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LANCELIN NOW 5 MINUTES CLOSER TO PERTH

On August 4th, 2017 the $246,000,000 Mitchell Freeway extension was officially opened by the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, WA Premier Mark McGowan, Member for Pearce Christian Porter, Member for Moore Ian Goodenough and a number of other politicians and dignitaries. The 6 kilometre extension took the final freeway exit from Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue, cutting around 5 minutes from the journey from Perth to Lancelin and beyond. The… Read More

NEW CARAVAN PARK OPERATORS ANNOUNCED

On June 20, 2017, the Shire of Gingin appointed two married couples, operating under a company structure, as the new operators of the Lancelin South Caravan Park. Reg and Donna Cocking and Christopher and Nella Sialtsis were the successful applicants and will initially be appointed as interim managers on July 1st, 2017. There are some legalities that need to be addressed e.g. changing the designation from caravan park to holiday… Read More

LANCELIN’S CRAY BOATS

Lancelin is home to around 20 professional fishing boats that ply the waters off our coast in search of Western Rock Lobsters (aka crayfish). Here’s an aerial tour of the bay from news year’s day, 2017, showing each of the boats.  … Read More

LDCA COLOUR BLAST IS A HUGE HIT

On Saturday March 4th, more than 1,100 people gathered on the beach in front of the Endeavour Tavern to take part in the second Lancelin Colour Blast run by the LDCA. The event was a sell-out with people of all ages turning up for some colourful fun. The introduction of a foam pit was a bit hit. Volunteer fire fighters from Lancelin and Ledge Point had a field day dousing the entrants in… Read More

MANNEQUIN CHALLENGE

About 50 townsfolk and holiday makers headed to Lancelin Bay on Saturday Dec 4th to take part in the Lancelin Mannequin Challenge. We were lucky to have the volunteer ambos, firies and marine rescue people help out along with the local ranger and police as we mocked up a mass casualty situation.  It was a huge hit on the Lancelin Facebook page being served up to well over 60,000 people’s… Read More

LANCELIN PRINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who loves Lancelin, simply select an image on this site or the Lancelin Facebook page, and order it now at KymIllman.com. Select your finish,  glossy photo paper or canvas, and pay by credit card or Paypal.  Order today and get it delivered free in Australia by using this promo code “Postfree”. And if you’re after a particular photo that you can’t… Read More

CRAY/LOBSTER FISHING

Lancelin has been a cray fishing town for nearly 70 years and today, some 20 boats work the waters off the Lancelin coast fishing for Western Rock Lobsters which can fetch up to AU$90/kilo wholesale and probably 50-100% more than that in the restaurants of China and Japan where most of the Lancelin catch ends up…. Read More