Denmark is a small town on the beautiful south coast of Western Australia, where ancient karri forests meet the Southern Ocean.
It’s vibrant artistic community, world class food and wine, stunning beaches and outstanding natural environment have made it a popular destination for Australian and International travellers.
Denmark is a 4 1/2 hour drive from Perth via Albany Highway, and an hour or two longer via the South-West Highway, which passes through tourist centres including Bridgetown, Pemberton and Walpole.
Rex Airlines fly daily from Perth to Albany. Flights take about an hour and hire cars can be arranged at Albany Airport. Albany to Denmark is a 30 minute drive.
TransWA operates daily bus services from Perth to Denmark and Albany.
Taxi service Denmark – 9848 2295
The Festival occurs on the WA Day long weekend, so it is essential to book accommodation well ahead. Denmark has a fantastic variety of accommodation options – everything from camping to studios and apartments, chalets, B&Bs, hotel/motels, eco stays and luxury retreats.
We know you're thinking: it's down south, it's winter it's cold, but actually Denmark's climate is a couple of months behind Perth, so early June is generally warm and beautiful. And hey, it's a festival, with hot chai, a festival club fireplace and warm venues full of joy! So if camping's your thing - come on down. Contact the Denmark Visitor's Centre for more information about camping places and caravan parks.
There are a range of eateries in and around Denmark, including cafes, restaurants and wineries. Many of these are in the town centre, with most wineries a short drive away along the tourist routes.
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With its rugged wilderness coastline, stunning beaches, towering ancient forests and remarkable river inlets, Denmark is renowned as a region of unique and unspoiled natural beauty. It is also home to a vibrant arts and craft community and is a celebrated gourmet food and wine region.
Forest and beach walks, galleries, day spas, retreats, wineries and food, whale watching, boating and fishing, surfing, eco and wildlife tours – there is so much to do in and around Denmark, you may want to stay a little longer!