There is extensive peppermint and Tuart woodland behind the foreshore dunes, home to many Brushtail possums, and also some released Ringtail possums that are doing well.
The park is very popular for aquatic recreation such as snorkelling and diving. There are long beaches with ample opportunity for fishing.
Wildlife to watch
The park is popular for bird watching with over 60 species being recorded.
Watch the dolphins at play on the southern and western sides of the peninsula.
When to visit
Summer is the most popular season but the park is beautiful all year round, especially in spring when wildflowers abound.
There is camping within the park at the Belvidere camping area. Fees apply
There are disabled facilities.
It’s great to escape everyday life and visit a park or reserve in WA. It is also important to us that you return safely to your family and friends.
Always remember it is really important to plan when to visit. Read this safety information about swimming, bushwalking, fishing, snorkelling, kayaking and paddling and, mountain biking. Consider traveling with a personal location beacon (PLB). In the event you need to be rescued, it could save your life!
- the use of unlicensed off road motorbikes or vehicles within Leschenault Peninsula Conservation Park is strictly forbidden.
- mosquito repellent is a must when visiting the Peninsula.
Leschenault Peninsula Conservation Park is in Australind, a two hour drive south of Perth and 15 minutes north of Bunbury.
Take the Old Coast Road from Bunbury to enjoy the views of the Leschenault Estuary before turning into the conservation park. Buffalo Road is sealed to the beach.