Day 1: Drive Perth to Denmark and walk
Departing Perth at 9am, we will stop for morning tea and a delicious fresh lunch on the way to Denmark.
From the Bibbulmun Track trailhead in Denmark, we’ll take a short walk to stretch the legs after our bus trip. The walk brings us right to the doorstep of our accommodation on the Wilson Inlet.
Once you’re settled in, you might like to enjoy a glass of wine on the verandah, or take a stroll around the forested property while your guides prepare for dinner.
Day 2: Walpole to Tingle Forest
We’ll drive to Walpole and begin our walk from the trailhead there.
It’s easy walking to Coalmine Beach for morning tea with a view over the Nornalup Inlet. Then a heart-starting ascent to Hilltop Lookout and the Giant Tingle Tree rewards us with great views and amazing tingle trees, our constant companions for the rest of the day.
Day 3: Tingle Forest to Tree Top Walk
Today is spent walking amongst the peaceful tall forest of karri and tingle trees.
There are a few moderate hills, a beautiful riverside morning tea, a picnic lunch and time at the end of the day to do the award winning Tree Top Walk if you wish.
Relax and let the bush work its magic.
Day 4: Tree Top Walk to Conspicuous Cliffs
Today we transition from the forest to the ocean. It’s a great and varied day.
We start the day walking through the best section of tingle forest on the whole track before leaving the big trees behind and heading for the coast. We go via Nut Lookout, with views across the rolling farmland; then through coastal heath for a delightful walk to the mighty Conspicuous Cliffs, where we end our day.
Day 5: Conspicuous Cliffs to Peaceful Bay
A long ascent to the Rame Head Campsite gives us plenty of excuses to stop and admire the magnificent inland and coastal views. After a morning tea stop, we walk through inland heath to get back to the coast by lunch time.
We make our way to Peaceful Bay, hugging a beautiful stretch of coast. Excellent views, gorgeous granite outcrops and the pounding surf to our right make it a very pleasant walk.
We’ll do the 3 km circuit around Peaceful Bay to shorten our walk tomorrow.
Day 6: Peaceful Bay to Boat Harbour
It’s a long but interesting day today. Vegetated dunes and an enchanting peppermint woodland bring us to the Irwin Inlet – where we get in the (very stable) canoes provided and paddle across. After crossing the inlet we walk through the Showgrounds, comprising grassy (and hence firm!) rolling dunes.
A challenging walk, with spectacular inland and coastal views, brings us to Boat Harbour – a most fantastic bay that may tempt you into its tranquil waters.
Day 7: Boat Harbour to William Bay
A wonderful walk along cliff-tops this morning gives us amazing views along the coast.
After reaching Pt Hillier we descend to Parry’s Beach, a good spot for lunch. Then it’s an 8km walk along Mazzoletti Beach – but it’s usually firm! That takes us to the delightful William Bay with Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks. Enjoy a swim or just soak your feet in what has to be one of the most scenic bays in Western Australia.
Day 8: William Bay to The Cove
A strenuous but thrilling final day! First, we ascend Tower Hill and encounter some amazing granite boulders. Then it’s more ups and down through orchid country to Lights Beach. After a break at Lights Beach we have the walk up Mt Hallowell, with beautiful boulder formations and spectacular views over the Denmark area and coast. Thereafter it’s a slow descent to the inlet and an easy walk along it – right back to our home for the week at The Cove!
This evening we’ll celebrate your wonderful achievement together!
Day 9: Denmark to Perth
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the tranquil surrounds of the Cove and then we’ll drop you into Denmark for a wander around the town while we pack up the bus. Or, you can read a book on the verandah if you prefer.
Grab a coffee and some take away lunch from one of the many outlets in town (own expense) and we’ll stop for lunch on the way back to Perth.
We plan to be back in Perth by about 4 pm.