The Wicked Ale Brewery is a micro-brewery with a difference. Try their Chilli Beer, Bad Frog Citrus Beer, Wheat Beer, Mama's Ginger Beer, Passionfruit Beer, Mango Madness or their Scream'n Cream'n .Although I haven't personally imbibed in any of the Wicked Ale beers, I thought it worth mentioning that there is more to the Yallingup region than just...more
This was a great find. The host, Franco, is a very genial bloke and the food was great. Local seafood was as fresh as ever, and the pasta is made on the premises. Try the baked seafood pasta...just wonderful. Local wines and fully stocked bar available at good prices. Good selection of starters and main courses, all with Italian seafood...more
This is not a place to wait on the street and hail down a cab. Best is to rent a car from Perth or Maraget River. There are also winery tours you can book, that will pick you up, take you to a few wineries and drive you back.
Take a trip to the town of Margaret River, about 5kms east from Caves Road at the Prevelly Park turn-off. A main street of many delightful shops, from local arts and crafts, food, surfing shops, and the Settlers Tavern for the well earned cold beer. Lots of good things that you don't normally see in the big city shops.more
Stay on established paths.
Use only fuel stoves at bush campsites.
Where there are no toilets, bury toilet waste more than 150mm deep and at least 100m from any water supply.
Clean, crush and carry out all rubbish.
Respect private porperty by not straying onto land adjacent to the National Park.
Be courteous to other track users and be prepared to assist if required.
Enjoy the wildflowers but don't pick them.
Report any damage to the Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM), Busselton Office.
The Indian Ocean along the South West Cape region can be very treacherous and many unsuspecting visitors have been swept out to sea by a sudden large wave.The areas to avoid along this coastline are on the rocks because in a large swell these are made slippery and it is easy to be washed off them and swiftly taken out to sea.During August 2006 a 19...more
The dugite is an olive green to brown coloured snake with an average length of around 1.5 metres. They are quite common around the South West of WA and are venomous but bites are rarely fatal to humans. If you treat them with respect and leave them well alone they will most likely disappear into nearby bush as fast as they can slither their scaly...more
Walk with at least 2 other people where possible.Carry at least 2 litres of drinking water per person per day.Take appropriate clothing (hat, waterproof) as weather conditions can change rapidly.Tell someone where you are going.Take care when swimming because many beaches have strong rips and undertows.Do not walk on black, wet rocks as these can...more
Luggage and bags:
Take a small back pack for personal items.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Hat & waterproof jacket. The weather can change quickly.
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Insect repellent, first aid kit.
Photo Equipment: Don't forget the camera with spare film or extra memory card.
Miscellaneous: Carry 2 litres per person per day.
Migrating whales can be spotted around the Cape Naturaliste region for about 6 months of each year. They pass this way around April on their way to warmer northern waters to meet and greet and again in October on their way down to Antarctica where they feed in the plankton rich waters.There are charter boats available or for you landlubbers there...more
If you have the time and the inclination you can walk from Cape Naturaliste in the north to Cape Leeuwin in the south. It passes through some of the most rugged coastal scenery and magical pockets of karri forest to be found anywhere.The Cape to Cape Walk Track is not just for experienced walkers. It offers a range of spectacular short walks...more
Favorite thing: Please click on the link for a map to help find your way around Yallingup