WHEELING WARRIOR FAM rated Wetlands Walk Trail, Yanchep NP a 3 out of 5
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The trail takes you through the heart of a coastal wetland, circumnavigating Loch McNess. The walk is completely flat and well signposted so you can’t get lost. There are some nice views across the lake which attracts a lot of birdlife. You can also see the bush tucker Yanget plant (typha) which for which Yanchep is named after.
From the visitor’s centre, head anti-clockwise around the lake. You will find the trail markers not far past the inn where you cross a small boardwalk.
Yanchep National Park is one of Perth's oldest and most popular national parks just 45-minute drive from Perth city.
Other things to do: Check out the koalas, picnic on the lawn, Aboriginal cultural tour, lunch at the tea house, drinks at the Inn.
Other trails include the Ghost House Walk.
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
Visitor centre, Yanchep National Park 55km (45 mins) north of Perth.
All abilities access, flat, even, hardened surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for unassisted wheelchair users and prams. Clear directional signage. No bushwalking experience required.
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