Walks & Bike Trails

in Denmark, Western Australia

There are so many walks & biking trails and hiking trails in Denmark, Western Australia!

Denmark is connected by a series of walking, hiking and biking trails that wind along the rivers and the Wilson Inlet, along the heritage rail trail towards Walpole to the west and Albany to the east. Denmark is part of the Bibbulmun Track, the world-class long-distance walking trail from Perth to Albany. It is also part of the Munda Biddi Track, a biking trail that winds along the south coast and through the forests of the south-west coast.


Giant granite boulders, wildflowers, tall forests, ocean waves, bushland and spectacular coastal scenery. Trails include: Denmark-Nornalup Heritage Rail Trail, the Munda Biddi Trail, Poison Point Lookout, Mokare Heritage Trail, Inlet Drive Cycle trail, Mount Lindesay Walk Trail, Harewood Forest Walk, Wetlands Trail, Kwoorabup Community Park (circular walk), Monkey Rock, the Ancient Empires Walk and of course, the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk!

River Trails

Launch your kayak or canoe and follow the river... Hay, Frankland and Denmark Rivers.

Denmark Hike Walking at Lights Beach, Denmark WA

Short Walks

Denmark Heritage Rail Bridge, Western Australia Heritage Rail Trail, Denmark
The historic Rail Bridge is easily accessed from Denmark Town driving south along the river (Hollings Drive) at the river Bridge. Walk or family bike the Heritage Rail Trail.
Harewood Forest Trail, Denmark, Western Australia Harewood Forest
Harewood Forest is an almost 1.5k walk through the forest. The stream at the end is the turn-around point. Filled with information on history, flora & fauna. Learn as you walk. Visit Harewood Forest
Mokare Heritage Trail, Western Australia Mokare Heritage Trail
The Mokare Heritage Trail winds along the east side of the Denmark River between the Denmark Traffic Bridge (along South Coast Hwy) and the Heritate Rail Bridge @ the rivermouth. Visit the Mokare Heritage Trail
Elephant Rocks & Elephant Cove, Denmark Western Australia Elephant Rocks & Cove
The giant elephants stand together facing into the waves of the Great Southern Ocean. Visit the Elephant Rocks

Bike Rides in Denmark WA

Munda Biddi Trail Denmark, Western Australia Munda Biddi Trail
The Munda Biddi Bike Trail traverses Denmark WA. Some sections are perfect for day trips. Experience recommended. Visit the Munda Biddi Trail.
WOW Walk Bike Trail, Lights to Windfarm, Western Australia WOW Trail
The Wilderness Ocean Walk / Bike Trail, aka the "WOW" Trail is a 6.2 kilometre (one way) sealed track with a couple of good sized hills. Experience required. Visit the WOW Walk/Bike Trail.
Denmark Heritage Rail Bridge, Western Australia Heritage Rail Trail, Denmark
The historic Rail Bridge is easily accessed from Denmark Town driving south along the river (Hollings Drive) at the river Bridge. Walk or family bike the Heritage Rail Trail.

Longer Walks & Hikes in Denmark WA:

The Bibbulmun Track

The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching nearly 1000kms from Kalamunda, in the Perth Hills to Albany on the South Coast, through the heart of the scenic South West of Western Australia: Denmark!

The track was officially opened during Western Australia's 150th year celebrations, included involved over 1000 walkers on different stages. There are almost fifty campsites along the Track which are spaced one day's walk apart. The track passes through most of the beautiful places along the Rainbow Coast.

Through the heart of Denmark...

Flora and Fauna of the Bibbulmun Track.

Click for more information on the Bibbulmun Track.

Remember, walking in the Denmark bushland is not like strolling down a sidewalk. There are creatures who also inhabit the countryside - it is important for you to take care. Let others know where you have gone and take water, as wear proper hiking attire.


Bibbulmun Track overlooking Nullaki Peninsula, the Wilson Inlet & Ocean Beach

Check out the view from Monkey Rock out towards the cliffs of Nullaki Peninsula!

The water in the foreground is the outlet of the Wilson Inlet with the darker waters of the Great Southern Ocean in the background. That is where the Bibbulmun Track winds. Walking up the hill to Monkey Rock is quite a hike but well worth it for the view. There is also a magnificent view over William Bay National Park.

Bibbulmun Track overlooking Nullaki Peninsula, the Wilson Inlet & Ocean Beach

Locations in Denmark along The Bibbulmun Track

Waugal Bibbulmun Track, Denmark WA The Bibbulmun Track
Winding through the heart of Denmark, WA, the 'Waugal' is the symbol and trail marker of the Track. Visit the Bibbulmun Track
Tower Hill, William Bay National Park Tower Hill
Tower Hill is located a few kilometres north of Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks and Cove which are at the eastern end of the William Bay National Park. Visit Tower Hill.
Monkey Rock Western Australia Monkey Rock
Monkey Rock has spectacular views of William Bay Nat. Park, Ratcliffe Bay and the Nullaki Peninsula. 4 km return hike from is quite an climb, be prepared. Visit Monkey Rock.
Lights Beach, Denmark Western Australia Lights Beach
Several inspiring lookouts, paved walkways east & west, gorgeous beaches. Part of the Mund Biddi Bike Trail & the Bibbulmun Track. Visit Lights Beach.

Denmark Town Walk

Denmark is just the right size to stroll around. The markers in the map can all be visited individually or as a circular walk. If you've got the time to shop as you walk, you could spend most of a day strolling through town too. Visit the Denmark Town Walk.

Berridge Park, Denmark Australia
Denmark Historical Museum
St Leonards Anglican Church, Denmark WA
Denmark, Australia

Beach Walks:

City of Albany Western Australia Greens Pool
Fifteen kilometers to the west of Denmark is the magical Greens Pool. Almost completely sheltered from the waves by the rounded rock boulders, Greens Pool is paradise. Visit Greens Pool.
Elephant Rocks, Denmark Western Australia Elephant Rocks & Elephant Cove
The giant elephants stand together facing into the waves of the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Elephant Rocks & Elephant Cove
Ocean Beach, Denmark, Western Australia Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach is set between the Wilson Inlet and the Great Southern Ocean and is Denmark's closest beach. A popular surfing spot with a lookout to watch the action. Visit Ocean Beach
Anvil Beach Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach is a beautiful beach on the south side of Nullaki Peninsula on the Great Southern Ocean. It has white sand and a fresh sea breeze. Visit Anvil Beach
Lights Beach Lights Beach
The Lookout at the carpark is inspiring with a paved walkway heading west along the ridge behind the beach offering spectacular views of the beach and heathland. Visit Lights Beach

Walks with Admission Costs:

The Valley of the Giants is accessible with an entry fee paid at the Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Valley of the Giants. Located just off South Coast Highway, 55km west of Denmark Town.

Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk Denmark Western Australia Valley of the Giants
The Treetop Walk is incredible. The architecturally designed pathway takes you gradually into the giant tingle tree canopy. This is not to be missed. Visit the Valley Of the Giants
Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk Denmark Western Australia Ancient Empires Walk
The Ancient Empires Walk is FREE and takes you through the forest at the base of the Giant Tingle Trees. It is one of the most visited place on the coast. Visit the Ancient Empires Walk.
Accommodation Denmark Western Australia Accommodation
An inspiring selection of quality Denmark holiday accommodation type set in and around Denmark. Find your Accommodation in Denmark.
Shopping in Denmark Western Australia Shopping in Denmark
The small quaint town atmosphere coupled with the exquisite range of fabulous boutique stores will have you coming back just to shop. Go Shopping in Denmark.
Eating in Denmark Western Australia Eating in Denmark
Enjoy great value, delicious food in a variety of cafes, restaurants, bakeries, gelateries, wine bars and cellar doors in and around Denmark Town. Eat in Denmark.
Wine in Denmark Western Australia Denmark Wineries
Denmark has been a major producer of red and white cool climate wine for over thirty years. Perfect for the wine lovers out there! Visit the Denmark Wineries.
Denmark Western Australia on the South Coast of Western Australia is part of a national biosphere area and deserves our care and respect. Please try to be responsible for your environmental impact when visiting Denmark WA.

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