Distance from Perth to Wilbinga: 70 km north of Perth, along Wanneroo
fuel: North is Gilderton 23km or South is 18km.
Time to allow: perfect for a day trip.
This area is full of nice beaches and lookouts; it's only about 70km from Perth, between
Two Rocks and Guilderton.
This is a great place to go fishing & just general beaching for the
This is one of the closest areas to Perth where you can go beach
The Wilbinga area is mainly sand tracks, beach runs with plenty of sand dunes
to drive over.
Along the sand tracks there are a few scattered rocky
lime stone sections which are not too much to worry about, just take care and
know where you ground clearance is at.
Within this area there are 3 big sand dune areas which are
great for practicing your sand skills and learn about your 4x4’s capabilities.
There are small easy dunes to big and very very steep challenging dunes so take
care and start with the smaller dunes if you are new to this.
With Alkimos now closed to 4x4ing, Wilbinga is now busier
than ever on the weekends, it is still very possible to get your own stretch of
beach for the entire day, just keep
an eye out for beach traffic if you have
kids running around and keep an eye out for other kids if driving along the
A sand flag is a good investment for any sand and beach driving
especially for the busy areas!
the day at the beach
- 4WD exploring the area and enjoying the sand dunes
conditions and difficulty.
The tracks are mainly soft sand with some areas lime stone
outcrops, 14-20 PSI is recommended for this area.
The tracks are fairly easy with the right tyre pressures, with some challenging
sections (mainly sand dune hill climbs); there are chicken tracks around most
Sands do shift from day to day and week to week so take care
when revisiting as some areas may be different than last time.
These tracks are
used a fair bit hence the proximity to Perth. Given this area is visited by a
fair few people it's a good idea to have sand flags erected on your vehicle to
warn others of your proximity.
Drive with caution and keep your speed low to
lower the risk of collision on the blind corners.
compressor, Beach tent or awning, sunscreen, bush hat, plenty of water, rated
recovery gear (shovel is a must as the sand can be very very soft at times),
snatch strap & surf board or wave ski (depending on the swell).
time to go to Wilbinga.
year round. However in summer you may want to stay close to the beach.