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About Thungara Trail 4 - Fishermans, Port Denison
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.
Be trail ready for Thungara Trail 4 - Fishermans, Port Denison
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
2.7 km loop
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Additional Useful ItemsPublic toilets available near the Fishermen's Hall and at South Beach. Water fountain available near the BBQs next to the Obelisk.
Fishermen's Memorial Lookout, Port Denison. 3.5 hours north of Perth
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.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.
Hazards & WarningsDo not walk too close to the coastal edge at Point Leander Reef.
- BBQ Facilities
- Car Park
- Child Activities
- Coach Parking
- Dog Friendly
- All accessible parking
- Picnic Area
- Public Telephone
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- All accessible toilet facilities
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
August to May
Prohibited ItemsDogs on leads permitted
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Port Denison MarinaThis photo was taken from atop the Fishermen's Memorial and lookout, which the popular Obelisk is located. From this point you can view the Port Denison marina.
Port Denison Foreshore
Staircase at the Fishermen's Memorial.
Port Denison Foreshore.
Port Denison Foreshore with the popular Obelisk located in the background.
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