Yalgorup National Park

National Parks and Reserves

Enjoy bushwalking trails, birdwatching and camping at Yalgorup National Park which is a 30-minutes drive south of Mandurah.

The park occupies a narrow coastal strip and is home to 10 lakes that run in a chain. The name Yalgorup is derived from Nyoongar Aboriginal words meaning “place of swamp or lake”. Lake Clifton and Lake Preston are the two main water ways which harbour a large variety of bird life.

Bushwalking around these lakes you’re likely to see Black Swans, Parrots, Kingfishers and several varieties of Dotterel. Other animals including Kangaroos, Wallabies and Emus are also common, while the vegetation is a mix of Tuart Woodlands, Paperbark Swamps and Eucalypts.

Explore special rock-like formations known as thrombolites. These formations are built by micro-organisms not visible to the human eye. It’s one of the few places in the State where living thrombolites survive and they provide a unique look at what life was like at the dawn of time. They are visible at the edge of Lake Clifton in March and April.

Tourists are advised to check for alerts and road/park closures before commencing their travel on www.emergency.wa.gov.au and https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au


Carpark Lookouts Picnic Area Public Toilet


Birdwatching Camping Hiking Walks


Free Entry

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