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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

COLOUR BLAST IS A BIG HIT

More than a thousand people took to the beach last March for the 3rd Lancelin Colour Blast along the beach and there was not a frown in sight.  People from around the state and overseas headed to the beach in front of the Endeavour Tavern to run or walk to the north point and back, passing through various stations where they were covered in colour powder and foam. The event… 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

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). 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… Read More