William Bay National Park

In the Denmark Region of the Rainbow Coast
William Bay National Park, Denmark Western Australia
Tower Hill, William Bay National Park

William Bay National Park overlooking Tower Hill

William Bay National Park in Denmark, Western Australia, is an extraordinary National Park. The jewels of the park are Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks where rounded granite boulders create a reef stretching a hundred metres out to sea.

Tower Hill over Greens Pool, Summertime at William Bay National Park

Overlooking the entire park is Tower Hill an ancient stone formation which can be seen from almost everywhere in the park (and from other coastal locations including Lights Beach). It's part of the Bibbulmun Track and can be visited via a walking trail within the National Park.

William Bay National Park stretches from Parry Beach at the western end of Mazzoletti beach to the eastern edge of Lights Beach closer to Denmark Town and offers something for everyone.

The Bibbulmun Track winds its way through William Bay National Park on the way from Albany to Perth. View a MAP OF WILLIAM BAY NATIONAL PARK

William Bay National Park

William Bay National Park
Photo taken from Monkey Rock.

William Bay National Park

Greens Pool & Elephant Rocks

The eastern end of the National Park which includes Greens Pool and Elephant Rock is accessible from the South Coast Highway approximately 14 kilometres west of Denmark. The western end of the park is accessible further down the South Coast Highway via Parry Road and on to Parry Beach. William Bay National Park is situated between Denmark and Bow Bridge, Western Australia.

Greens Pool is a delightful sheltered place to swim and used by local children during summer as a place to learn to swim! Greens Pool is the most popular attraction of William Bay with a large car park, toilet facilities and a well kept staircase leading down onto the beach. It is one of the most popular swimming places on the coast.  The giant boulders provide a natural springboard to take a leap into the turquoise ocean!  Underwater is a whole new world that must be seen to be appreciated fully.  Snorkel the reefs and meet our water locals! 

Elephant Rocks and Elephant Cove at William Bay National Park

Natural Attractions in William Bay National Park, Denmark

Greens Pool Greens Pool
Almost completely sheltered from the waves of the Great Southern Ocean, Greens Pool is a paradise. Visit Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks Elephant Rocks
Giant rocks shaped like elephants stand together facing into the waves of the Great Southern Ocean Visit Elephant Rocks
Hillier Beach Hillier Beach
Hillier Beach, on Hillier Bay, is located less than a kilometre South of Parry Beach along Parry Beach Road. Visit Hillier Beach
Madfish Bay Madfish Bay
In Madfish Bay an island rests close to the shore. The waves at this beach come from two different directions. Visit Madfish Bay
Mazzoletti Beach Mazzoletti Beach
Mazzoletti Beach stretches from Greens Pool in the East by foot to Parry Beach in the West by car where it crosses the Parry Inlet at Parry Beach Visit Mazzoletti Beach
Parry Beach Parry Beach
Offering spectacular views across William Bay towards Green Pool and Elephant Rocks. Camping permitted if available. Visit Parry Beach
Parry Inlet Parry Inlet
From the lookout you can see the forested hills of William Bay National Park. Visit Parry Inlet
Tower Hill Tower Hill
Located a kilometre north of Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks at the eastern side of William Bay National Park. Visit Tower Hill
Waterfall Beach Waterfall Beach
With beautiful turquoise waters the waterfall cascades from the heathland onto the beach and out to sea. Visit Waterfall Beach

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Visit Greens Pool, Elephant Rocks, Mazzoletti Beach, Tower Hill, Madfish Bay and Waterfall Beach! Visit William Bay National Park
Greens Pool, William Bay

Elephant Rocks at Elephant Cove where the 'elephant' rocks are located is accessible via a staircase which brings you down onto the beach. Walk between two of these massive stone giants to reach the 'cove'. CHILDREN MUST BE SUPERVISED DURING THIS COVE ENTRANCE as the tide sometimes stops entry and makes it dangerous!  BE AWARE!  The boulders in this area are huge, mind your step. Do not litter!

Waterfall Beach

Waterfall Beach: In winter a waterfall courses off the heathland and on to the beach. Located at the eastern end of the park, past the Elephant Rocks carpark towards Madfish Bay.  This short beach is less well known and we love this about it! 

Attractions in Denmark and surrounds:

Ocean Beach Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach is set between the Wilson Inlet and the Great Southern Ocean, and is the closest beach to Denmark Town. A popular surfing spot and lookout.. Visit Ocean Beach
Denmark Town Denmark Town
In the heart of the Rainbow Coast on the north side of the Wilson Inlet, along the beautiful Denmark River. Visit Denmark Town
The Wilson Inlet The Wilson Inlet
This majestic Inlet is divided from the ocean by a sandbar which covers the opening much of the year. Visit The Wilson Inlet
Anvil Beach Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach is a beautiful beach on the south side of Nullaki Peninsula on the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Anvil Beach
Crusoe Beach Crusoe Beach
A commercial fishing site, the beach is best visited after 3.30pm as advised by the sign. Visit Crusoe Beach
Denmark Windfarm Denmark Windfarm
The Denmark Community Windfarm sits atop Wilson Head just a bit south-west of Ocean Beach and the Wilson Inlet. Visit Denmark Windfarm
Harewood Forest Walk Harewood Forest Walk
Harewood Forest is an almost 1.5k walk through the forest. The stream at the end is the turn-around point. Filled with information on history, flora & fauna. Visit Harewood Forest Walk
Heritage Rail Bridge Heritage Rail Bridge
The Bridge is easily accessed by driving south along the river on Hollings Drive where you will find parking spaces, picnic tables and a gazebo. Visit Heritage Rail Bridge
Lights Beach Lights Beach
Inspiring lookout and beach offering spectacular views of William Bay from the east. A favourite local beach. Visit Lights Beach
McGearys Rock McGearys Rock
McGearys Rock is a popular rock fishing location close to Ocean Beach. It offers panoramic views of the bay and Nullaki Peninsula to the east. Visit McGearys Rock
Mokare Heritage Trail Mokare Heritage Trail
Named after an aboriginal tracker and chieftain, the Mokare Heritage Trail winds along the east side of the Denmark River. Visit Mokare Heritage Trail
Monkey Rock Monkey Rock
Spectacular elevated views over William Bay Nat. Park, Ratcliffe Bay, Ocean Beach and the Nullaki Peninsula. Visit Monkey Rock
Prawn Rock Channel Prawn Rock Channel
Prawn Rock Channel is located just north of Ocean Beach (you drive right past it on your way to Ocean Beach). This secluded slow-running channel of water is an ideal swimming spot. Visit Prawn Rock Channel
Wilson Head Wilson Head
Wilson Head marks the eastern perimeter of Ratcliffe Bay, stretching out into the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Wilson Head
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