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Eneabba is in the heart of spring wildflower country, surrounded by national heritage reserves and some of Western Australia's prettiest coastal and wildflower landscapes - the perfect base for nature lovers, bird watchers and wildflower enthusiasts.

Take the three hour drive north of Perth to Eneabba and you'll find yourself in one of the State's most spectacular wildflower regions. Make the journey part of the adventure by hitting the 415 kilometre Indian Ocean Drive, stopping at breathtaking beaches, bays and the lunar-like landscape of the Pinnacles along the way.

Whether you take the Indian Ocean Drive or inland Brand Highway, you'll find an array of natural attractions within easy reach of Eneabba. In addition to the stunning beaches at Coolimba, Illawong and Gum Tree Bay, all within 20 minutes' drive, there are nine national heritage reserves nearby.

If you're a bird watching enthusiast, make a beeline for the Beekeeper's Reserve and Lesueur National Park. The area is home to 100 plus bird species, including the rare Carnaby's black cockatoo, so be sure to bring your camera, especially if you time your visit to coincide with spring wildflower season. From July to November, you'll find the countryside and bushland swathed in blooms of wildflowers, such as Grevillea, Leschenaultia, orchids and pearl flowers, some of which occur nowhere else on Earth.

Sitting 12 kilometres west of Eneabba is Lake Indoon, a freshwater lake in a beautiful 130 hectare A-class reserve. It's a popular spot for a variety of recreational activities, from water skiing and sailing to swimming, or you can simply relax by the water's edge with a picnic or barbeque and marvel at the abundant birdlife. The lake is also a watering ground for native animals - wait until dusk and you might spot the local kangaroos and emus.

You can camp at Lake Indoon, but if you'd prefer to make Eneabba your base for exploring the Indian Ocean coast and sweeping hinterland, you can choose from the town's caravan parks or motel-style accommodation.

Eneabba: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lake Indoon

Lake Indoon is a picturesque freshwater lake and an ideal location to participate in a variety of water based activities. Spend a few days at the campsite to explore much of the lake which is renowned as a premier location for waterskiing.

Take a swim or jump in a canoe and explore the lake. Children will love the calm waters and the sandy beach which surrounds most of the lake.

Enjoy a walk along the beach to gain an appreciation of the sheer size of the lake and spot some of the varieties of water birds. Keep an eye out for the kangaroos and emus that inhabit the surrounding bushland.

Set up camp and enjoy the peaceful silence across the lake at night. The campsite offers fresh drinking water and hot and cold showers as well as barbecue facilities to cook your evening meal.

For lake level and conditions please contact the Shire of Carnamah.

Lake Indoon is a short drive from Carnamah and just less than four hours' drive north of Perth.

via Coolimba Eneabba Road
Carnamah, WA, 6517

Located 11.8K from Eneabba

Stockyard Gully Caves

Stockyard Gully National Park is home to a fascinating group of limestone caves that lead to an underwater river system. The largest cave is an impressive sight. Walk through the 300 metre long cave which is covered by a sandy floor. The more adventurous will enjoy the challenge of the smaller caves which require a little more manoeuvring to get through.

Relax and enjoy a picnic amongst the trees, relishing in the peace and tranquillity of the surroundings. Keep an eye out for the variety of bird life and fauna that live here.

Ensure you bring plenty of water as there is no fresh water available. A four wheel drive vehicle is also necessary to reach the cave car-parks (approximately five kilometres of four wheel drive only road). All wheel drive vehicles are not appropriate due to height restrictions of limestone rock road base and soft sand driving.

Stockyard Gully National Park is three hours northeast of Perth, and a short drive from Coorow, Jurien Bay or Green Head.

Cockleshell Gully Road
Leeman, WA, 6514

Located 24.7K from Eneabba

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