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Yanchep Ghost House Wilderness & Wetlands

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Duration

4 Hrs

Distance

12 km

Difficulty

Intermediate

Tour Type

Small Group

Tour Overview

Experience the wilderness areas of Yanchep National Park on this 12 km hike only one hour from Perth. Explore the sights and sounds of pristine wetlands that hold an abundance of natural and cultural history  in the Swan Coastal Plain. With limestone caves and cliffs, koala colonies, wildflowers and ghostly ruins, you will be immersed in Jarrah and Tuart woodlands as you hike beside Loch Mcness, and be amazed by the beauty and rich heritage of Yanchep National Park.  After we have marvelled the beauty of this trail, visit the 240m long Koala boardwalk, and enjoy close up views of the nine Koalas at the enclosure.

Tour Inclusions

  • A guided 12km hike along The Ghost House Trail in Yanchep National Park
  • 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 12km 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

  • Zoey Mcpherson Avatar
    Zoey Mcpherson
    positive review 
    28 Apr 2019 - Facebook

    We loved our very first hike session with you guys today at Serpentine ! All the ‘Hike’ team were really... read more

    Vesna Pravica Avatar
    Vesna Pravica
    31 May 2020 - Google

    Had the best day ever doing Perth Bridges Hike. Just the right challenge and perfect ending with a guided meditation... read more

  • HaylsW72 Avatar
    HaylsW72
    5 star rating
    06 May 2020 - TripAdvisor

    Lovely stroll through the picturesque gardens of Araluen. The hike leaders were friendly & knowledgeable on the area.

    Dina Barrett-Lennard Avatar
    Dina Barrett-Lennard
    positive review 
    30 Apr 2019 - Facebook

    Great team at the Hike Collective certainly provides a safe environment for the solo hiker to get out into nature... read more

  • Ruth Kinney Avatar
    Ruth Kinney
    17 Feb 2020 - Google

    Stunning walk. Very friendly guides and hiking group.Can’t wait for the next adventure. Thank-you for a great first hike.

    193suej Avatar
    193suej
    5 star rating
    06 May 2020 - TripAdvisor

    Wanting to experience more of my local area & my friends not so eager i found them on facebook. ... read more

Additional Information

AMENITIES
Toilets available at your start point
ENTRY FEES TO NATIONAL PARK
As this is a National Park, entry fees to the park apply on arrival. This is $15 per vehicle, however we recommend buying a parks pass if you wish to visit the parks more frequently. If you are an RAC member this will save you 50% off parks pass.
Alternatively, we recommend carpooling.
CARPARK
Please park next to the Yanchep Inn.
HIKE GRADING
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.
CANCELLATION POLICY
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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