Shell beach australias coral coast western australia. The cities include some of the most vibrant atmospheres in the country, while the small towns will remind you that it takes more than big cities to give the worlds largest island its culture. Head north from perth on the scenic indian ocean dr, take the left onto lancelin rd and continue onto walker ave. The shire of dandaragan offers a range of camping options including caravan parks, a transit park, a lowcost recreational campsite, private property camping, overflow camping, 72hour free campsites and 24hour rest stops. At the 2011 census, cervantes had a population of 467. You simply need to drag the map around, zoom in our out by pinching and the map marker locations will. Nambung explore parks wa parks and wildlife service. On your trip from perth to shark bay, well drop you off at. Cervantes lies 110 miles 177 kilometers northwest of perth, a wellknown city. Its always an easy trip except for a treacherous strip of beach at dide bay.
Check map from lancelin to cervantes for clear directions. Wildflower holiday guide western australia 2012 western australia is home to the largest collection of wildflowers on earth. I plan to drive from perth to the above destinations and put up a night in cervantes. Search for fuel prices and station locations by suburb or postcode and get suggestions asyoutype. A four wheel drive is handy to access the quieter fishing spot. Many visitors can choose to drive hastily through the wheatbelt region from perth to the goldfields and the nullarbor or vice versa, but this region has a range of highlights of its own the region covers almost 155,000 square kilometres and is bordered in the west by the indian ocean and perth, in the southwest by unsurprisingly the south. Visit lancelin sand dunes cervantes with expedias guide. You can access tracks around wedge island, explore the.
The area represents coastal sand dunes and bush land with beaches accessible to vehicles. I have wired it together so many time that is is now a rickety mess. Western australia fishing spots, broome to esperance. Prior to the new indian ocean drive, the quickest route between lancelin and cervantes was via a 4wd track through the sand dunes, known by locals as the wedge island beach run. Cervantes is a small coastal town north west of perth. Directory campgrounds, showgrounds, caravan parks, help. Our free directory will help you find what you around need wherever you are in australia.
North of perth, the state is sparsely populated, isolated, and perfect for. The lancelin to cervantes trip is a wa classic and is worth doing before the new highway goes through. There are amazing fishings spots in western australia, from broome to esperance. After stopping at caversham wildlife park in the swan valley to view koalas and handfeed kangaroos, we travel to the lobster fishing town of cervantes for lunch. I wafted out of jamieson and drove the 10km to a campsite marked on my map. There is a new stretch of road indian ocean drive but it is only just over 10km long. Alternatively, you can buy it at numerous news agencies, four wheel drive, camping and fishing stores. Wa holiday guide maps of western australia free road map. Right click the download links and select save target as or click the download links to view in a separate browser window. There are very, very few places today where you can camp so close to a beach with easy access in a 2wd or 4wd car close to perth. Due to covid19, many campsites are currently closed and not taking bookings. The drive from perth to broome is a long one, full of surprises and some of australias most decadent sights. Geraldton wind forecast, geraldton weather now, featuring wind speed, swellwavesurf forecasts live weather updated every 10 minutes. Going to cervantes from lancelin along the coast will take you a lot longer than 2 hours.
So many travelers favor sydney or melbourne, the bigger, glitzier cities in the east of australia, but ive got a bit of a crush on perth. No doubt about it, the drive from perth to broome, whilst utterly breath taking, is a huge journey. The best road trip route in western australia from perth. Featuring uptodate information on top attractions, accommodation, travel tips and more.
Sandy cape is a small camping spot 14km north of jurien bay. With sealed roads throughout most of the park, it is ideal for families or those without 4wd and can easily be visited as part of a longer road trip up the west coast. Discover the natural beauty and aussie wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, and birds, at yanchep national park. Cervantes travel guides 2020 cervantes attractions map. I work mon fri mostly the whole day but would love to see something different at the weekend. Ledge point is a small little cray fishing community only an hours drive north of perth. For the best selection of accommodation available in cervantes.
Incredibly, the beach is made up of shells from the shark bay cockle, making it truly unique. Cervantes is the gateway to western australias pinnacles desert and the beginning of australias coral coast region. Things to do in perth today, tomorrow, this weekend or next week. On this page we cover 4x4 off road tracks within a 250 km radius from perth. Maps, guides and more western australia in australia.
Coogee beach discovery parks coogee beach caravan park. Take a right to kendall rd and salvaire cres will be on your third left. Price high to low price low to high show cabins first show sites first. The ultimate guide to kalbarri national park big world. This shortens the trip from perth to cervantes by around 50 kilometres, making it a comfortable day trip. Kalbarri national park is one of the most accessible of australias top rated national parks. The return distance between lancelin to cervantes is 88 km. Guide to rest areas and roadside amenities in this area. Find fishing spots in australia, western australia, wheatbelt.
Join a 45 minute adventure ride through the pristine white sand dunes of lancelin, located 1. Explore parks is the first stop in planning your visit to western australian national parks and reserves. Shell beach is one of only a handful of places on earth where shells replace beach sand in such a dramatic and picturesque way. The well known lancelin sand dunes is located at 1. It goes right along the coast past lancelin, wedge island, grey and goes right passed cervantes. Tours leaving from fremantle pinnacle tours fremantle visitor centre. Whilst this offroad track passed through the lancelin defence training area, and was at times subject to closure during longrange firing tests, the department of defence had previously permitted transit on the basis.
It is home to beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise waters teeming with marine life, making it a popular choice for fishing or swimming and relaxed family getaways enjoying tasty. There are no camping areas in nambung national park but a full range of accommodation and other services are available in the nearby town of cervantes. To get more information about a particular track, just click on the link and it will take you to a page with all the information you need about the track including advice on what to bring along. If youd like to take a look at a full list of activities, go to our cervantes things to do page. To better assist you with your travel plans, use our maps, itineraries and travel road safety information guides available for download as pdfs.
It is easy to get lost and can be dangerous especialy if the range is being used for live bombing. Pinnacles and cervantes itinerary tourism western australia. Prior to the new indian ocean drive, the quickest route between lancelin and cervantes was via a 4wd track through the sand dunes, known by locals as the. Choose one of a variety of cruises or 4wd tours to dirk hartog island which is a haven for marine life. From helping you plan your journey, a onestop download hub for brochures and lists of activities and facilities on each national park and site, explore parks is the best place for any visitor to get information for upcoming trips. Browse rest areas, shops, mechanics, repairerseven pubs. This product is a licence to access the download server to obtain raster map files. The pinnacles is a mustsee for anyone visiting the lancelin region. Along with it, estimate travel time from lancelin to cervantes to calculate the time you will spend travelling. Western australia is the premiere sport fishing state of australia. Hop on hop off shark bay bus charters to shark bay. Ledge point australia, western australia, wheatbelt.
Pinnacle tours is renowned for our luxury coach touring programmes in deluxe coaches, minicoaches and 4wd vehicles. Map of lancelin welcome to lancelin, western australia. A strategic approach to caravan and camping tourism in western australia page 48 farm and stations present an opportunity for development of small scale caravan and camping facilities. Theres enough to do here to fill your days, but dont forget to follow the locals leave and simply enjoy the fresh air. The town was named after a ship that was wrecked nearby.
Get your escape off to a great start by learning a thing or two about cervantes before you head off. Wedge island is a coastal settlement between lancelin and cervantes located 160 kilometres north of perth and is the site of about 360 shacks used as holiday homes to many perth families. Enjoy a fun packed day exploring yanchep national park, the lobster shack in cervantes, the pinnacles, and lancelin sand dunes on this fun packed tour from perth. Should i go to lancelin first then travel via grey road to cervantes or go back to brand highway via lancelin road. If you are the campsite manager, get in contact with us to change this message so we can help those travelling find safe places to go in 2020. The beach run from lancelin to cervantes is one amazing bit of four wheel driving. We stop at the lobster shack for an informative talk about the lobster industry, followed by a selfguided tour through the purposebuilt factory. Driving from lancelin to cervantes western australia forum. With our online guide full of free, fun and cheap tourist attractions and ideas for things to do in. I would highly recommend the new indian ocean drive. Wildflower holiday guide tourism western australia. To download a copy of a shire map showing all camping locations please click here. Wedge used to be quite difficult to reach but has recently been opened up by the advent of the new indian ocean. Cervantes is a town in western australia off indian ocean drive about 198 kilometres 123 mi northnorthwest of the state capital, perth in the shire of dandaragan local government area.
Maps of western australia free road map wa holiday guide. Youve gotta take a moment for a spin through the dunes. Shire of dandaragan happy tourism starts from trip. Lancelin lures lovers of water sports to test their skill in world class wave and wind conditions. Pinjar motorcycle area is a familyfriendly site set in epic natural surroundings. Photo from tripadvisor sunset at pinnacles desert, cervantes, in western australia, 245km north of. Pinnacle tours fremantle visitor centre online bookings. It is located just behind a small sand dune, which opens up onto a magnificent beach where you can fish, swim, snorkel and relax. What is the best shire of dandaragan travel guidebook. To better assist you with your travel plans, use our maps, itineraries and travelroad safety information guides available for download as pdfs.
It is within the shire of gingin at the end of wanneroo road state route 60, and a few kilometres from the start of the indian ocean drive lancelin is close to the shipwreck site of the vergulde draeck or gilt dragon that was wrecked on rocks close to shore in 1656. Western australia is the largest state in australia, a vast area of over 976,000 square miles facing the indian ocean to the west and north and the southern ocean along its southern border. Zoom and drag maps around to reveal petrol stations in the area, click for their 14day price cycle charts and find out whether its a cheap day to fill up. Pinnacles, sandboarding and yanchep national park tour.
Youll be heading north for over 2500km 1550 miles into the vastness of australias arid landscape. Finding somewhere comfortable to stay is often crucial to the ideal luxury getaway or cheap vacation. Wander among thousands of golden limestone spires at cervantes pinnacles desert. Get your 3day weather forecast for jurien bay, western australia, australia. Kangaroo island, kilometres 8 miles off the coast of south australia and 30 minutes by plane from adelaide, is brimming with native animals, artisanal food, epic rock formations and even the worlds best hotels, perched on the edge of the sea. Cervantes australias coral coast western australia. Western australia 4wd roadtrip shark bay francois peron national park. Wa holiday guide lancelin accommodation places to stay. Maps of the coral coast australias coral coast western australia.
Lancelin is a small fishing and tourist town 127 km north of perth, western australia. Use this map of lancelin to find hotels, bars, restaurants, surfing spots, sandboarding spots, medical centre, police stations and more. You can also try a different route while coming back by adding multiple destinations. Closest accommodation to the pinnacles accommodation surrounding the pinnacles turquoise. Stretching largely from dongara in the north to perth in the south, western australias turquoise coast is a gorgeous stretch of indian ocean beauty in fact, the famous indian ocean drive stretches the whole way down it, making this area ideal for a short road trip or a weekend getaway.809 812 477 902 891 842 844 814 879 941 687 308 1001 983 1313 473 1219 979 630 1217 625 191 482 1477 1453 1181 1492 964 720 277 1300 529 1213 989 1068 1264 1028 331 78