Attractions

Gloucester Lodge Picnic Area

Named after Duke of Gloucester, who stayed here in 1934, the lodge is independently operated as a recreation camp. You can use the picnic and barbecue area at the front of the lodge.

Crystal Cave

Experience the underground world of a limestone cave on a guided tour.

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Bull Banksia Oval

An oval with sheltered picnic tables, free barbecues and kangaroos lazing about on the grass. Fly and climb through the trees on ziplines and ladders with Trees Adventure.

McNess House Visitor Centre

The McNess House Visitor Centre is a one-stop-shop to book a park tour or purchase a special memento of your visit.

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Boomerang Gorge

Explore a collapsed cave on the Dwerta Mia Walk, a 500m loop walk through the Boomerang Gorge.

Yanchep Golf Course

Nine holes of golf in the park. Keep an eye out for kangaroos on the fairways.

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Lakeview picnic area

A picnic area with sheltered picnic tables, toilets and free barbecues.

Cabaret Cave

Go underground for your next conference, seminar, social function or special theme event.

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Koala Viewing Area

So very cute but not native to Western Australia, come visit the koalas at Yanchep.

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Yanchep Inn

The heritage-listed inn was built in 1936.

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Chocolate Drops Kiosk

Take a break from exploring the park and visit the speciality chocolate shop and tearooms.

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Ghost House Ruins

Discover the historic remains of the ‘Ghost House’ on the Ghost House Walk Trail, part of the Coastal Plain Walk Trail. 

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Wangi Mia Meeting Place - Aboriginal Experience

Discover the culture of the Noongar people on the ‘Aboriginal Experience’ tour.

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Yonderup Cave

Experience the underground world of a limestone cave on a 60 minute guided tour

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Trails

Wetlands Walk Trail, Yanchep NP

Bush Walk
2 kilometres

This two-kilometre loop trail is a relaxed, short, easy walk around the lake which is a dominant feature of Yanchep National Park.

Woodlands Walk Trail

Bush Walk
2.6 kilometres

This 2.6 kilometre walk is ideal for anyone who would like a “taste” of the Yanchep National Park, not too hard but good enough to see and appreciate the local habitat. It is especially great for families with children, starting from the McNess House Visitor Centre.

Yaberoo Budjara Heritage Trail

Bush Walk
28 kilometres

This 28 kilometre one way trail is based on the movement of Yellagonga and his people between Lake Joondalup and Yanchep. It can be completed in sections. It extends from Neil Hawkins Park in the south to Yanchep National Park in the north, traversing tuart and banksia woodland, coastal heath and former wetlands.

Yanchep Rose Trail

Bush Walk
14 kilometres

This 14 kilometre loop trail starts at the McNess House Visitor Centre in Yanchep National Park. It takes you through the coastal plain vegetation, passing by historic bunkers and offering panoramic views from the sea to the scarp. The limestone outcrops punctuate the extensive wildflower displays in spring.  Kangaroo sightings are almost a certainty in the early morning and evening.

Coastal Plain Walk Trail

Bush Walk
52 kilometres

This three day, 52 kilometre walk between Yanchep National Park and Neaves Road, in the Melaleuca Conservation Park, traverses the National Park as well as the inland coastal plain.  There are three overnight campsites along the way.

Cockatoo Walk Trail

Bush Walk
17.5 kilometres

A 17.5 kilometre loop walk through the coastal plain vegetation of Yanchep National Park.  It passes through Ridge’s campsite from the Coastal Plain Trail and in spring offers a carpet of wildflowers.  Kangaroos, the black gloved wallaby and quenda, along with Carnaby’s black cockatoos, may be spotted.

Dwerta Mia Walk Trail

Bush Walk
1 kilometre

This short, one kilometre family-friendly walk is just perfect to introduce your kids to nature. Featuring interpretative signage, visiting ‘Dwerta Mia’ - the ‘house of the wild dog’ - will give you a unique experience of Australia through the eyes of Aboriginal culture as well as a better understanding of how the limestone environment has formed over hundreds of thousands of years.

Ghost House Walk Trail

Bush Walk
12.4 kilometres

The 12.4km loop Ghost House Walk Trail will take most of the day to complete, so make sure you have plenty of water your lunch and snacks. It 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.  Along the way you will encounter the sights and sounds of the pristine wetlands and discover the historic remains of the ‘Ghost House’.

Caves Walk Trail, Yanchep

Bush Walk
4.5 kilometres

The Caves Walk Trail is a five kilometre loop walk within the Yanchep National Park. This trail takes you past Crystal Cave where you can discover how limestone caves are formed and hear about their colourful history on guided tour. Tours can be booked at the McNess House Visitor Centre before you start our walk.

Camping and Accommodation

Henry White Oval Campground

Experience camping close to Perth. 

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Yanchep Inn Accommodation

Stay overnight at the Yanchep Inn. It is located within the national park near Loch McNess.

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Maps and brochures

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