Mel Shaw rated Ancient Empire Walk, Valley of the Giants, Walpole-Nornalup NP a 4 out of 5
Was quite easy lots of beautiful tingle trees
Went January 2nd wasn't too hot
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The Ancient Empire is a 455 metre walk trail that takes you around and through some of the giant tingle trees including the most popular of the gnarled veterans, known as Grandma Tingle. The trail follows the story of the lost era of Gondwana. This ancient and unique red tingle forest is a must-see during your stay in the southwest! The Ancient Empire is 18 kilometres from Walpole and 52 kilometres from Denmark.
Daily 9am to 5pm
Extended hours 26 December to 26 January
Daily 8am to 6pm
Closed Christmas day and during hazardous conditions
Plan your trip to include a fabulous free guided tour of the Ancient Empire, guided walks are offered daily outside the school holidays. Guided walks are free of charge, but may be subject to weather conditions.
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
45 minutes return
450 metre loop
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
Valley of the Giants Discovery Centre, on Valley of the Giants Road in Nornalup National Park, 429km (5 hours) south of Perth
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.
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Road 2WD 18km from Walpole and 52km from Denmark.
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