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Thungara Trail 4 - Fishermans, Port Denison

  • 1-3 hours
  • 2 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 1

This is one of six trails on which to explore the area of Dongara and Port Denison. This walk takes you to Port Denison’s popular surfing/ swimming beach South Beach, and along Port Denison’s Marina, home to the Western Rock Lobster Fishing fleet.

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Fishermen's Memorial Lookout, Port Denison. 3.5 hours north of Perth

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This trail begins at the Fishermen's Lookout and Obelisk located at Point Leander named in recognition of the first known shipwreck in the area, the Leander. This site is a memorial to the many lives lost on the treacherous coast. Follow the trail on the coastline to South Beach where families enjoy swimming in the blue waters, you can also stop at the Star Fish Cafe for refreshments. 

Head back to the Marina via White Tops Road and George Street, the Foreshore area used to contain several stores, warehouses and shelter sheds. Later it was a very popular holiday spot for campers. Continue to the Fishermen's Hall located in front of the Old Jetty ruins at the Fishing Boat Harbour. Nearby is the Ship Wreck Walk.

Finally make your way back to the Fishermen's Memorial Lookout. 

Dongara Port Denison Visitor Centre

(08) 9927 1404

Dongara – Port Denison Visitors Centre

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Time / Duration

30 Minutes


2.7 km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Fishermen's Memorial Lookout, Port Denison. 3.5 hours north of Perth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 1

No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.

Hazards & Warnings

Do not walk too close to the coastal edge at Point Leander Reef.


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Car Park
  • Child Activities
  • Coach Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Kiosk
  • Lookouts
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
  • Water Access Points

Best time of year

August to May

Prohibited Items

Dogs on leads permitted
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