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Yallingup - Cities, Towns and Localities
Yallingup is an Aboriginal word meaning ‘place of love’ and indeed it is a popular destination on many people’s calendar. First explored by European settlers in the late 1890s, today the visitors come for the wild surf breaks, the international surfing competitions, the spectacular underground caverns and the beauty of the Leeuwin-Naturalist National Park.

There are wineries, breweries, restaurants, galleries, arts and craft. You can also enjoy the beaches with beachcombing, swimming, and fishing. There is also the internationally famous surf breaks of Three Bears, Yallingup and Injidup. Yallingup has something for everyone and is the ideal location to make your base, from which to visit all the wonders and delights of the South West.
 

Check out our listing of Yallingup and South West accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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Margaret River Visitor Centre

Dunsborough Tourist Bureau

 

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Yallingup Attractions

Beaches
• There are a couple of beaches including Yallingup Beach, a popular surf beach, that also has a safer swimming area in the sheltered waters of the lagoon. Smith's Beach and Injidup Beach are both great for swimming, surfing, fishing, snorkelling and diving.
Canal Rocks
• Off Caves Road in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, is a series of protruding rocks that form a natural canal. It is very popular with fishermen, sightseers and photographers.
Ngilgi Cave
• Yallingup Caves Rd, YALLINGUP WA 6282 • Ph: 08 9755 2152 • Fax: 08 9755 2022
• Beneath the limestone ridge which forms Cape Naturaliste is one of the Cape's popular attractions. Discovered by Edward Dawson in 1899, he was so impressed with his find, that he pushed to have the find opened to the public. With stunning displays of stalagmite, stalactite, helicitite and shawl formation, it was opened in 1900, becoming the first show cave in Western Australia.

Formerly known as Yallingup Cave, Ngilgi Cave now takes its name from its association with an aboriginal legend that describes a battle between a good spirit (Ngilgi) and an evil spirit (Wolgine).

The cave is located just 2 km out of Yallingup, on the road between Dunsborough and Yallingup off Caves Road. There are semi-guided and guided tours, as well as adventure caving and torchlight tours. There is a cafe, childrens playground, BBQ facilities and walking trails.


Quinninup Falls
• The falls is located 10 km south of Yallingup. Access is by 4WD track from Quinninup Road or by foot from the Moses Rock Road car park. Head north on the Cape to Cape Walk Trail which leads from the car park for about two km and then walk upstream at the river.
Sugarloaf Rock
• A striking rocky outcrop, near Cape Naturaliste. The calm, tranquil bays surrounding the outcrop is popular for snorkelling, swimming and fishing.
Wardan Aboriginal Cultural Centre • Indigenous Culture in the Margaret River Region
• Injidup Springs Rd, YALLINGUP WA 6282 • Ph/Fax: +61 8 9756 6566 • Email
• The Wardan Aboriginal Cultural Centre was developed by the Wardandi people as a place where they can share their culture with visitors, school groups and Aboriginal people from other areas, in an effort to increase understanding and reconciliation with the wider community.

The Centre provides visitors and residents with an insight into the Bibelmen Mia culture through an art gallery, an interpretive centre and bush story walking trail and will specialise in bush tucker tours, bush teas, eco-adventure tours, school camps, bush bakes, cultural performances and storytelling. A cafe and craft and curio shop will also be included in the centre.
Wicked Ale Brewery
• Hemsley Rd, YALLINGUP WA 6282 • Ph: 08 9755 2848 • Fax: 08 9755 2278 • Email
• Take the opportunity to enjoy a variety of traditional beers and flavoured wine drinks such as the wheat beer, bad frog citrus beer, passionfruit beer and the scream'n cream'n.
 
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