Wetlands Walk Trail
  • Length: 2km

  • Duration: 0.75hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Visitor Centre

  • End: Visitor Centre

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Yanchep National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 55km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -31.5465567

  • Longitude: 115.6837567


Wetlands Walk Trail is a 2km, grade 2 Circuit hike located in Yanchep National Park Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 0.75hrs to complete.


This a beautiful, short and easy walk around the lake which is a dominant feature of Yanchep National Park.

This two kilometre trail takes you through the heart of a coastal wetland, circumnavigating Loch McNess.  The walk is completely flat and well sign posted so you can’t get lost.  There are some nice views across the lake which attracts a lot of Bird life.  You can also see the bush tucker Yanget plant (typha) which for which Yanchep is named after. From the visitor’s centre, head anti clockwise around the lake.  You will find the trail markers not far past the inn where you cross a small boaRoad walk. Yanchep National Park is one of Perth’s oldest and most popular national parks just 45 minutes drive from Perth city. Other things to do:  See the koalas, picnic on the lawn, Aboriginal cultural tour, lunch at the tea house, drinks at the Inn. Other trails include the Ghost House Walk.  


Start Point: Visitor centre, Yanchep National Park 55km (45 mins) north of Perth.

End Point: Visitor centre, Yanchep National Park 55km (45 mins) north of Perth.

Region: Yanchep National Park, Perth

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