Skip to Content Skip to Navigation Show Trail Map Show About the Trail Show Important Trail Details Read Trail Reviews
Support Our Trails

Wardanup Trail, Yallingup

  • 1-3 hours
  • 6.3 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 3

Wardanup Trail is a 6.3km loop that wanders throughout Yallingup to Ngilgi Cave and Lookout and back to Yallingup Beach.  If you walk the whole loop you will cover much varied terrain so be prepared.

Yallingup Beach
Earn 2 Points

Trail Start

Get directions

Ngilgi Cave carpark off Caves Road, Yallingup which is 260km (3 hours) south of Perth.

Trail End

Get directions

Logo for Leave no Trace Initiative

Trails WA supports the seven principles recommended by Leave No Trace Australia for minimising your impacts when using the trails.

Learn more

This loop walk starts at Rabbit Hill car park at Yallingup and can also be accessed below Caves House.  If you head north from Rabbit Hill the trail goes along the cliff line through coastal heath vegetation with sweeping views south across Yallingup township and north along the rugged coastline to Sugarloaf Rock. 

The trail climbs up over Wardanup Hill through coastal peppermint forest then down to Ngilgi Cave.  The trail then descends into the valley of Yallingup Brook and onto Yallingup township, passing the spectacular Yallingup reef and onto the beach where  you walk along the sand before climbing back up the stairs to Rabbit Hill car park.

This loop trail is well defined with orange markers to guide you along the way.

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service

+61 8 9776 1207

Busselton Visitor Centre

Other Links

  • Australia’s South West

    Comprehensive information on the South West region including destinations, things to see and do, accommodation and tours.

Be trail ready for Wardanup Trail, Yallingup

Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

Allow 2 to 3 hours

Length

6.3km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Ngilgi Cave carpark off Caves Road, Yallingup which is 260km (3 hours) south of Perth.

Get directions

Trail End

Get directions

Bush Walk

Grade 3

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.

Facilities

  • Car Park
  • Lookouts
  • Public Toilet

Best time of year

All year round.

Fees

Trail Access

Road 2WD

Edge shaped like mountain horizon
topography pattern

Complete Wardanup Trail, Yallingup to earn badges and points!

Earn points and badges and become a "TrailsWA Expert" by completing trails and leaving reviews.

Earn 2 Points

Earn 2 points towards
your TrailsWA level

Edge shaped like mountain horizon
Alt text

2 trail goers have rated Wardanup Trail, Yallingup as 5 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Libby Gregorevic

Reviewed 5 Jul 2021, 7:05pm

Brilliant trail I did today with my 8 and 10 year old girls, great cross country training and breath taking views!!! Completely agree with previous review, happy days ????
Puja Fjeldstad

Reviewed 27 Mar 2020, 8:14am

Very nice varied trail with amazing views of the Yallingup coastline. I recommend starting at the Ngilgi cave entrance and walking the loop counter clockwise, for the best scenery views while walking

Supported by great organisations

Trails are free and bring so many benefits to our community by providing opportunities to have fun, get fit, socialise, explore and challenge yourself. But they also have to be managed and maintained which only is made possible through terrific sponsors, donations and/or volunteering.

topography pattern