Yallingup

Yallingup means ‘Place of Caves’ in the local Aboriginal dialect, as the town sits above an extensive cave network in the Leeuwin Naturaliste Ridge.

Yallingup is a small coastal hamlet nestled into the hillside, overlooking one of the region’s well-known surf beaches. The coastline here is dramatic. Jagged rocks and high cliff faces are met by a haze of sea spray from the swell below. Here, you can learn to surf and hire a board at one of the surf schools, or sit and watch the pros from any of the vantage points.

A landscape image of multiple perfect waves on the Margaret River coastline to show a world renowned location on this western australia road trip from perth to esperance
World renowned surf breaks, Margaret River Region

Sugarloaf Rock

Is it real, or a simulation? Rising above the ocean like a tessellated pyramid, Margaret River’s famous Sugarloaf Rock draws an open-mouthed audience each day as the descending sun sets into the ocean, framing the enormous rock formation with a clear, rose-hued light. You may also wish to follow the lead of other clever picnickers and bring your own champagne hamper; there’s plenty of space to find your own snuggly viewing spot within the wildflower-dotted scrub nearby.

Injidup Natural Spa

Long enjoyed by locals, Injidup natural spa is the result of a high rock shelf on one side, which creates a natural barrier against the ocean’s tidal movements.As waves crash onto the rocks, they filter through cracks like natural bubble jets, causing a temporary ‘spa’ in the stunningly clear water.

Canal Rocks

Experience unique rock formations and gushing ocean at Canal Rocks. Stand on a wooden bridge and watch as the crystal-clear waves flow beneath your feet.

Cape to Cape Track

The Cape to Cape Track stretches 124km from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin. Hike a section, or take a guided tour along this amazing stretch of coastline in the Margaret River region.

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