• Beaches

Canal Rocks

Open 24 Hours
Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, Canal Rocks Rd, Busselton WA 6280
  • Walk trails
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Free
  • Photography
  • Scenic Spot
    Scenic Spot
  • Scuba Snorkelling & Diving
    Scuba Snorkelling & Diving
  • Sunny Day
    Sunny Day
  • Walking & Hiking
    Walking & Hiking
  • Wildflower Spotting
    Wildflower Spotting

Witness spectacular seascape views across the Indian Ocean and up and down the remote coastline at Canal Rocks. Thousands of years of the Indian Ocean surging and crashing against this section of granite coastline has chiselled out a narrow channel between the granite rocks. A narrow timber walkway allows for easy access and great views of the rushing ocean beneath. It is always impressive no matter what the weather, but breathtaking when the big storms and swells roll in. 

The timber pathway meanders around and across the rocks, taking in grand seascapes with swirling water to little pools and lagoons where you can look for marine creatures like cheeky crabs to brightly coloured starfish. For something more challenging there are areas to climb over rocks, or take an energetic stroll to the lookout about 500m from the road. For the more adventurous, snorkelling and fishing are popular activities in the sheltered areas but be sure to heed the directional and warning signs. A finger jetty and boat ramp add to the facilities offered. Canal Rocks is on the Cape to Cape Track and is a popular stop for walkers with the freshwater spring located 100m below the track, north of the carpark. Canal Rocks also offers a two kilometre scenic walk to Wyadup Cliffs.  

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Google Reviews

An incredible spectacle! Such an extraordinary place to explore and admire. Peace, serenity and beauty. This area has an amazingly, zen feeling. A great way to regulate stress in the body. GEE DUB
Still one of the Prime attractions for the tourists. Unfortunately the walkway bridge is still not accessible and under construction.There is a Toilet near the carpark. No BBQ or Rubbish Bin available on site. Faisal Karim
Great place to see the beach, slightly popular. Public toilets on site and a nice place to jump into the canal. Ronald Higgs
Stunning rocks with good information about their formation. Was good fun to clamber over and around the rocks to see the canal up close. The bridge allows less able bodied people to see the canal Thane Patrol (Thane Patrol)
Its fun to walk around the rocks heaps of people always coming n going awesome when the weather is rough get some good splashes would be awesome for a sunset Krystle Robertson
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