Giant Tingle Tree

20 min to 40 min

1000 m
circuit

↑ 32 m
↓ -32 m

Easy track
Starting from the car park off Hilltop Road, Walpole, this circuit walk gives you a tour of the tingle and karri forest, during which you also visit the Giant Tingle Tree. This hollow giant is one of its kind with its enormity and shape, and the species itself is only found in this part of the world. You can experience the sublimity while standing beside it and only wonder how unbelievable mother nature is. Being a dreamlike walk, it is suitable for families and young children with informative signs and QR codes along the track. You might want to wear proper footwear and clothing as the area can get relatively wet after rainfall. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-34.9826094,116.7904041)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom South Coast Highway, 1, Walpole.
  • Turn on to Hilltop Road then drive for 4.3 km
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Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Giant Tingle Tree (about 15 m back from the start).
After another 45 m turn left.
The starting point of an alternate access track. An alternate access point from/to Gully Road. Details below.
After another 85 m turn right, to head along Bibbulmun Track.
After another 580 m pass the "Giant Tingle Tree" (275 m on your right).
Turn sharp right.
After another 340 m veer left.
After another 30 m come to the end.

An alternate access point from/to Gully Road.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start heading along Bibbulmun Track.
Find the toilet at the start.
After another 50 m come to the end.
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Terrain
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Giant Tingle Tree


Grading
Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 1000 m
Time 20 min to 40 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 115 m (plus an extra 0 m along side route) from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
115 m + 0 m[toilet]
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