Welcome to Lancelin

Lancelin itself isn't much to look at – a flat, ramshackle fishing town – but there are a couple of decent places to stay, eat and drink here if you're in need of an overnighter. Online, see www.lancelin.com.au.

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$155.52 Day Trips & Excursions

Caversham Wildlife Park, the Pinnacles, Lancelin from Perth

After getting picked up at 8 a.m. by your driver-guide from your Perth hotel or another central meeting point, travel to Caversham Wildlife park where you have the chance to see koalas, wombats, and kangaroos. If you are lucky, you might also spot an albino kangaroo and a peacock.Continue to the lobster fishing town of Cervantes and take a self guided audio tour of a live lobster processing plant. Watch a video presentation that gives you an insight into the industry then head for the factory's overhead walkway where you stand directly above 20 tons of live rock lobster. After the tour, enjoy a fish and chips lunch at the Lobster Shack with, if you choose, an optional lobster upgrade.Next, head to the Nambung National Park. Covering 43,221 acres (17,491 hectares), the Nambung National Park is home to Western Australia's renowned Pinnacles Desert. Take a stroll through this eerie desert among the pinnacles, distinctive formations that are believed to have been created millions of years ago when seashells were broken down into sand and then eroded by water and wind. You will also have time to go and walk through the Pinnacles Desert Visitors Centre.Heading south back toward Perth, making a stop at the small town of Lancelin to thrill to the adventure of 4WDing over massive white sand dunes, the biggest in Western Australia. Get your adrenaline pumping as you sandboard down these dunes spanning 1.2 miles (2 kilometers).Relax on the swift and comfortable coach journey back to the city, arriving back at your preferred drop-off point in Perth at around 7:30pm.

$129.48 Day Trips & Excursions

Pinnacles and Swan Valley from Perth with Sandboarding

This fun packed full day trip departs from Perth at 8.30am with the first stop being in Caversham Wildlife Park where you get to feed kangaroos and get up close to koalas. You will also get to see a wide range of other animals, birds and marsupials that are native to Australia. After spending time with these amazing Australian icons, jump back on the bus and take a short drive to the beautiful Swan Valley.The Swan Valley is well known for a wide range of internationally acclaimed vineyards, restaurants, cafes and art galleries. On this tour you will get to choose your lunch from a menu at a beautiful Swan Valley vineyard accompanied by a glass of wine, beer or a soft drink.After lunch, take a drive up the Indian Ocean Road to the Nambung National Park for a close look at the Pinnacles. The Pinnacles are fascinating limestone formations up to 13-feet (4-meters) high that some say were derived from seashells thousands of years ago. The park itself covers an area of 17,487 hectares and provides a natural habitat for an extensive range of animals and bird life. Luckily, there is a modern discovery center housing fascinating interpretative displays with details of the Pinnacles themselves as well as the flora and fauna of the park. Aboard the bus again, see the Pinnacles on a scenic drive through the park before setting off on foot for an easy paced walk through this eerie yet fascinating landscape, at which point you can take photos up close to the Pinnacles.Next, head south to finish off the day at the adventure filled town of Lancelin. Here, you can admire the extensive sand dunes and for the more adventurous explorers perhaps try out Sandboarding using the sand boards provided (think Snowboarding but replace the snow with sand).Returns back to Perth at around 7.30pm having experienced some of the best activities the region has to offer.

$122.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Pinnacles and Yanchep National Park Full-Day Tour from Perth

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yanchep National Park, Yanchep, Wanneroo, Greater Perth, Western AustraliaGet up close to these iconic Aussie animals at Yanchep National Park as you stroll on the Koala boardwalk. Make sure to look up in the tall Eucalyptus trees to spot the cute Koalas. Yanchep National Park is als0 home to a variety of birdlife and the Western Grey Kangaroos, which can be seen hopping about in the early morning and late afternoon.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: The Pinnacles, Cervantes, Western AustraliaExplore the famous Pinnacles, located within the desert landscape of Nambung National Park. The Pinnacles are fascinating limestone formations up to four meters high and derived from seashells thousands of years ago.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lancelin Sand Dunes, Lancelin, Western Australiaadmire the extensive sand dunes and for the more adventurous explorers perhaps try out Sandboarding using the sand boards provided (think Snowboarding but replace the snow with sand)Duration: 45 minutes

$119.35 Day Trips & Excursions

Pinnacles Desert, Sandboarding, Yanchep Park Tour from Perth

Begin your fun-filled and informative day at 7am from Perth City YHA. Travel north away from the city skyscrapers and into the beautiful native eucalyptus trees of Yanchep National Park, an area of great significance in both Aboriginal and modern Australian cultures. Here your guide will discuss the unique plants and animals of the area while you photograph wild kangaroos, colorful Australian birds, and koalas. Spend some time in the Wangi Mia (talking place) learning about the local Noongar aboriginal culture and enjoy a delicious morning tea that includes native Australian fruit-marmalade, chutneys, cheese and smoked kangaroo with fresh bread, tea, coffee and hot chocolate.Next, stop at the Lancelin sand dunes where you can experience the thrill of sandboarding down gigantic white sand dunes on custom made sandboards that are perfect for sitting or standing. This is an exhilarating optional activity at no extra cost. Even if you decide not to try it, the amazing white sand dunes sculpted by the wind and coastal scenery are spectacular to behold and will provide you with plenty of photo opportunities.Next is some free time to relax and explore the beach, and a chance to dip your toes into the Indian Ocean, while your guide prepares a wholesome and healthy picnic buffet lunch of cold meats, tuna, fresh salad vegetables, bread, loads of tasty toppings, chips and dips and fresh melon for dessert.After a short bus journey along the scenic Indian Ocean Drive, you will enter Nambung National Park, home of the Pinnacles Desert, a truly unique landscape like no other. Here your guide will explain the creation of the strange shaped rocks and give you plenty of time to explore and photograph the distinctive yellow landscape. Before departing Nambung National Park, visit the Pinnacles Discovery Center for more information and to shop for souvenirs.We return you to your pickup location in Perth at approximately 6:30pm.

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Pinnacles Sandboarding and Yanchep National Park from Perth

Meet your driver/guide outside the Perth railway station in the morning and head out to one of Western Australia's most famous natural tourist attractions, the Pinnacles, situated just over 2-hours north of Perth. The small bus allows groups to drive right through the Pinnacles Desert and be amazed at the sight of these great rock formations up-close and personal. Visit the Pinnacles Gallery (if time permits) and discover some amazing facts about these awe inspiring natural phenomena, and browse the gift shop.Go sandboarding in the massive white sand dunes of Lancelin.Also on this value packed full-day tour, visit Yanchep National Park where you can take a stroll along the Koala Boardwalk and have a go at spotting for one of Australia's cutest animals.An often unexpected highlight of this tour, and where this may differ from other Pinnacles tours, is the stop at the hidden gem, the picturesque Moore River. Go swimming or stroll along its beautiful banks where the river meets the Indian Ocean in this gorgeous little coastal town of Guilderton. At the conclusion of your day you may be dropped off at your central Perth hotel, or back at the tourist coach stand at the railway station, at approximately 7:30pm.

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Pinnacles Day Trip Including Yanchep, Cave, Cervantes and Scarborough Beach

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yanchep National Park, Yanchep, Wanneroo, Greater Perth, Western AustraliaAfter meeting your guide at the pick up point in Perth City, you’ll travel by air-conditioned coach to Yanchep National Park, one of the oldest parks in Western Australia. Experience a walk trail among nature, away from the city life, feel eucalyptus scents, hear much loved birds and feel refresh from natural surroundings stunning Australian bush land.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Crystal Cave Yanchep, Yanchep, Wanneroo, Greater Perth, Western AustraliaWith over 400 caves recorded in Coral Coast area, you will then visit one of the oldest Yanchep caves in Australia; the Crystal Cave with its dripping stalagmites.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lobster Shack, Cervantes, Western AustraliaEnjoy a delicious Australian Fish & Chips lunch in Cervantes or you can indulge in a Lobster.The Cervantes Pinnacles route gives you the opportunity to take pleasure in some great views of the Australian landscape and ghostly appearances of floating white sand dunes in the middle of green bush.Duration: 1 hourStop At: The Pinnacles, Cervantes, Western AustraliaAbout 200 km north of Perth, visit the iconic Pinnacles Western Australia of Nambung National Park, one of the attractions in the Coral Coast region of Cervantes. The amazing limestone rocks were formed approximately 30,000 years ago, after the sea moved away and left deposits of sea shells, now rock formations.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Scarborough Beach, Scarborough, Stirling, Greater Perth, Western AustraliaFinish the day with a relaxing drive along the Indian Ocean Drive with a varied insight into the region and ever changing landscapes, towards Scarborough Beach. Enjoy this beautiful part of the coastline, breathe the fresh air and soak in the sights.Enjoy a personal experience visiting Scarborough beach, very popular among local residents, the long stretch of white sand attracts young people, swimmers, professional surfers, people who enjoy fishing, body-boarders, kite surfers and wind surfers. Many people also practice dancing or play beach volleyball at the Scarborough Beach Amphitheater.Duration: 3 hours