What to do this summer in Yanchep


There’s something for everybody happening this summer in Yanchep! Whether you’re a fitness fanatic, beach bum or looking for something to keep the kids occupied over school holidays – we’ve got you covered.

Here’s a quick list of a few things you can try this summer:

Try your hand at water sports

With long stretches of pristine beaches, why not consider learning to surf or have a crack at stand-up paddle boarding. If you’re after a more relaxing pace, why not go for a snorkel at the beautiful Yanchep Lagoon where you’ll have the chance to spot a variety of sea-life including sea urchins, anemones, turban shells, sea stars, octopus, prawns, cray fish and more!

Got young kids? Why not enrol them in the Yanchep Surf Lifesaving Nippers program so they can learn the skills to be comfortable in and around the water.


Join a surfing community

If you’re already an experienced surfer, why not join a community of surfers who are extremely familiar with the local surf breaks and know all the secret spots along the Yanchep and Two Rocks coastline.

The team at Two Rocks Boardriders offer a safe & family friendly surfing environment.


Trail Running
Take a jog through Yanchep National Park – join the Perth Trail Series team for for a 11.9km or 18.7km fun filled trail run. This event attracts people of all fitness levels so why not challenge you (and your family!) this summer.

Sunday 9th December – 6am – 10am.



Image credit: Perth Trail Series.

Enjoy the national park right on your doorstep

Open 24/7, 7 days a week.

Yanchep National Park is a treasure famous for its picnic spots, scenic beauty, walk trails and limestone caves and is only 45 minutes north of Perth city.

Image credit: TripAdvisor.

The King Neptune Christmas Festival – Two Rocks
Two Rocks Shopping Centre
9th December, 3pm-7pm.

There will be lots of market stalls, live music, great food, wine tasting, awesome views overlooking the marina, hot rods, bouncy castle and climbing wall, face painting plus a visit by some very special characters.


Join your local library: Summer Reading Club – Curious Creatures.
Phil Renkin Recreation Centre, Lisford Avenue, Two Rocks
1st December 2018 – 31st January 2019

Discover new animal characters and fantastic species of the natural world at Yanchep/Two Rocks Library.  Learn new facts and marvel at all the wonders of the animal kingdom. Explore and read about the wonderful world of critters and creatures, large and small, real and imagined. Create your own fabulous beasties and earn rewards! Great for kids of all ages.