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Denmark Visitor Centre, Denmark which is 420km (4.5hours) south of Perth
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Ocean Beach, Denmark
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About Ocean Beach Cycleway and Footpath, Denmark
The Ocean Beach Cycleway is a scenic, safe and family-friendly cycle and walkpath that is an easy ride off the roads all the way from the Denmark Visitor Centre to the Ocean Beach Surf Life Saving clubrooms at Ocean Beach.
The dual-use cycleway offers beautiful views along the way from residential and open farmland landscapes, to inlet water and ocean views closer to Ocean Beach. Places of interest along the way are the Little River, the Prawn Rock Channel, Ocean Beach Holiday Park, the Ocean Beach Lookout and the Ocean Beach Surf Life Saving Club.
The cycleway has direct linkages to other cyclepaths in Denmark, including the Inlet Drive cyclepath, the Munda Biddi Trail, the Denmark-Nornalup Heritage Rail trail, the Little River/Bibbulmun Track and the Denmark town cycle paths.
The pathway can be innundated in sections near Ocean Beach and Prawn Rock channel when the Wilson Inlet is full with winter rains.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
2 hours return cycle, or 3 - 4 hours walk one-way. Half day to full day activity for a return trip.
8.5km one way or 17km return. Trails can be combined to create longer or shorter trips.
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 ItemsSwimming equipment for the beach
Likely to be a fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and free of obstacles. Frequent encounters are likely with other cyclists, walkers, runners and horse riders. For beginner/novice cyclists in good health with basic bike skills. Suitable for most bikes.
Rider may encounter narrow, loose, soft, rocky or slippery sections and hills with short steep sections. Recommended for riders of intermediate skill level.
Hazards & WarningsBeware of snakes, especially December - April. Some sections of the path can be uneven or with slip/trip hazards. Dual-use path is used by walkers and cyclists
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- Bicycle Path
- Bicycle Rack
- Car Park
- Child Activities
- Coach Parking
- Dog Friendly
- Parking for Disabled
- Picnic Area
- Public Telephone
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
All year round, short sections of the trail may be innundated in July to September
Road, bus or cycle to Denmark
Prohibited ItemsNo horse riding. Dogs prohibited at the Denmark Surf Life Saving club.
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Ocean Beach LookoutThe Ocean Beach Lookout - a beautiful view of the Wilson Inlet mouth and across to the Nullaki Peninsula at Ocean Beach.
Ocean Beach Cycleway at Prawn Rock ChannelThe Ocean Beach Cycleway passes close to the water at Prawn Rock Channel, a popular swimming and fishing location.
Ocean Beach Cycleway and FootpathThe Ocean Beach Cycleway and Footpath is a easy, family friendly path from Denmark Town centre to Ocean Beach.
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