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Coastal Survivors Walk, D'Entrecasteaux NP Coastal Survivors Walk, D'Entrecasteaux NP

  • 1-3 hours
  • 3.2 km

The Coastal Survivors Walk is a 2.8 kilometre (one way) walk in the D'Entrecasteaux National Park. There is an additional 400m return walk to The Windows Lookout. This trail links the Pupalong Loop Walk, Point D'Entrecasteaux Lookout and Windy Harbour Township.

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The Coastal Survivors Walk takes walkers away from Point D'Entrecasteaux car park down a winding path toward the Windy Harbour Town Centre. Passing interpretive information along the way telling the stories of the rich indigenous history of the National Park and then elaborating on the several explorers who ventured along the Southern Forests. After circling around the point walkers will descend onto Cathedral Rock Beach and from a boardwalk have views out the this giant rock formation. Meander along the sand dunes for a final one kilometre, then you'll arrive at the Windy Harbour Car Park and Boat Ramp. 

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Time / Duration

Allow 2 hours return


3.2km one way

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

2WD access to trail from D'Entrecasteaux Drive southern carpark

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Trail End

Windy Harbour Town Centre

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D’Entrecasteaux National Park is a remote area and visitors should come prepared.

Coastal risks include king waves, tidal surges and cliff collapses. Lives have been lost along this coast so please take care in and around the water.

Mobile phone communication in the park is generally poor and should not be relied upon. Be aware that you need mobile coverage to contact emergency services on 000. Ensure you monitor mobile phone signal while in the park and seek high points in the landscape to aid communication


Wheelchair access limited to the Pupalong Loop Walk and lookout section.

  • Car Park
  • All accessible parking
  • Coach Parking
  • Lookouts
  • View Platform

Best time of year

All year around


National Park fees

Trail Access

Approximately 4.5 hour drive from Perth, 20 minute drive from Northcliffe 2WD

Prohibited Items

No pets

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