Torpedo Trail, Yallingup
Enjoy this scenic three kilometre trail through diverse coastal vegetation where the wildflowers are spectacular in spring.
About the Trail
To the south walkers can see the turquoise waters of Smiths Beach through to the extensive granite outcrops of Canal Rocks. Views to the north can be seen across Yallingup township and along the coastline to Sugarloaf Rock.
Follow the blue markers inland through coastal forest and enjoy the descent into the valley of Yallingup Brook. Follow the trail to make your way around Yallingup township and back to Slippery Rock for views of Yallingup reef and foreshore.
Need to Know
To the Indigenous Noongar people, Yallingup means 'place of love'. One visit will show you why. With its top-rated surf, stunning beaches, world-class wines, ancient caves and breathtaking ocean sunsets, Yallingup captures the hearts of nature lovers, thrillseekers and wine connoisseurs alike. Yallingup lies to the north of the Margaret River wine region, within three and a half hours' drive south of Perth, or a short ten minute drive from neighbouring Dunsborough. Famous the world over for its consistent, spectacular surf breaks, Yallingup is home to the renowned and well-ridden Three Bears, Yallingup, Smith's Beach and Injidup breaks. That said, you'll also find sheltered spots ideal for swimming and fishing. If you'd prefer to sample the region one step at a time, hit the Cape to Cape Track. One of the most diverse walking treks on Earth, the 135 kilometre trail leads you from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin, passing long sandy beaches, dramatic granite headlands, tall karri tree forests, caves, blankets of spring wildflowers and, of course, nightly ocean sunsets. Beyond the beaches and headlands, Yallingup's award winning wineries and boutique cellar doors dot the picturesque hillsides, with some even overlooking the ocean. Here, character and world class quality can be found in fruit intense chardonnays, rich semillons, robust cabernets, soft merlots and many other varieties and blends. For the foodies, a memorable meal is not hard to come by. Highly skilled chefs have been attracted to the region by the finest quality fresh produce. The result is a wide variety of extraordinary dining experiences, from beachside cafes and fine dining restaurants to gourmet vineyard lunches. Choosing your bed for the night will bring more tempting options, with hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, guesthouses, luxury retreats, private beach houses, self-contained units and caravan parks. Advanced bookings are highly recommended, particularly during school holidays and long weekends.