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A Fishing Mecca

The tiny coastal town of Lancelin (population <700) is already popular with quad/motorbike riders and off road enthusiasts but more and more tourists are heading to Lancelin to fish. Heading to sea (make sure you have a licence) puts you in prime territory for some of the world’s best table fish like dhufish, snapper, bald chin groper and 8 bar cod. Alternatively stay on dry land and fish from the… Read More

Lancelin Dolphins In Close

Lancelin Bay is home to a number of dolphins who feed close to shore on baitfish, typically in the early morning. Take a walk along the beach from Edwards Island to the jetty for the best chance of seeing them. this video shot by Kym Illman…. 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

It’s a Best Seller

This 68-page glossy picture book has been a popular seller in town since it’s launch in December 2013.  It’s from weekend local and Messages On Hold CEO Kym Illman. Kym is an avid photographer who’s spent a couple of years amassing amazing images of Lancelin.  This is Kym’s first photo book and it’s available for just $29 inc postage anywhere in Australia. Order here and receive free postage or get… Read More

Sun, Sand & Sea are Drawcards

While WA’s south west has long attracted the well to do looking for a holiday home or those wanting a relaxed retirement, Lancelin’s popularity is on the rise.  There is a raft of well known Perth businesspeople and entertainers who’ve chosen to invest in Lancelin, people like Tim Winton, Byron Palmer, Gavin Hegney, Kevin Bloody Wilson, Kym Illman, Antonia Spiers and more.  Many have considered “down south” but have been… Read More