A Mecca for surfers, Yallingup lies on the western coast 264km south of Perth via Busselton and Dunsborough.
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This small township is home to surfers and locals who make an alternative living from running boutique hotels and shops, producing arts and crafts or working at one of the many wineries in the area. It makes a great base to explore the caves, wineries, coastal and forest attractions of the Margaret River Area.
Yallingup is situated on the lower slopes of massive,rolling hills covered with native bushland and on the flatter of the areas where the Indian Ocean swells roll into the shore.
The beaches surrounding Yallingup are amongst the best in the world for surfing.
Yallingup Surf Main Break
World famous Main Break is a very consistent wave that breaks left and right, and can hold a good wave in almost any swell and conditions, including onshore winds.
There are excellent viewing platforms and grassy areas up high that afford visitors views over the break. At any time of the day surfers will be out there, riding surfboards and bodyboards; pick a spot, sit back and watch the action as set after set, the waves roll in.
Other popular surf breaks in this part of the Margaret River area include Three Bears, The Farm, Gallows, Smiths Beach and Boneyards.
Nearby, explore Yallingup Ngilgis Cave and visit the elegant art nouveau Caves House Hotel originally built 1901 to accommodate visitors to the cave, and quickly taken up by the Perth A list of the day as the place to honeymoon.