as the waves were rolling in fast and furious, at times like this you never...


    WILLIAM BAY NATIONAL PARKIf you have come to Greens Pool then you MUST take the short 10 minute work to see Elephant rocks.Now, you must bring your imagination and your camera with you as the huge boulders are said to resemble a herd of Elephants paddling in the shallow waters - See what you think! I found it depends on where you standing as to...

  • Denmark Visitor Centre - Info,Tours,...

    Recommend that when you arrive in Denmark your first stop should be the Visitors Centre. Excellent toilets for those in need.Then there is the service counter where you can book accommodation, tours etc etc. For those who like doing their own thing there are plenty of free information guides.

  • Wilson Inlet, Denmark River

    The Denmark River/ Wilson Inlet offers much for visitors, including many water activities for those more active, others can relax on the beaches around the inlet. Surrounded by native bushlands with many walking trails.

  • Galleries and Artists

    Denmark has a rich cultural identity and is home to an abundance of Artists of all kinds. There are numerous Galleries and venues featuring the work of painters, sculptors, glass and textile artists. There are also some interesting artist collectives that are a combination of studio and gallery space, Working studios and private galleries are also...

  • Wildflowers of Greens Pool and William...

    Always on the lookout for wildflowers It was a wildflowers and wineries tour after all!It just goes to show that no matter where you are there are wildflowers.

  • Valley of the Giants - Tree Top Walk

    Ever wanted to be a bird or a possum and sit 40 metres high in a 400 year old red tingle tree? At Valley of the Giants you can.The walkway at Valley of the Giants was originally built so that visitors could do just that and at the same time protect the floor of the forest and the delicate root system of the trees. Unlike other tree top walks this...

  • Greens Pool

    About 15 kilometres west of Denmark you will find Greens Pool in William Bay National Park. This stunning beach has fine white sand, crystal clear green/turquoise water and is calm no matter the weather as a ring of large granite boulders protect the pool from the breakers of the Southern Ocean. A gentle slope into the water makes it great for...

  • Lights Beach

    Lights Beach is located west of Denmark just adjacent to William Bay National Park. It is in fact a series of three beaches each with its own special features.The famous Bibbulmun Track crosses Lights Beach. Unfortunately we had strong winds and squally rain so I didn't venture far from the carpark. You will have to use your imagination with the...

  • Walking tracks in Denmark WA

    If you love walking and hiking then this may be the track for you.It starts at Light Beach which is part of the William Bay National Park in the Shire of Denmark,WA.You need to be well prepared for a walk or hike as it is a very rugged part of the coastline..The Bibbulmun Track is a hike that can take many days if you connect up to other starting...

  • Denmark River and Parkland

    Denmark River and Parkland is a fantastic place for the whole family or just for a quiet walk.There's plenty of parking and amenities are well looked after. We saw a variety of birds and ducks too. Highly recommended.

  • Wilson Inlet Denmark WA Photographer...

    Wilson Inlet is worth a visit. The water here is smooth and glasslike. It's also a place for boating and family recreation as well as bird watching.This place is less than a kilometre from town and easy to get to. The link below shows you that it is also a photographers paradise. We will be back!

  • Greens Pool Beach Denmark WA

    Greens Pool is most definitely on my top 5 beaches of Australia list! It is stunning!We have been here twice now and intend to visit more. On a sunny day the water is a beautiful turquoise colour and on a wild winter day it changes to blue.You cannot drive through Denmark and miss this beach!!

  • Lights Beach Denmark WA

    We visited Lights Beach with the crew from VT as part of our 2013 Big Downunder tagalong car trip. Gusts of wind were whipping up the waves and the conditions were stormy.Still, it provided for some interesting shots.Now, back at home and writing my page, I have discovered that we missed some interesting sights such as waves crashing into Princess...

  • William Bay National Park

    Another one of Westerns Australia's very pretty park, this one situated near the small town of Denmark on Western Australia's scenic south coast.

  • Elephant Rocks

    The granite rocks, washed round by sea and sand, resemble a group of elephants taking a bath.Don't miss climbing down the stairs and going down to the beach.

  • Green's Pool: The Beach Of My Dreams

    The granite rocks of the sea shore form a barrier that breaks the waves and creates a protected pool with calm, crystal clear water. Since I'm not a good swimmer and hate waves that splash water into my face, this was the perfect place for me.The beach is perfect also for smaller children since the sandy ground descents slowly.

  • Mount Shadforth Road

    The scenic Mount Shadforth Road, leading West from Denmark, offers pretty, though not spectacular views of the hilly landscape, farmland and forests to the distant coastline.Attention 2WD campervan renters, the road is marked on maps as sealed although it's actually a gravel road. Easy to drive, though. But don't tell the rental office.

  • Bird Watching

    The inlet and its banks are inhabited by all kinds of water birds: pelicans, herons, black swans, ducks, coots and waders - and of course the inevitable gulls. Bird watching can easily be done even from the campground.

  • Fishing and water sports

    The river and the wide Wilson Inlet provide good opportunities for fishing and all kinds of water sports.


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  • Good Pub Grub and nice Outlook

    Hubby and I ate lunch here on our lightening trip down south in the build up for the 2013 big downunder meet. Just like any pub, the meals were big and relatively inexpensive.The good thing about this pub is the location. Across the road from the park and river, the Denmark Hotel is a nice place to chill in one of the outside alfresco dining tables...

  • Nice Coffee and Cakes

    We drove to Denmark from Albany and arrived mid morning. Just in time for a cuppa and cake.Ravens Café right on the corner looked inviting so we ventured in. Well after our morning tea here we were comfortable and satisfied. The staff were welcoming, coffee nice and cakes tasty. I won't hesitate in recommending Ravens to anyone that asks :o)

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Denmark Off The Beaten Path

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    by balhannah Written May 26, 2016

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    Today we departed Denmark and were making the half hour drive along the South coast highway to Albany,

    We drove past Wilson's Inlet, then a little further on saw the Tourist drive sign on the Lower Denmark Road. The distance to Albany was a little longer, but hey, we were here to see the best scenery on offer - decision quickly made to do the tourist route.

    Lovely green rolling hills with contented dairy cattle grazing was very pleasant on the eyes, then we decided to check out West Cape Howe National Park. The bumpy gravel road had lots of wildflowers growing on the road verges, this was the perfect soil for them to grow in. After many stops for wildflowers, we drove past karri forest and coastal heath onto Shelley Beach Lookout.
    Located high above the pretty Shelley Beach is a lookout from where you can see the hang-gliders soaring in the air currents, nobody when I was here!
    Once again, pretty turquoise blue water, rocks and this time cliffs made this area one worth visiting.

    Lowlands Beach was reached by turning into Lowlands road off Lower Denmark road and by following it to the end. If the ocean is calm, then you can go swimming, but if large waves are breaking, there's the danger of being caught in a rip here. King waves when walking or fishing from the rocks are to be mindful of.

    BEWARE - This is the Great Southern Ocean and is unpredictable, sending surges even at calm times. BE AWARE when close to the water or cliff edges. LIVES HAVE BEEN LOST.

    Eventually we made our way back onto Lower Denmark road and followed it to Albany, along the way making more photo stops for distance views of Albany's windfarm and coastal views. We came out at Frenchman Bay road and then turned into Princess Royal drive, Albany.

    CONCLUSION - A good detour!

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    Visit the park

    by Kate-Me Written Nov 19, 2005

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    Favorite thing: This park has a very pretty outlook, the river which runs at the foot of the town.
    Paul and Marcha decided they'd give some of the equipment a try.

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