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BEACH ACCESS WHEELCHAIR

Lancelin has a beach access wheelchair that is available for use by those who require such a craft.  It is housed at Have  A Chat General Store on Gingin Road in town.  There is no cost to use it, so see Darren or one of his team at the general store and get down to the beach.  … Read More

QUAD BIKE & BUGGY TOURS NOW AVAILABLE

See Lancelin’s incredible dunes on a quality 4wd quad bike or buggy with this ultimate sand dunes adventure tour. This is 2.5 hours of adrenaline-fueled, blood-pumping indulgence on Lancelin’s incredible sand dunes. You’ll explore the expansive off-road area on a late model quad bike or buggy on a 90 minute guided tour.  These are true 4WD vehicles and that’s important when it comes to your safety. You’ll be briefed on… Read More

BIG BLUE CHAIR

If you’re heading to Lancelin, keep a look out for this giant chair at the junction of Walker Avenue and Gingin Road.It was built by locals and stands more than 2 metres high and seats, well….. probably a dozen or so if push comes to shove.  Anyway, these three overseas visitors certainly enjoyed their time in the big chair which is an ideal prop for a selfie. When you post yours… Read More

2019 COLOUR BLAST WAS ANOTHER BIG HIT

The 2019 LDCA Colour Blast was held on Saturday, March 2nd. This frown-free event drew families from around the state and thankfully the weather complied. Under sunny skies, a field of more than 700 people took to the beach for the 4th running of the popular community event. Young and old walked/ran to the north point and back, passing through various stations where they were covered in colour powder and… Read More

CRAYFISHERMEN HAVE A WIN

The WA state government’s ill-conceived plan to nationalise the crayfishing/lobster industry has finally been canned.  The original idea to gift themselves 17% of the annual quota through the issuing of licences that could be fished or auctioned off to other parties, was dreamt up by the Fisheries Minister, Dave Kelly. When announced in December 2018, the fishermen and craypot investors were rightly furious.  They banded together to oppose this audacious cash-grab and… Read More

2019 OCEAN CLASSIC

The Ocean Classic started 34 years ago as a simple windsurfing race from Ledge Point to Lancelin.  Today the event draws some of the best windsurfers and kitesurfers from around the world.  This year’s event was held under sunny skies with more than 300 participants taking to the water. The jet skiers were also out in force in the bay as part of the weekend’s program. And on the Thursday,… Read More

A RIGHT MESS

Several thousand dollars were provided by a government funded organisation to plant hundreds of small trees on the dunes along Lancelin bay last year. The trees were duly planted and stakes and green plastic were erected to protect them. More than a year on, this is what is left; the sticks and the green plastic. No trees though. They’ve died. They’ve been dead for a goodly long time but no… Read More