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Beaches

The City of Wanneroo is home to a collection of fantastic beaches that offer a slice of paradise for locals and visitors alike. 

One such gem is Yanchep Lagoon Beach, located in the northern coastal suburb of Yanchep. This beach boasts stunning views and is known for its excellent snorkelling opportunities., found along the reef.

Quinns Rocks Beach is another must-visit destination, known for its sandy shores and crystal-clear waters, overlooked by the Surf Life Club and eateries.

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Beach safety

  • Always swim between the red and yellow flags
  • Always read the safety signs
  • Ask a lifeguard for safety advice
  • Swim with a friend
  • If you need help, stay calm and attract attention

The provision of beach safety services is from the third Monday in November, through to Easter Monday the following year:

Quinns Beach: 8am - 1pm
Yanchep Beach (Lagoon): 9am - 4pm

Beachsafe website

Shark safety information

Click below to visit the Sharksmart website (please note that this is an external website not managed by the City of Wanneroo)

Sharksmart website

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Beach wheelchair hire

The City of Wanneroo has a beach wheelchair available for loan by members of the public at Quinns Beach. 

Beach wheelchair information

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Dog beaches

The following a designated beach reserves:

  • Part of Quinns Rocks Beach, Quinns Rocks, north from Tapping Way.
  • Part of Yanchep Beach, Yanchep, south from the northern end of Compass Park.
  • Part of Two Rocks Beach, Two Rocks, south of the southern groyne.

Dog beach maps

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Off-road vehicles

No vehicles (registered or unregistered) are allowed on environmentally sensitive areas such as beaches, foreshores or dunes.

Off-road vehicle locations

Off-road vehicles can only be used on permitted areas or on private land with the consent of the landowner (please note, noise restrictions may apply. Speak with a Health Officer to gain more information – 9405 5000). Fines apply for vehicles being used in non-permitted areas.

Pinjar Off-Road vehicle area
Corner Old Yanchep Road & Wattle Ave
Controlled by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Services
City of Wanneroo - 9405 5000

Gnangara Off-Road vehicle area
Gnangara Rd, Lexia (west of Beachboro Road intersection)
City of Swan - 0267 0267

Lancelin Off-Road vehicle area
Entrance off Bootoo Street
Shire of Gingin - 9575 5100

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Beach weddings

The City of Wanneroo doesn’t book beaches, so if you want to have a wedding on the beach, you don’t need to apply for permission. Please keep in mind that beaches are for public access and you can’t block off sections of beaches for your own use. If you are getting married on one of the City’s beaches, congratulations and we hope it’s a great day.

If you wish to book a park overlooking the beach, you will need to contact a Community Facilities Officer on 9405 5000. In any case you are encouraged to familiarise yourself with the location and make allowances for your guests. Illegal parking, littering or consumption of alcohol may attract a fine.

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