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Pooryungup Water Walk

Bush Walk

Trail Running, E-Bike, Cycle
inSouth West

  • 1-3 hours
  • 6 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2
    • Mountain Bike Easy


Bring your smart device and headphones and take the WOW Trail to the Pooryungup/Lights Beach QR code plaque to witness the Denmark community sharing with you tales of a life spent in the Great Southern, with her special water places

Pooryungup Water Walk Qr Code Plaque
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Trail Start

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Denmark Community Windfarm

Trail End

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Pooryungup WATER WALK QR code Plaque

Pooryungup Lights Beach QR code Plaque

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Wundju, djerepinj ngala kattidj. Chinung, nih Boodja ngarlark

Chinnajen unna, bullgar uattain koorrt kattajiny

goondaduk bilya kaip wirren moombari (moombari – where the river meets the sky)

Welcome, you are invited to look, listen, and feel country with us

Let's walk together and seek permission

From our living water spirit to show our respect

This Great Southern Ecotourism/Community Arts project invites audiences to take the Water Walk along the banks of Kwoorabup to the Denmark River mouth, and the coastal cliffs of Pooryungup to Lights Beach, where QR code plaques let you access local Denmark stories

Made by SHOON Healthy Art and the Waterways Team, through Denmark Arts Council

Partnered by the Shire of Denmark, Denmark Chamber of Commerce, Greenskills, Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee, Trails WA, Outdoors Great Southern

Proudly supported by The Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries, Lotterywest, Regional Arts WA, Regional Arts Australia and Australian Museums and Galleries Association

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

1 hour


Steep uphill / downhill areas, quick turns. 40 minutes by bicycle and 90 minutes walking (one-way).


Undulating gradient

What To Pack

Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

Denmark Community Windfarm

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Trail End

Pooryungup WATER WALK QR code Plaque

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Bush Walk

Grade 2

No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km. Suitable for families with young children.

Mountain Bike


Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.

Difficulty Notes

Undulating gradient, steep uphill/downhill and sharp turns. The distance and steep sections may make this hard for some wheelchair users.


Parking and toilets are available at either end of the trail.

  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • Access without assistance for the Disabled
  • Bicycle Path
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Lookouts
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
  • View Platform
  • Water Access Points

Best time of year

Visit all year round

Trail Access

Denmark Community Windfarm, Denmark which is 420km (4.5 hours) south of Perth

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