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Fact
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FACT
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FACT SHEETdrive
YALLINGUP WEEkENDER
HIGHLIGHTS
• Mandurah Foreshore
• Mandurah Dolphin Cruise
» Mandurah
• BunburyForeshore
Dolphin Discovery Centre
• Harvey Big
Orange
» Mandurah
Dolphin
Cruise
• Lake Clifton
» Bunbury
Dolphin Discovery Centre
• Pristine
» Harvey
BigCoastline
Orange
» Lake Clifton
» Pristine Coastline
Highlights
SAFE DRIvING TIPS
Safe driving tips
• Letsomeoneknowyourdestination
someone know your destination
» Letandschedule.
and
schedule.
• Takeacurrentdetailedroadmapand
» Take
keeptrackofyourmileage.
a current detailed road map andkeep
track of your mileage.
• Beawareofyourvehicle’slimitsand
» Betakeyourtime.
aware of your vehicle’s limits and
take
your time.
• Takebreaksregularlyanddriveafter
dawnandstopbeforedusk.
» Take
breaks regularly and drive after
• Stopataroadhouseforacoffee
dawn
and stop before dusk.
breakandtostretch.
» Stop
at a roadhouse for a coffee break
• Bewareofnativewildlife,onroads
and
to stretch.
andinremoteareas.
» Beware
of native wildlife, on roads and in
remote
areas.
• Checkroadconditionsandweather.
» Check
road conditions and weather.
• Getanupdateonlocalroadand
weatherconditionsatMainRoads
» Get
an update on local road and
WesternAustralia,localvisitorcentres
weather
conditions at Main Roads
orbycontactingthelocalShire.
Western
Australia, local visitor centres or
by contacting the local Shire.
vISITOR
CENTRES
Visitor
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Mandurah
Mandurah
Bunbury
Bunbury
Dunsborough
Busselton
Dunsborough Harvey Meelup Beach near Dunsborough
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Meelup Beach near Dunsborough ©Australia’s South West
National Park along the journey. A quick stop at
National
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Lake Clifton
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intrigue
you; here
atthe
Lake
Clifton might intrigue you; here you’ll
oldest living organism found on the planet
find the oldest living organism found on the
Stromatolites. Very few places on earth can claim
planet ̶ Stromatolites. Very few places on
to have
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about
these
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a 3D
watching
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visiting the aquarium. After you can browse the
After you can browse the souvenir shop, grab
souvenir shop, grab a coffee at the cafe or just
a coffee at the cafe or just take in the fresh air
take
in local
the fresh
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at
the
beach.
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Busselton and Dunsborough until you reach
locality of Yallingup.
the beautiful seaside locality of Yallingup.
USEFUL TIPS
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tips
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