Yanchep National Park is a treasure famous for its picnic spots, scenic beauty, walk trails and limestone caves and is only 45 minutes north of Perth city. For an amazing adventure, tour through some of the& hundreds of spectacular caves in the region. The park is also renowned for having one of Australia's largest koala colonies and a superb programme of Aboriginal cultural experiences.
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Walk on the moonscape of the Pinnacles, feast on fresh lobster and surf giant sand dunes.
Take a day trip from Perth to the other-worldly landscape of the Pinnacles Desert in Nambung National Park. Following the Indian Ocean Drive, stop to meet friendly kangaroos, try sand-boarding and taste Cervantes’ famous seafood delicacy.
If you’re travelling between July and October, you’ll see Western Australia in full colour, as the coastal landscapes are filled with the blooms of spring wildflowers.
The scenic Moore River Region begins just an hour’s drive north of Perth. The coast and country are a carnival of colours, the perfect backdrop for a great drive along Indian Ocean Drive and Brand Highway. The Moore River Region is a naturally unspoiled destination for a day trip from Perth or a great weekend getaway. Why wait for a long weekend?
Stretching from Yanchep in the south to Jurien Bay in the north, the Moore River Region boasts five intriguing shires with many towns and areas for you to explore: Chittering, Dandaragan, Gingin, Moora and Victoria Plains, and incorporating the Turquoise Coast and the Midlands Region.
A unique contrast of heritage buildings, great history, stunning farms and back drops to the Moore River Region. We offer a wide variety of experiences for the discerning traveller. Whether you are tempted by an adventure holiday, a romantic weekend, a family getaway or the chance to explore some of Moore River’s rich history, the Moore River Region is the place to be as you discover a new holiday experience so close to Perth in Western Australia.
For a taste of adventure and an injection of adrenalin, head to the Lancelin sand dunes north of Perth.
Here, you can go sand boarding down massive 45 degree angle dunes, which are the biggest in Western Australia.
Hit the sand in QUAD BIKE, BUGGY OR MOTOCROSS WITH PERTH QUAD AT LANCELIN SAND DUNES.
From the peaks you'll be rewarded with a panoramic outlook over Lancelin, surrounding farmland, sand hills and coastline.
Some of the best views are at dawn and dusk.
The sand dune system is about 2 kilometres long and is nestled directly inland from Lancelin Township.
Lancelin is 1.5 hours drive north of Perth.