Make the most of your time and the beach lifestyle in Yallingup, WA.

Located 256 kilometres south of Perth, Yallingup is a picturesque town in the Southwest of Western Australia. It’s a peaceful destination not far from the hustle and bustle of city life – and yet, a world away. As a destination, it’s rustic and charming, and things are slower here. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing holiday with your family, or an adventure escape with your friends, there are plenty of things to do in Yallingup.

The area boasts many tourist attractions, including nature trails, limestone caves, incredible local wildlife, and close proximity to incredible wineries. Yet it’s the beaches, and the beach lifestyle and surf culture, that have made Yallingup what it is today. 

To fit in, here are some of the top things to do in Yallingup:

1 . Fun on the beach

things to do in Yallingup: Have fun on the beach!
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Without question, Yallingup is home to some of the best beaches in Australia. The water is crystal clear and the sand is white and soft, and there are plenty of beach activities to keep you busy, including swimming, surfing, fishing and kayaking. Yallingup beach lies within the Yallingup Nature Reserve and is one of the most beautiful stretches of sand in WA.

It’s a trendy destination for tourists wanting to relax and unwind while enjoying the stunning scenery. It’s an ideal place for families looking for fun activities and entertainment. Children will love building sand dunes, combing the shoreline, and exploring the nearby nature reserves.

Injidup Beach is another popular beach in Yallingup. It’s known for its dramatic cliffs, turquoise water and secluded location. Injidup Beach is a great place to go for a swim, surf or just relax on the sand and take in the stunning views.

Go surfing

Yallingup is one of the best surfing spots in Australia. The waves here are famous the world over, and yet there’s something for everyone – from beginners to experienced surfers. There are also plenty of surfing schools in Yallingup that offer lessons for all levels. Yallingup Beach offers great surfing conditions and regularly hosts many world-class surfers. 

Catch a wave at one of the many surf spots, such as Yallingup Beach, Injidup Beach, Smiths Beach and Supertubes. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a whale or two!

2. Explore the stunning nature in WA

things to do in Yallingup: Explore the stunning nature in WA
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Yallingup is next door to some of the most impressive caves in all of Australia. At the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park you can go on  guided tours of the caves, or explore them on your own. Either way, you’re sure to have an amazing experience. Ngilgi Cave is by far and away the most visited and perhaps the most dramatic. It’s an underground wonderland with coloured lights that illuminate the beautiful stalactites, helictites, shawls and stalagmites.

things to do in Yallingup: Explore the Ngilgi Cave
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The Ngilgi Cave tour is a great way to learn about the history of the cave and see some of its most amazing features. There are a lot of stairs to climb, but once you’re down, it’s a short walk along boardwalks. If you are traveling with kids, they will enjoy the option of crawling and sliding sections.

Take a hike

There are plenty of hiking trails in Yallingup, ranging from easy walks to more challenging hikes. The Cape to Cape track is a popular choice and takes you from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin. The track winds its way through the stunning scenery of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and takes in some of the best beaches, lookouts and caves in the area. If you’re looking for an easier walk, head to Lake Cave. The walk to the cave is short and easy, and it’s a great place to cool off on a hot day.

Canal Rocks (Winjee Sam)

Canal Rocks is a collection of large limestone rocks that have been carved out by the waves over time. The rocks are located in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and are a popular spot for swimming, fishing, picnicking and relaxing.

3. Explore the amazing cuisine and wine in Yallingup

Things to do in Yallingup: Explore the amazing cuisine and wine in Yallingup
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Yallingup is home to some of the top restaurants in all of Western Australia. There are plenty of dining options to choose from, whether you’re looking for a casual meal or a fine dining experience. You’ll find incredible examples of locally grown produce and fresh seafood and be sure to try some fresh local oysters and mussels. Always a hit!

Visit the wineries

The Yallingup region is renowned for its world-class wines. There are over 60 wineries in the greater area, so you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice! You can go on a wine tour, or simply visit a few cellar doors to taste some of the local wines and bring a few favourites home with you. If you’re not a fan of wine, there are also craft breweries and distilleries to explore.

There are plenty more things to do in Yallingup, so why not come and visit us today? We’re sure you’ll love it here! If you’re ready to get started booking your holiday, be sure to visit our Yallingup holiday properties and rentals. 

The town has something for everyone to see and do, with a similarly varied selection of accommodation alternatives. We’re delighted to provide you with a wide range of luxurious Yallingup holiday homes, beach villas, rustic cottages, family friendly havens, and romantic getaways.

Questions about a holiday in Yallingup WA

How to get to Yallingup?


You can fly into Perth Airport and then take a bus or drive to Yallingup. The journey takes about 3 hours by bus and 2 hours by car.  Alternatively, you can fly into Busselton Airport, which is located 30 minutes from Yallingup Beach.

Is Yallingup beach good for surfing?

Yallingup Beach is one of the best surfing spots in Australia. The waves here are world-famous, and there’s something for everyone – from beginners to experienced surfers.

What’s the best time to visit Yallingup?

The weather in Yallingup is warm and sunny most of the year. The average temperature is 28 degrees Celsius. But, the best time to visit Yallingup is from September to April when the weather is warm and the surfing conditions are good.


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