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NEW EDWARDS ISLAND TRACK OPEN

A few months ago the Shire committed to re-opening access to Edwards Island and today it happened. As you can see from this aerial shot, the old track remains closed but a new track has been formed allowing vehicles to get to the point. At present though there is a bit of weed on the beach so it might be prudent to wait until that clears before heading out there…. Read More

PEDESTRIANS GET OWN PATH TO DUNES

Last week the Shire installed these posts along the track into Lancelin’s off-road area. This will provide those on foot with a dedicated path away from the vehicles that come and go. See you here soon and make sure you download the Visitors’ Guide prior to arriving into town. https://www.lancelin.com.au/…/lancelin_brochure_2020.pdf… Read More

SAVE LANCELIN???

On Tuesday, these “Save Lancelin” stickers started appearing on cars around town. By Thursday, they were spotted on the counters at several businesses in Lancelin including Have A Chat General Store where Mika (left) and Kellie were happy to show them off and give them away to customers. So what’s it all about? Not 100% sure, but it’s a sentiment I think most will get behind. Keep a look out… Read More

LIVE CRAYFISH IN LANCELIN

So far, more than 1.3 tonnes of live lobsters have been sold for collection at the Lancelin jetty. Forget frozen, this is live seafood, less than 15 minutes out of water and you’ll pick them up for as little as $25. You need to pre-order here https://www.lancelin.com.au/product/live-lancelin-lobsters/ as there are only 200 crays/day available. But the good news is that we have fishers bringing live crays back to the jetty… Read More

CHRISTMAS TREES ARE LOOKING SENSATIONAL

On your drive from Perth to Lancelin you will see an abundance of these WA Christmas trees. They are vibrant to say the least and with last year’s bushfires turning many of the trees jet black, the orange simply POPS! It looks like the peak of the colour was last week but they will still be around for a while yet. Order live crayfish here – https://www.lancelin.com.au/product/live-lancelin-lobsters/ and collect from… Read More

REMEDIATION WORK STARTS

Over the next 5 weeks or so, you’ll find there’ll be a fair bit of activity on the vacant block next to the tavern. The site was once a fish processing facility constructed using asbestos material. These buildings were demolished a while back but some debris and contaminated soils remained on site. Today, remediation works started in accordance with all state and national asbestos legislation, regulations and standards. In 4… Read More

$25 LIVE CRAYS FROM THE JETTY

Get your order in for $25 live crays/lobsters – https://www.lancelin.com.au/product/live-lancelin-lobsters/ – and collect them from the boat at Lancelin jetty next Tuesday, Nov 24th. These are 350-450 gram crays and they will have been pulled from the ocean mere hours before you take them home. You won’t get better of fresher anywhere and they’re sensational when cooked on the BBQ with butter and garlic. Mmm, mmm! And if you want… Read More

COLLECTING YOUR LIVE LOBSTERS

Under the new state government’s Back of the Boat (BOB) scheme, participating fishers can sell 100 lobsters/crayfish from the Lancelin jetty.  These are ordered on this website – https://www.lancelin.com.au/product/live-lancelin-lobsters/ and collected from the jetty as the boat docks.  Here’s what it looks like.    … Read More