Coastal Plain Walk Trail, Yanchep NP to Melaleuca CP

Need to Know

  • Time

    3-4 days
  • Distance

    52km one way
  • Trail Start

    McNess House Yanchep National Park, 60km (one hour) north of Perth
  • Trail End

    Neaves Road,
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Grade 4 - Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

    Although flat, this trail is sandy underfoot and exposed. As it requires backpacking, it is rated as difficult.

  • What to Pack?

    Please carry plenty of water. Rainwater tanks are located at two of the shelters but do not rely on these for all your water.

    Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.  Show Pack

  • Best Time of the Year

    May to October
  • Facilities

    Currently there are three overnight campsites along the route, each with: sleeping shelter (up to 12 people), tent sites, picnic table, unisex bush toilet, fire ring and rainwater tank at two of the shelters. As this is a one-way route, a car shuffle or drop off is required. It may be possible to leave cars in Yanchep National Park if the route is walked south to north. It is not recommended to leave cars at other points.

    • Camping
    • Sheltered Area
  • Fees

    National Park fees
  • Hazards & Warnings

    Be alert to the presence of trail bikes. Register with Yanchep National Park (it has a walksafe register) before setting off. Not suited to summer walking. Ticks are prevalent.
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    Road
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Department of Parks and Wildlife, Yanchep National Park
    Telephone: (08) 9303 7759
    Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Web: http://parks.dbca.wa.gov.au/Yanchep
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