Posts From Lancelin

LANCELIN WILDLIFE

There is plenty of it around the town starting with these delightful birds on our beach. The other day we had 6 pelicans sitting just off Lancelin Island but they frequent the mainland often so keep a lookout for them. There are also dolphins and sea lions, osprey, numerous birds, foxes, roos, emus and the occasional echidna, although you’d be very fortunate to see one of them now that visitor… Read More

GOOD TIMES ON THE TURQUOISE COAST

Hands up of you’re going to be in Lancelin this weekend. Today was a picture perfect day in town and if you’re going to be up here this weekend consider enjoying a meal at the Endeavour Tavern’s beer garden or a drink at the front bar of the Lancelin Beach Hotel at the north end of town. Both are full of character (and characters) and we’re less than 90 minutes… Read More

LANCELIN’S UNIQUE OFF-ROAD AREA

How about bringing your 2 or 4-wheel off-road vehicle to Lancelin this weekend? It’s one of the best places for driving on the beach and the off-road area offers dunes like few others in the state. You can fuel your car, bike, buggy, boat and body at the Lancelin Gull Roadhouse, shop for groceries at the IGA or Have A Chat, pick up your pharmaceuticals at the Lancelin Pharmacy and… Read More

LANCELIN’S LOVE OF LOBSTER

Lancelin is a crayfishing town, it has been for decades and while the market for crays/lobsters is depressed at present, it will bounce back; it always does. At present many of the boats have their pots out of the water (pic 1) but when the market picks up, the 20 or so commercial boats in the bay will be back out at sea fishing for the famed Western Rock Lobster…. Read More

DUNES GALORE TO EXPLORE

Lancelin is blessed with an extensive off road area with some of the finest sand dunes in the country and entry into the dunes area is absolutely free. Many come to ride or drive the dunes while others come to descend them on a sand board. In fact, Scorpion sandboards are made locally by Lancelin Cabinets and you rent or own one at Lancelin Surf on Gingin Road. Tomorrow is… Read More

SANDBOARDING

Lancelin is Australia’s premier sandboarding destination and it’s just 85 minutes from the centre of Perth. Sandboarding in Lancelin is inexpensive, and fun (click here to rent a sandboard from as little as $12.50). So what’s involved? STEP 1: GET TO LANCELIN First, get yourself to town. The drive from the centre of Perth is a mere 85 minutes. Head north to the end of the Mitchell Freeway and turn right on Hester Avenue,… Read More

SKATE PARK UPGRADE COMPLETE

In early June, 2017, Federal Member for Pearce, Christian Porter, confirmed that the upgrade to the Lancelin skate park in the middle of town had been given the green light. Well, the work was completed early in 2018 much to the delight of the hordes of youngsters eager to see the new pump track and other additions.You might remember that just prior to the last federal election, Mr Porter held… Read More

LDCA COLOUR BLAST IS A HUGE HIT

On Saturday March 4th, more than 1,100 people gathered on the beach in front of the Endeavour Tavern to take part in the second Lancelin Colour Blast run by the LDCA. The event was a sell-out with people of all ages turning up for some colourful fun. The introduction of a foam pit was a bit hit. Volunteer fire fighters from Lancelin and Ledge Point had a field day dousing the entrants in… Read More