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Caves Trail, Yallingup

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 0.6 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

This short 600 metre loop trail starts near the entry to Ngilgi Cave and makes its way around the perimeter of the cave system, underneath a canopy of peppermint trees.

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Trail starts at Ngilgi Caves off Yallingup Caves Road

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Walkers can see a variety of distinct plant types including grasstrees (Xanthorrhoea preissii), banksia, cycads (Macrozamia) and hibbertia species.  The peppermint woodlands around Yallingup provide habitat for the western ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus occidentalis), which is a threatened species that is endemic to the area.

Ngilgi Cave is located just outside the Yallingup townsite and is well worth a visit. The cave features huge underground caverns and chambers, cramped tunnels and secluded fairy-like grottos. Beautiful karst formations like stalactites, stalagmites, columns and shawls are illuminated by soft coloured lights, creating a mystical atmosphere.  

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(08) 9780 5911

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Time / Duration

Allow 20 minutes


600 metres

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Trail starts at Ngilgi Caves off Yallingup Caves Road

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 2

No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km. Suitable for families with young children.


This walk starts near Ngilgi Caves.
  • Car Park
  • Public Toilet

Best time of year

All year round.


Fee if you wish to enter the cave.

Trail Access

Travel by car for approximately 3 hours south from Perth to Yallingup

Prohibited Items

No pets or bicycles
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