Whale Lookout Walk Trail, Cape Naturaliste

Need to Know

  • Time

    1 hour
  • Distance

    2.4km return
  • Trail Start

    Cape Naturaliste carpark, at the end of cape Naturaliste Rd, near Dunsborough, 270km (3.5 hours) south of Perth
  • Trail End

    Whale Lookout
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Grade 2 - 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.

  • What to Pack?

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

  • Best Time of the Year

    June to early December is whale watching season
  • Facilities

    The Lighthouse has a small museum that’s free to visit, and the tearooms which are a pleasant place to stop for lunch or a snack.

    • Cafe
    • Car Park
    • Coach Parking
    • Interpretive Centre
    • Kiosk
    • Lookouts
    • Parking for Disabled
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet
    • Shaded Area
    • Sheltered Area
    • Shop
    • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
    • View Platform
    • Visitor Information Centre
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets permitted
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    by car to the of Cape Naturalist Road, near Dunsborough, 263km (3.5 hours) south of Perth
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Department of Parks and Wildlife
    Telephone: 08 7525555
    Web: http://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/park/leeuwin-naturaliste
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    Twitter: @ExploreParksWA

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