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


The Off-Road area at the Lancelin sand dunes is a vast and a veritable playground for those with 2- or 4-wheel bikes. Entry to the area is free 7 days a week between the hours of 8am and 7pm. Given there are many people on foot on the front sand-boarding dunes, riders are expected to stay well away from that area as behaviour like this (below) puts the viability of… Read More


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


Lancelin is a popular surfing destination just 90 minutes from Perth and for those who don’t own a board, you can rent one in town. While the bay is protected by a reef about a kilometre offshore, to the south is Lancelin’s Back Beach, a popular spot with surfers of all ages and abilities. If you have a 4WD you’ll be able to access the beach easily. Simply take the… Read More

LLFC Pirates

Lancelin is home to the LLFC Pirates.  In 2017 they play 6 minor round home games and if you’re in town, get along and enjoy a day out on the beach watching Aussie Rules. You can find the fixtures at… Read More

Lancelin Sand Dunes

Lancelin’s sand dunes are world famous.  Every week, hundreds of off road enthusiasts and sand boarders head to the dunes.  Sandboards can be hired from Have A Chat General Store in town from as little as $10. The dunes are open to vehicles from 8am to sunset (no noise pre or post this times please).  You might even spot a horse on a dune peak at moon rise if you’re… Read More