In the 50s’ pioneer SW surfers camped under melaleuca trees in front of the Yallingup Beach car park.
Surfside Tea rooms was available for meals at the time but the beach Caravan Park and Hideaway Homes accommodation options didn’t happen until the 70s.
Photo: 1956-57 Yallingup campsite L-R Tony Burgess, unknown, John ‘Red’ Abbott (hammock), unknown, Bernie Huddle, Alan Hamer, unknowns (3). Photo Credit John Budge.
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Photo: 1957 Surfers cooking on camp fire at Yallingup Beach. L-R Des Gaines, Jim Keenan, unknown, Laurie Burke, Bernie Huddle & Artie Taylor. Photo credit Jim Keenan.