"Yanchep National Park - Koalas, Kangaroos & More" Top 5 Page for this destination Yanchep by Mikebb

Yanchep Travel Guide: 89 reviews and 229 photos

For people visiting Perth who wish to see native animals in the wild there is no better place than Yanchep National Park situated 51km north of Perth and only one hour by car.

The park contains Tuart and Banksia woodlands with numerous native shrubs and plants, native animals including Koala, Kangaroos, many water and bush birds, colourful parrots, reptiles etc. The large lake, Loch McNess provides a wonderful backdrop to the extensive picnic areas which include barbecues.

There are 9 walking trails designed to suit a variety of age groups, interests and fitness abilities. There are many limestone caves throughout the park with an organised tour of the Crystal Cave.

Aboriginal Experience

On weekends and Public Holidays there is the Aboriginal Experience where you can discover the ways of the local Nyoongar People.

Koala Boardwalk

Yanchep National Park has a Koala Boardwalk where you can wander through the natural bushland and view the Koalas. This is something special as it is extremely rare in Western Australia to see Koalas in their natural enviroment. In fact it is rare to find them in most parts of Australia.

The Koala colony at Yanchep is something special.

  • Last visit to Yanchep: Feb 2009
  • Intro Updated Mar 3, 2009
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 6, 2012 at 4:02 AM

    Nice tips on this great-looking National Park just a short distance from Perth.

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2010 at 6:41 AM

    Some nice warm tea looks so inviting. What a great page Mike! Yanchep has so much to offer! Excellent page!

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2010 at 10:00 AM

    Gosh-if the air fare was only lower, I would be there now to see the park and nature. You, as usual did a nice job of providing the pictures and comments.

  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Nov 6, 2009 at 6:35 AM

    Excellent Yanchep travel page. Certainly bring back fond memories of our trip to Yanchep National Park many years ago! Yanchep Inn indeed looks amazing. We have a group photograph taken in front of the Blackboys. ~ho & pang

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2009 at 4:35 PM

    Beautiful page! I was lucky enough to visit Yanchep NP last year.

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 21, 2009 at 11:12 AM

    Mike, this is an great page on Yanchep National Park! It is always good to get out and explore the local surroundings and your excellent photos and tips made for a very nice tour.

  • Mar 16, 2009 at 8:55 AM

    Natioanl Parks is my favorite thinks to do in a country

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2009 at 2:17 AM

    G'day, mate! Nice story, I'd love to visit and enjoy


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