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BEACHFRONT CHALETS FOR SALE

The Windsurfer Chalets have been a part of Lancelin for decades and now, they’re up for sale. The large property houses a 2-storey beachfront residence and 5 rental chalets that provide a bankable income.  There’s nothing quite like it in town as this video shows. you can actually win a 2 NIGHT STAY in one of the beachfront chalets at 1 Hopkins Street by clicking here If you’re ready for… Read More

NEW OVERTAKING LANES BY CHRISTMAS 2018

Work on two new overtaking lanes just south of the Lancelin turnoff is expected to be completed by Christmas 2018. An extra southbound lane is being added to a 1.6km section of Indian Ocean Drive just south of the Ledge Point turnoff (below).The new northbound overtaking lane will be added to the section of road below which is just south of the 90km/hr zone that leads into Lancelin near KW… Read More

WORLD’S OLDEST MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE FOUND NEAR LANCELIN

On Sunday January 21st, 2018, Lancelin resident Tonya Illman came upon a bottle on a beach-side sand dune just north of Wedge Island in Western Australia. It would turn out that this bottle, containing a scrolled note, was tossed overboard from a ship in 1886.  It remained “lost” for 131 years and 223 days. Tonya and her friend Grace Ricciardo were walking back to their vehicle on that Sunday when Tonya… Read More

LDCA SWIM PLATFORM BACK IN THE BAY

In early February 2018, the Lancelin District Community Association decided that the district needed a swim platform in the calm waters of Lancelin Bay.  Less than a month later it was in, much to the delight of both locals and visitors. It was taken out over winter but is back in the water once again opposite Harold Park for the 2018/19 summer.  Use of it is free, BUT please don’t… Read More

LANCELIN TRIATHLON 2018

A superb morning greeted the 90+ entrants in today’s Lancelin Triathlon.  Australia’s Attorney General Christian Porter was amongst the many who ran, swam and rode in the event. Own an un-watermarked print of any pic by clicking here – https://www.kymillman.com/product/fine-art-prints/  For results head to http://my1.raceresult.com/90419/?lang=en#0_7BD07D… Read More

STYLE AND GRACE IN LANCELIN

17-year old Taylah Small is quite the dancer as you can see from this marvellous series of photographs by acclaimed local photographer Kym Illman. Over 3 hours one January morning, Taylah performed for the camera in the dunes and along the beach. The Perth dancer has quite a future in front of her and a quick look through these images will convince you her skills are impeccable. It shouldn’t be forgotten… Read More

LANCELIN LOOKOUT UPGRADED

Visitors and locals will be thrilled by the upgrade to the Lancelin Lookout which was completed mid-June.     Members of the LDCA, in particular Jan Cardy, Andrea Moss and Kathy Thomas were instrumental in progressing the upgrade. The Bendigo Bank contributed $44,000 towards the project after the LDCA enlisted their help. The Shire of Gingin funded the balance and the result is impressive. Those on bikes and in wheelchairs will… Read More