One of WA's oldest national parks it's an excellent place to see some traditional Aboriginal culture, Sat and Sun when available, and the local wildlife. The park is 51km (32 miles) north of the city, set in glorious natural woodland around a reed-fringed lake. You can follow a boardwalk through the koala enclosure, hire a rowboat, take a limestone cavern tour, and have a coffee and snack (or beer) at the tearooms or the historic Tudor-style Yanchep Inn. Kangaroos abound, and there are noisy Carnaby's black cockatoos; other birds include swans, pelicans, wrens, parrots, and kookaburras.