The heritage listed Yanchep Inn, located in the picturesque Yanchep National Park, offers the perfect escape.
Yanchep National Park offers a variety of activities to interest all. Take a row boat on Lake Wagadu, and go for a walk, looking for turtles, or be amazed at the abundance of bird-life. Enjoy seeing mobs of kangaroos roam free, and spot the koalas in the sanctuary. Learn more about the aboriginal culture from experts keen to share, and explore caves that have fascinated generations. Play nine holes of golf on our challenging little park golf course.
The hotel is minutes from Yanchep. Home to the Lagoon Beach, one of Western Australia's best kept secrets.
Once you have enjoyed the surrounds, the hotel provides the ideal place for you to kick back, relax and enjoy our hospitality. With a choice of modern, spacious motel rooms, some with spa baths, or the budget friendly hotel rooms with communal facilities, Yanchep Inn covers everyone's needs.
Yanchep Inn is located only 45 minutes drive north of Perth....
Yanchep National Park offers you a choice of nine interesting walk trails ranging in length from 500 metres to 51.8 kilometres. Along the way you will witness spectacular scenery and panoramic views from the sea to the scarp.
Choose a walk trail to suit your personal level of fitness and time frame.
Appreciate the diverse range of trees including Banksia, Tuart, Marri, Stunted Jarrah, Sheoak and Paperbark. During spring an array of stunning wildflowers brighten the trails.
Animal and bird watchers can delight in the abundant wildlife residing in Yanchep National Park. Gain an insight into Aboriginal culture following the Yaberoo Budjara trail which is based on Yellagonda, (a significant local Nyoongar elder) and his people's movements in the area.
Longer walking trails such as the three and a half day Coastal Plain Walk provides facilities including walkers huts, water tanks and bush toilets.
Walkers are asked to collect a map and register at McNess House Visitor Centre before heading off to explore a trail.
Yanchep National Park is just 45 minutes north of Perth. ...
Yanchep Monthly Markets are a farmers and general market selling locally sourced free range beef, pork and chicken, fresh local fruit and vegetables, eggs, honey, jams and preserves. A selection of hand-made children's clothing, soaps, candles, beeswax products, crystals, salt lamps and lots more will also be on sale.
Breakfast will be available and there will be lots of food vendors, with the Bistro and bar opening at noon. A face painter and DJ will keep the whole family entertained.
There is something for everyone at the Yanchep Monthly Markets, so come on down on the last Sunday of every month....
Yanchep National Park is the perfect place to experience a true Aussie environment in a pristine, national park. Visitors can experience Aboriginal culture (subject to availability), participate in a cave tour and admire heritage architecture, Australian flora and fauna including kangaroos and koalas, walk along the park's trails, enjoy a picnic in the natural surrounds or dine at one of the park's dining facilities.
Crystal Cave is open daily for tours and the park offers a choice of nine interesting walk trails ranging in length from 500 metres to 55 kilometres. See collapsed cave systems, gorges, pristine coastal wetlands, or haunted historic remains. Choose a walk trail to suit your fitness level and time frame.
For a unique experience, book your special occasion at Cabaret Cave, Perth's only cave for hire. This purpose-modified natural cave is visually amazing, acoustically sensational and naturally air-conditioned. Cabaret Cave has been used for functions since the 1930s, and caters to up to 200 people.
If looking at an extended stay, take advantage of Yanchep Inn's luxury accommodation and get an after-dark view of some of Australia's amazing fauna....
The Ghost House Walk Trail takes you on a journey to discover the natural and cultural history of the wilderness areas in Yanchep National Park, an hour north of Perth. The moderate 12.4 kilometre loop Top Trail allows trail users to encounter the sights and sounds of the pristine wetlands and discover the historic remains of the 'Ghost House'.
Join the trail via the Wetlands Walk Trail that weaves its way around Loch McNess. Wetlands, tuart forest, Banksia woodlands and coastal heath provide plenty of interest and variety.
The trail ends at McNess House Visitor Centre in the main recreation area. Only a short walk to Chocolate Drops for a coffee or the Yanchep Inn for a refreshing ale or lunch.
Turn this into a two-day walk by taking your swag and spending a night under the stars at Shapcotts campsite, nestled under a grove of grand old Tuart trees.
Yanchep National Park is a hub of walk trails of varying length and difficulty. Please sign in and out at McNess House Visitor Centre before adventuring out on the trails....
With the Indian Ocean to its west and a unique national park to its east, the outer coastal suburb of Yanchep is flanked by pristine beaches, wetlands and woodlands offering wildlife and outdoor adventure in equal abundance.
The town and national park are less than an hour from central Perth, or under 30 minutes if you're travelling from the northern suburbs. Accessing the park is an easy 10 minute drive from town, or can be accessed direct if you follow Wanneroo Road.
Once inside Yanchep National Park, you're invited to choose from one of nine walking trails, ranging from 500 metres to a more challenging 55 kilometres, leading you from wetlands and woodlands to the gorges and caves of an ancient cave system. Or let the local Nyoongar people take you on a spiritual journey to discover the stories and traditions of one of the oldest surviving cultures on Earth.
See a community of koalas in their natural environment as you stroll along the purpose built boardwalk. Stop for a picnic, breath in the aromas of the wildflower garden, or swing by the golf course and meet some of the resident kangaroos.
With Yanchep Lagoon's calm, crystal clear waters, it's little wonder this beach is a popular spot for swimming and snorkelling. Neighbouring beaches also offer good fishing and surfing, and from Yanchep's marina, you can access some excellent sailing scuba diving.
In late spring, keep an eye out for migrating whales as they frolic close to shore on their way down the Western Australian coast.
Whether you prefer the beach or the bush, Yanchep is home to a range of accommodation options including bed and breakfasts, motels, self-catering and resort-style lodging, including the iconic Yanchep Inn.
A visit to Yanchep wouldn't be complete without watching the sun sink into the ocean, reflecting an evening sky of rich reds, purples and pinks....