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Parks, Sites & Trails in Jurien

Places To Go in Jurien


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Lesueur National Park

A must see for lovers of wildflowers, Lesueur National Park’s natural beauty is just a 15 minute drive northeast of Jurien Bay and only 3 hours north of Perth.

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  • Natural Attractions:Lookouts,National Parks & Reserves
  • Activities:4WDing,Mountain Climbing,Walking
  • Facilities:Walking Trails

Description

Home to over 900 plant species, this is one of the most magnificent reserves for flora conservation within Western Australia. The National Park erupts into colour seasonally, during late Winter and Spring each year. The natural beauty is not limited to the flora, with many species of native birds and reptiles also calling the national park home.  

There is a selection of walking trails in and around Lesueur National Park, but visitors can also drive to the top of Mount Lesueur to experience a breathtaking panoramic view of the park and the expansive coastline. There are no camping or water facilities in the park and entry fees do apply, however, there are many camping facilities in the towns which surround the park.

 

Lesueur National Park Scenic Drive

18 km scenic drive through Lesueur National Park

Details

  • Natural Attractions:National Parks & Reserves
  • Activities:Walking

Description

Drive begins at the Cockleshell Gully Road entrance and takes drivers through some of the most scenic parts of the park, including Mount Lesueur and Cockleshell Gully. The scenic drive follows an unsealed bitumen road suitable for two-wheel drive vehicles. Offering regular lay-bys, there are plenty of places to park up and take photos.   

Lesueur National Park Walking Trail

  • +61 9688 6000

8 km walking trail through Lesueur National Park

Details

  • Natural Attractions:National Parks & Reserves
  • Activities:Walking

Description

The walk begins at the park's Drummond car park and follows a colourful trail of wildflowers to the scenic views at the top of Mt Lesueur. On the way, look out for a diverse range of orchids, acacias, hibbertias, lechenaultias, melaleucas and kangaroo paws. 

Sandy Cape

Sandy Cape is a great spot for the whole family, either as a day trip or to camp. From Jurien Bay, head north on Indian Ocean Drive for 10 km to the turnoff to Sandy Cape Road.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:Lookouts
  • Activities:4WDing,Camping,Fishing,Walking
  • Facilities:BBQ,Camping Allowed,Camping Ground,Picnic Facilities,Toilets,Wheelchair Access
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly

Description

You can 4WD north and south from the main campsite to find a camp but there are no facilities in these areas so please ensure you are fully self contained with a portable chemical toilet, grey water waste tank and fresh drinking water. Camp fees apply to Land Reserve #19062, which covers the main campsite and the 4WD-only accessible areas north and south from there.

Camp fees can be paid at the honesty box at the information bay on Sandy Cape Road, to the on-site caretaker or to the visiting Shire Ranger. You will be provided with a receipt. Camp fees are $20.00 per campsite per night for up to 2 adults and 2 children, with additional adults $3.00 each per night and additional children (3-16 years) $2.00 peach per night.

Please note: There are no bookings available for Sandy Cape, sites are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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