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Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk

A wonderful example of nature-based tourism, the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk is a must for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. The 0.4 mile (about 600 metre) walk takes place along a specially-constructed boardwalk, 130 feet (40 metres) above the forest floor, and winds through the heart of a massive karri and tingle tree forest - where walkers are literally surrounded by the forest canopy, in the company of true giants. The walk has a gentle gradient, allowing access for wheelchairs and strollers, and connects with the Ancient Empire boardwalk, a cleverly-designed pathway that brings the grandeur of the 400-year-old trees into sharp relief. Opened in 1996, the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk has already thrilled more than 2.6 million visitors in its short history - a concrete testament to the uniqueness of the experience it offers.

Address: Valley Of The Giants, between Walpole and Denmark in the south-west of Western Australia

Website: www.dec.wa.gov.au/content/view/355/1045/

Telephone: (08) 9840 8263

Opening times: Open daily, from 9am to 5pm. Closed on Christmas Day, and during extreme weather conditions

Admission: A$10 (adults), A$5 (children 6-15). Concessions are available