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Aimee Ralph
21 December 2023 | Singlefile Wines Blog | Aimee Ralph

Your Summer Guide to Exploring Denmark WA: 17 Top Attractions and Experiences

Nestled in the southwestern corner of Australia, the Denmark region beckons with its natural beauty, charming town, and a myriad of activities for every type of traveler. 

Planning to visit over the summer period? We’ve got you covered with a list of must-see and do attractions while exploring this gem of the Great Southern region. Whether you're an adventure seeker, nature enthusiast, or someone looking to unwind, there’s something for everyone.

For the ‘gram: most scenic spots to whip out your camera

1. Greens Pool 

No trip to Denmark is complete without visiting the iconic Greens Pool. This stunning beach is renowned for its crystal-clear turquoise waters and pristine white sand. Ideal for swimming, snorkeling, or simply basking in the sun, Greens Pool is a picturesque oasis that captures the essence of the region.

2. William Bay National Park

Venture into the stunning William Bay National Park, home to a collection of beautiful beaches and rocky headlands. Explore Madfish Bay, Waterfall Beach, and more, each offering a unique coastal landscape. Pack a picnic and enjoy the serenity of these natural wonders.

3. Elephant Rocks and Elephant Cove

Discover the captivating Elephant Rocks and nearby Elephant Cove. Massive granite boulders scattered along the coastline create a surreal landscape. Explore the nooks and crannies, or simply enjoy the breathtaking views of the Southern Ocean.

4. Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk

Enjoy being surrounded by nature's grandeur with a visit to the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk. Marvel at the towering Karri and Tingle trees as you traverse the elevated walkway, gaining a unique perspective on the ancient forests.

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5.  Denmark Town

Stroll through the quaint town of Denmark, where charming shops beckon with unique finds. From eclectic boutiques to local eateries, the town is a delightful blend of culture and culinary delights.

6. Mrs Jones Cafe

Open every day except Wednesday, 7am - 3pm, this cute cafe offers delicious all-day breakfast, lunch & drinks. Located inside the historical Old Butter Factory, it provides a relaxed environment and is the perfect spot to fuel up for a busy day of exploring.

7. Denmark Animal Farm 

Enjoy a hands-on opportunity to interact with, cuddle, and feed a diverse array of friendly and fascinating animals. A free feed bag is included in your entry fee and a bonus tip is to head there just before 3pm, when they bottle feed the animals.'

8. Kayak along the Frankland River

Take a drive west from Denmark and head to Nornalup, where you can hire a canoe or kayak and paddle along the peaceful Frankland River. You can kayak upstream or down, taking in the towering Karri, Marri and Tingle trees along the banks and breathe in that heady forest air. Make a booking (recommended) for lunch at The Nornabar – a delightful, delicious, fresh experience to be enjoyed at what was once the iconic Nornalup Teahouse Restaurant. 

9. Bibbulmun Track

Spend the afternoon surrounded by the natural beauty of the Bibbulmun Track. Choose a section that suits your preferences, whether it's a leisurely stroll or a more challenging hike. Along the way you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the diverse landscapes and native flora showcased in this renowned trail.

10. The Maze

Make a stop at The Maze, a charming attraction crafted by a local family with a focus on Australian natives. While it may only take a short amount of time to explore, the native flora and fauna add a unique touch to this delightful spot. Great activity for those with young children.

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11. Wine touring

Embark on a wine tour and explore the rich viticultural landscape. Singlefile Wines (of course), Rockcliffe Winery, Monkey Rock Winery and Cider, and the Lake House Denmark are just a few of the many wineries waiting to be discovered. Each sip tells a story of the unique terroir of the Great Southern Region.

12. Denmark Chocolate Company

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Denmark Chocolate Company. Sample a variety of chocolates and pair them with exquisite ports and liqueurs. The beautiful gardens and the fascinating history of chocolate make this a must-visit destination. 

13. Cheese Tasting

Sweet dreams are made of brie…a visit to Denmark Farmhouse Cheese is the perfect stop on your culinary exploration of Denmark. All of the cheese is made by hand on site with milk sourced from another local producer, Hick’s Dairy. The farmhouse is also home to Duckett's Mill Wines, so you can stop by their cellar door for a tipple as well.

For something a bit extra: tours and experiences

We’d be remiss if we didn’t take this opportunity to highlight some of the unique experiences you can enjoy at our cellar door, plus a fantastic ‘all-in-one’ tour recommendation for those seeking to enjoy the very best of Denmark.

14. A ‘Sense of Place’ Tour

Singlefile's Sense of Place experience offers a true behind-the-scenes insight into the history, vineyard and people that showcases the best of the Great Southern wine region. 

Begin with a warm welcome at our award-winning Cellar Door, followed by a guided tour of our picturesque grounds and estate vineyard. In our Private Tasting Room, we’ll take you through selected current vintage varietals, as well as a special barrel tasting. 

Throughout the experience, you will gain insights into Singlefile's history and how it came to be, in addition to delving into the diverse beauty and terrain that makes up the Great Southern wine region. Book here.

15. Premium Wine Flight with Cheese

Take a seat, enjoy stunning views of our estate and indulge in a self guided tasting journey through the Great Southern with a flight of premium Singlefile wines, accompanied by local artisanal cheeses. This is a wine flight exploring styles which we at Singlefile feel represent the best of our wine region, with most of these wines reserved exclusively for our Appreciator and Collector Wine Club members. Book here.

16. Coco d’Vino - Chocolate and Wine Pairing

Immerse yourself in a world of sensory delight as we bring together our superb wines and meticulously crafted artisan chocolates by Cuveé chocolatiers. Each chocolate is designed to harmonise with our wines, taking your taste buds on a journey of flavours and textures. Explore the magic of pairing like-flavours and delightful contrasts, where a creamy white chocolate complements a fresh Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, or a 65% dark chocolate enhances an intense Chardonnay. Book here.

17. Sip, Sights & Denmark Delights Tour

If you’re looking for a tour that includes a bit of everything, this is for you. Journey through the exquisite gastronomy of Denmark, Western Australia with this experience by Off the Beaten Track WA. It promises an immersive adventure that combines gourmet delights, such as wine and cheese tastings, with hands-on exploration of Monkey Rock and the Valley of the Giants Treetop walk. Book here.

We hope you enjoy discovering everything Denmark has to offer and look forward to welcoming you at our cellar door!


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