Mandurah is the second-largest city in Western Australia and it is situated at about 72 km/45 mi in the south of the capital city, Perth. The climate is classified as Mediterranean, with hot and dry summers and cool and wet winters. The seaside town and all the section of the coastline attract a large number of tourists and sport enthusiasts all year long.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Bodyboarding in Yanchep Beach, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Yanchep beach apart from an interesting dive site, is also a sand-bar that provides with the right conditions for surfing and body-boarding. Offshore winds blow from the east, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the west, southwest. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can start from 1.5 m-2 m/5 ft-6 ft and holds up to 4 m/12 ft.
In addition, the best tide position is mid tide and the ideal tide movement is rising tide. Furthermore, the spot is suitable for body-boarders of all levels. It should be mentioned that, you will have much competition for waves here, as it is a crowded site with many surfers and body-boarders.
Last but not least, the location provides a number of facilities, including a large car park and a kiosk. Note: be careful of rips.