Ghost House Trail
Yanchep National Park Western Australia - Sun 28th October 2018

Max Participants:
14
Location:
Yanchep National Park Western Australia
Date:
Sun 28th October 2018
Start Time:
9:00am
End Time:
2:00pm
Duration:
5 hours
Non-Member Cost:
$45.00 per person
Member Cost:
$35.00 per person
Tagged:
hiking

The Ghost House Trail offers some of the best wilderness walking in Yanchep National Park.  It takes us on a natural and cultural journey around the park's most pristine wetlands, namely Loch McNess and North Lake.  The trail starts on the western side of Loch McNess on the Yanjidi Trail and finishes at the North Oval Car Park near Cabaret Cave.  As we walk, we pass through grand examples of Tuart forest, banksia woodlands and coastal heath.  The rocky limestone outcrops are a special feature along the trail and provide scenic vistas of the North Lake and it's surrounds.    

 

After the walk, you may choose to stay on and enjoy a cuppa or even a late lunch at the Tea Rooms, enjoy a coldy in the beer garden at the Yanchep Inn, or perhaps explore the National Park some more, .... it's beautiful and has so much to offer the visitor.

 

Distance:  Approx 12.4km in total (estimated 5 hours including rest breaks)

Terrain:  Fairly flat bush track, sandy and rocky in some places however easy to navigate - moderate level of fitness required. 

Meeting Point:   Out the front of McNess House Visitor's Centre, inside the Yanchep National Park.  On entry into the park, you will need to stop at the Entry Station and advise the Ranger that you are with the Adventurous Women ® ™ Group - they will then let you proceed into the park without payment, as your entry fee has been paid in advance by us.

AW Guide - Sue O'Connor PH: 0403 781 803 

If you'd like to join this walk, please click on the BOOK NOW button


 


Gallery

The Ghost House Ruins
Exploring The Ghost House Ruins
Old Bunker
Ghost House Trail
Always plenty of kangaroos
Changing landscapes
Waiting for the crew
Nature at its best

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Pristine Wetlands

● Coastal Heath, Tuart forest and banksia woodlands

● Limestone Outcrops affording beautiful views

● Abundant Wildlife

Includes

Yanchep National Park Entry Fees

Experienced Bush Walking Guide

Comprehensive First Aid Kit

Insurances & PLB

Yummy Home-Made Morning Tea .. with real coffee!

Photo's of your day on the trail

Excludes

Transport to/from Yanchep National Park (Contact us if you wish to car pool)

Lunch

Items of a personal nature

What To Bring/Wear

- Minimum 2 litres of water

- Sturdy shoes/boots with good grip

- Sun Hat, Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant

- Binoculars and camera (optional)

- Lunch

- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket

- Personal Medication/First Aid kit

- Walking Poles (optional)

- Tissues / Wet Ones (for toilet breaks in the bush)

- Something to carry your rubbish out (nothing gets left behind Leave No Trace)

More Information

As part of our sponsorship agreement with the  Oxfam Trail Walker Event  to be held in Perth this year, we are happy to provide this walk free of charge to any female who is a registered participant of this event to assist with your training.  All you need to do is click on the BOOK NOW Button, fill out your details so we know you're coming along and provide us with your Oxfam Trail Walker proof of rego.

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