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Yanchep Ghost House Wilderness & Wetlands

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4 Hrs


13 km



Tour Type

Small Group

Tour Overview

Join us for an immersive journey that will take you on a 13-kilometer hike through stunning natural beauty, rich cultural history, and the mysterious allure of the Yanchep Ghost House.

As you lace up and step into the wilderness, you’ll be greeted by the serene surroundings of Yanchep National Park. Lush greenery, ancient trees, and the tranquil sounds of native wildlife set the scene for an awe-inspiring experience. Our knowledgeable and friendly guide will accompany you every step of the way, sharing fascinating insights about the park’s flora, fauna, and captivating history.

The highlight of this tour is undoubtedly the legendary Yanchep Ghost House. Nestled deep within the wilderness, this abandoned residence carries with it a sense of intrigue and mystery. Hear haunting tales of its past as you explore the remnants of the house, surrounded by the whispers of a bygone era. Immerse yourself in the ghostly atmosphere, allowing your imagination to wander and uncover the secrets of this enigmatic place.

Continuing on our journey, we’ll delve deeper into the heart of Yanchep National Park, venturing along scenic trails that wind through diverse landscapes. Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of rolling hills, peaceful wetlands, and sparkling lakes. Capture the beauty of the native wildflowers in bloom, painting the landscape with vibrant colors and fragrant scents.

Let’s not forget a visit to the remarkable 240-meter long Koala boardwalk. Get up close and personal with these adorable creatures as you stroll along the elevated pathway, observing them in their natural habitat and learning about their conservation efforts.

Throughout the tour, we prioritize your safety and comfort, ensuring you have an enjoyable and memorable experience. We recommend bringing sturdy shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle to stay hydrated.

Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, history buff, or simply seeking an adventure in nature, The Hike Collective’s Yanchep Ghost House Wilderness & Westlands Tour offers an extraordinary opportunity to connect with nature, explore cultural heritage, and create lasting memories. Embark on this 13-kilometer journey and let the enchantment of Yanchep National Park unfold before your eyes.

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Tour Inclusions

  • A guided 13km hike along The Ghost House Trail in Yanchep National Park
  • Trail Treats grazing morning tea provided
  • A unique visit to the koala boardwalk
  • Amazing historical stories and secrets covering local heritage of this fascinating location
  • A great experience with Perth's award-winning hiking tour operator
  • Friendly and knowledgeable, first aid trained tour guide

Tour Itinerary

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Ghost House Trail

We embark on the 13km return hike along the Ghost House Trail to Shapcotts Cottage and the iconic Ghost House. Explore Loch Mcness, the wetlands, woodlands, and wilderness on this exciting trail. See the damage caused by the recent bushfires, and hear what the park are doing to recover.

What To Bring

  • Hiking shoes or comfortable trainers
  • Water bottle (at least 1L)
  • Sun protection and hat
  • Hiking poles if required
  • Poncho if wet weather is forecast
  • Your snacks to enjoy at our half way stop
  • Cash or card to visit the cafe or Inn for lunch post tour
  • No dogs allowed as this is a National Park

Tour Location

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Comments From Our Guests

  • Nikki Avatar
    17 Oct 2019 - Google

    LOVE The Hike Collective. Kate & her team of Hike Leaders always make us feel welcome & keep us safe... read more

    Veronica Marley Avatar
    Veronica Marley
    positive review 
    15 Feb 2019 - Facebook

    adventure and experience

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    Colin Dobbins
    22 Feb 2022 - Google

    I have been going on hikes with Hike Collective for 18 months now and i can honestly say that I... read more

    Valerie Hughes Avatar
    Valerie Hughes
    positive review 
    14 Aug 2021 - Facebook

    Very fun and well organized! I attended Yoga in the Caves at Yanchep with a friend and it was fab. ⭐️

  • Bonnie Tregilles Avatar
    Bonnie Tregilles
    positive review 
    20 Oct 2019 - Facebook

    Third hike today with The Hike Collective. Again, another awesome experience with the group. It’s well organised and you feel... read more

    MandyN537 Avatar
    5 star rating
    26 Mar 2022 - TripAdvisor

    Loved the experience and it was the perfect way to kick start a Sunday morning. The Cabaret Cave was such... read more

Additional Information

Toilets available at your start point
Please park next to the Yanchep Inn.
Based on the distance of this trail, it is recognised as a grade three. This is recommended for hikers with a moderate fitness. The trail is sometimes steep and uneven, and over sometimes rough terrain.
No-shows and cancellations received within 48 hours of hike departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

Cancellations within 2-7 days prior will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations received over 7 days in advance will receive a full refund or credit towards another hike experience. Please note that Rezdy fees are non refundable. Guests can transfer their booking to a friend with no penalty but must advise The Hike Collective so we can forward all booking information to the new attendee.

If The Hike Collective cancels an event due to weather or danger in any way, your ticket will automatically be moved to the new date, or you will be eligible to transfer amounts paid to another tour or receive a full refund.
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