Yallingup - Cities, Towns and Localities
Yallingup is an Aboriginal word meaning place of love and indeed it is a
popular destination on many peoples 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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
A striking rocky outcrop, near Cape Naturaliste. The
calm, tranquil bays surrounding the outcrop is popular for snorkelling, swimming
Wardan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Indigenous Culture in the Margaret River Region
Injidup Springs Rd, YALLINGUP WA 6282 Ph/Fax: +61 8 9756 6566
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
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.