Ancient Empire Walk
  • Length: .45km

  • Duration: 0.5hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Valley of the Giants Discovery Centre

  • End: Valley of the Giants Discovery Centre

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  • Location: Valley of the Giants

  • Distance from state capital: 429km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -34.97812515

  • Longitude: 116.8933806

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

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Manual Wheelchair

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

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Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Ancient Empire Walk is a .45km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Valley of the Giants Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 0.5hrs to complete.

Summary

The Ancient Empire is an interpretative trail that meanders across the forest floor in between 400 year old red tingle trees.  Walking into the hollows of the giant tingle trees is an experience not to be missed!

The Ancient Empire  is a 450 metre walk trail that takes you around and through some of the giant tingle trees including the most popular of the gnarled veterans, known as Grandma Tingle.  The trail follows the story of the lost era of Gondwana.This ancient and unique red tingle forest is a must see during your stay in the south-west! The Ancient Empire is only 18 kilometres from Walpole and 52 kilometres from Denmark. Free entry (partially accessible by wheelchairs and strollers) Opening times Daily 9am to 5pm Extended hours  26 December to 26 January Daily 8am to 6pm Closed Christmas day and during hazaRoadous conditions Plan your trip to include a fabulous free guided tour of the Ancient Empire, guided walks are offered daily outside the school holidays. Guided walks are free of charge, but may be subject to weather conditions. Daily times: 10.15am, 11.30am   and 2pm (Subject to conditions)  

Notes

Start Point: Valley of the Giants Discovery Centre, on Valley of the Giants Road in Nornalup National Park, 429km (5 hours) south of Perth

End Point: Valley of the Giants Discovery Centre, on Valley of the Giants Road in Nornalup National Park, 429km (5 hours) south of Perth

Region: Valley of the Giants, South West


For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA.