Coastal Plain Walk Trail
  • Length: 52km

  • Duration: 3 days

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: McNess House

  • End: Neaves Road

  • Location: Yanchep National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 60km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -31.54655164

  • Longitude: 115.6837446

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Coastal Plain Walk Trail is a 52km, grade 4 one way hike, located in Yanchep National Park, Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 3 days to complete.

Hike Summary

This three day, 52 kilometre walk between Yanchep National Park and Neaves Road, in the Melaleuca Conservation Park, traverses the National Park as well as the inland coastal plain.  There are three overnight campsites along the way.

The trail is marked with posts bearing either blue emus or emu footprint symbols.There are sections that overlap with the Ghost House Trail, the Rose Trail and the Cockatoo Trail. The distances for the various sections are: The vegetation provides colourful wildflower displays over winter and spring. The track is sandy underfoot and has extensive sections without tree cover. Trail bike riders often use the track, contributing to its degradation and vigilance is required. The overnight shelters are three sided, with a rainwater tank, toilet and fire ring. It is possible that there may be no water in the tanks. Check with the ranger. Access trail at Yanchep National Park 50km north of Perth or Neaves Road, Carabooda, 60km (one hour) north of Perth.  Please register at the visitor centre.  


Start Point: McNess House Yanchep National Park, 60km (one hour) north of Perth

End Point: Neaves Road

Region: Yanchep National Park, Perth

For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA. 

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