"Yallingup "Place of Love"" Yallingup by JAS2

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Yallingup means 'Place of Love' in Aboriginal.

Yallingup Smiths Beach

Accoriding to Aboriginal legend, a bad spirit, Wolgine, lived in the cave, which used to run down to the sea.
The tribes people were terrified of him; they thought that he was responsible for the scarcity of food and water, and beleived that anyone entering the cave would suffer a horrible death at his hands. So they enlisted the help of a good spirit, Ngilgi, who caused a great storm which drove Wolgine into the main cavern of the cave where Ngilgi forced him through the roof and he was banished forvever.

The Walk Trails

The Wardanup Trail
5km, 2 1/2 Hours

The Quenda Trail
This is named after the short nosed brown bandicoot seen in the area.
4km, 2 Hours

The Torpedo Trail
2km, 1 Hour

The Ghost Trail
700m, 1/2 Hour

The Caves Trail
500m 15 Mins

  • Last visit to Yallingup: Dec 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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