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Our Region

Located on the Sunset Coast, north of Perth, the City of Wanneroo was first established as a shire in 1961 and became a City in 1985.

Delve into the captivating history behind the name ‘Wanneroo’. Inspired by our indigenous past, the word ‘Wanna’, means digging stick used by Aboriginal women and ‘Roo’ meaning ‘the place of ’.

Just like the Nyoongar people, early settlers harnessed the natural resources of the ‘lakes district’, laying the foundation for a thriving community.

Whilst proud of our rich cultural heritage, the region is fast evolving into a vibrant modern destination with top-notch dining, adventure experiences and vibrant events all year round.

Destination Guide

Download the Destination Guide here or grab a copy at one of the
City’s four libraries.

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Guides, Trails & Hikes

Our free guides will help you discover the best of Wanneroo and Greater Perth.

Sunset Coast Map

The map is a handy DL size guide for the Cottesloe to Two Rocks Sunset Coast.

Destination Perth Holiday Planner

Download the Planner, with lots of ideas for things to do across the Perth region.

Yaberoo Budjara Trail

The 28km trail comprises 5 sections meandering through Neerabup National Park.

Yanchep & Two Rocks Map

Checkout this beautifully illustrated map of Yanchep & Two Rocks.

See Wanneroo!

There is so much to see and do in the City of Wanneroo.

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