Forests of the South Coast of Western Australia

Forest of the South Coast of Western Australia incorporating the Southern Forests. A visual Western Australia Travellers Guide. Big Trees, Ancient Forests, Australian Native Trees, Travel Destinations
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Giant Eucalypt - the Giant Tingle Tree

The Giant Tingle Tree – believed to be the oldest Eucalyptus tree in the world – is in Walpole Nornalup National Park in Western Australia

Thelymitra, sun orchid, one of the rarest sun orchids which grows only along the south coast of Western Australia.

Wildflowers of the South West of Western Australia including Albany, Denmark and Walpole, Porongorups, and towns along the Rainbow Coast.

In all the world I find this walk one of the most fascinating and enjoyable. The air is always so clean and fresh. The ascent and descent are easy and shaded, walking through the trunks of the trees and into the upper canopy is amazing. It is an amazing opportunity to be with the trees in their envionment far above us in the sky.

The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk and the Ancient Empires Walk, Walpole Wilderness Area, Denmark, Western Australia, is a fun day out for all ages. Explore the giant tingle trees of the Great Southern Forests.

The red tingle trees of the Ancient Empire's Walk are a prime example of the South-West's forests which date from when the land here was attached to the supercontinent of Gondwana.

Tingle Tree Roots Valley of the giants Western Australia

There are many giant tingle trees at "The Giant Tingle Tree' in the Walpole Wilderness. This one has been hollowed out by wildfire.  It is a gradual descent to the home of the Giant Tingle, and a gradual ascent on the return journey, as you wind your way through the ancient canopy of tingle and karri.

The Giant Tingle Tree towers far above the canopy amid the anicient red and yellow tingle forest.

Mount Frankland National Park has karri, marri and tingle trees common only to the far south coast of Western Australia.

Mount Frankland National Park has karri, marri and tingle trees common only to the far south coast of Western Australia.

The Knoll, Scenic Drive takes you out between the Walpole and Nornalup Inlet and the Channels.

The Knoll Scenic Drive, Walpole Australia, Walpole Map. Picnic among karri trees and tingle trees (eucalypts) in the Walpole Wilderness Area of Walpole WA.

Walking in the shade of their great canopy is refreshing. The air is filled with a refreshing and cleansing forest-floor smell, and the silence under the canopy makes the Ancient Empires Walk, awe-inspiring.

The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk and the Ancient Empires Walk, Walpole Wilderness Area, Denmark, Western Australia, is a fun day out for all ages. Explore the giant tingle trees of the Great Southern Forests.

Hollowbutt: These split trunks are reminders of past bushfires (wildfires) which hollow out the bases. The trees continue growing through their outer rings! Some of these are large enough to use as shelter if it rained!

Ancient Empires Walk in the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk amid the Walpole Wilderness Area of Western Australia.


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Visit the most visited place in the Walpole Wilderness Area, the Valley of the Giants. Walk the Ancient Empires Walk... The walk takes you beneath the ancient canopy on a meandering circular pathway back towards the Wilderness Discovery Centre.

Visit the most visited place in the Walpole Wilderness Area, the Valley of the Giants. Walk the Ancient Empires Walk. The walk takes you beneath the ancient canopy on a meandering circular pathway back towards the Wilderness Discovery Centre.

There is a beautiful Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Valley of the Giants, making this visit educational and entertaining for people of all ages which you can visit before or after your ascent into the canopy.   The Treetop Walk is suited to everyone who can walk a few hundred metres and is safe for children and Grandparents!!

There is a beautiful Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Valley of the Giants, making this visit educational and entertaining for people of all ages which you can visit before or after your ascent into the canopy. The Treetop Walk is suited to everyone who can walk a few hundred metres and is safe for children and Grandparents!!

Valley of the Giants Treetop Walkway. Walpole Wilderness Discovery Centre, Walpole, Western Australia. Giant Trees of the South Coast.

The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk and the Ancient Empires Walk, Walpole Wilderness Area, Denmark, Western Australia, is a fun day out for all ages. Explore the giant tingle trees of the Great Southern Forests.

"The Giants" are the giant yellow and red tingle trees which are only found in this particular area of Walpole and Nornalup in the Walpole Wilderness Area.   Yellow tingles are smaller, growing to thirty-five feet or more. The red tingles, however, reach almost eighty feet into the air!

Ancient Empires Walk in the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk amid the Walpole Wilderness Area of Western Australia. View yellow tinge and red tingle trees, and even walk through one!

Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk - in Walpole Nornalup National Park in the Walpole Region of Western Australia;  a series of steel walkways built through the tops of ancient red tingle trees (a type of eucalyptus) that grow to 246 feet tall;  the walkways will take you 131 high for a bird's eye view of the area

The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk and the Ancient Empires Walk, Walpole Wilderness Area, Denmark, Western Australia, is a fun day out for all ages. Explore the giant tingle trees of the Great Southern Forests.

Tingle Tree Roots  Valley of the giants

Ancient Empires Walk at the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk in the Walpole Wilderness Area - Walk amongst the Tingle Tree Roots Valley of the Giants

Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Valley of the Giants, Denmark, Western Australia

Ancient Empires Walk in the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk amid the Walpole Wilderness Area of Western Australia.

Valley of the Giants Map including the Valley of the Giants, Walpole, Denmark and Bow Bridge, Western Australia.    Interactive Google Maps

Ancient Empires Walk in the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk amid the Walpole Wilderness Area of Western Australia.

Red Tingle; Eucalyptus jacksonii The trunks of these four-hundred year old trees are the broadest of all the Western Australian Trees, and grow to up to seventy metres high on the South Coast of Western Australia, in the Valley of the Giants.

Eucalyptus jacksonii The trunks of these four-hundred year old trees are the broadest of all the Western Australian Trees, and grow to up to seventy metres high on the South Coast of Western Australia, in the Valley of the Giants.

The architecturally designed pathway which takes you gradually into their giant forest canopy. At about forty metres, the view is breathtaking. It's not often you get to stand, canopy height, among these ancient giants.

The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk and the Ancient Empires Walk, Walpole Wilderness Area, Denmark, Western Australia, is a fun day out for all ages. Explore the giant tingle trees of the Great Southern Forests.

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