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Capes Long Lunch with Seashells Resort Yallingup – Book Now!

Package includes 2 night’s accommodation for 2 people staying in a 1 Bed Apartment (14-16 August) and 2 tickets to the Capes Long Lunch (North Cape) event being held on Saturday 15th August. Total value is $800 but we are offering a special price of $480 – that’s 40% off! Limited numbers so get in quick!

Package Details: Arrive at Seashells Resort Yallingup on Friday and settle in to your spacious apartment with a king-size bed, stylish ensuite bathroom, separate lounge room, kitchen, laundry and private balcony overlooking the beautiful gardens. With a restaurant and bar onsite with warm fires to site and talk about plans for your weekend away.

The bus will pick you up on Saturday morning from Seashells Resort Yallingup and you’ll visit several fantastic venues specially chosen for their warm friendly welcome. You’ll taste 4 or so of each venue’s showcase wines, then enjoy a glass of your preferred wine. There’s the promise of delicious food throughout the day with all buses coming together at a finale venue featuring live music and beer!

Returning to the resort, you’ll sleep well overnight in your luxurious apartment and be in no hurry to check out on Sunday!

For more information about the Capes Long Lunch, visit

Book online at Seashells Yallingup, phone 9750 1500 or email

Cape Long Lunch 2010

Vino Village is Back!

Vino Village Caves House 2010

Meet Drew Lawrence, Vedic Astrological Consultant, May 29 – June 16

Drew Lawrence, world-renowned Vedic Astrological Consultant, is coming to Seashells Scarborough.

This is your opportunity for a personal, private consultation or Guided Healing Meditation with Drew.

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You’re The Voice – Tourism Council WA 2010 Conference

You're The Voice - Tourism Council of WA

“You’re the Voice” Tourism Council WA 2010 Conference

18th – 20th April 2010, Burswood Entertainment Complex
Registrations are now open!

WATCH VIDEO: You’re The Voice 2010

The inaugural “You’re the Voice” Tourism Council WA conference will bring together a range of inspirational and informative keynote and guest speakers and leaders in our industry, and provide invaluable networking opportunities as we examine challenges and opportunities facing our industry in Western Australia.

A number of high profile keynote speakers have been secured for the event, which will include four panel sessions featuring topics focusing on the Future of Tourism, Tourism Branding & Marketing, Technology in Tourism and Tourism Industry Development and an exhibition area will feature businesses providing goods and services to the tourism industry.

Guest speakers will include:
Andrew McEvoy – Managing Director, Tourism Australia
Michael Malone – Managing Director, iiNet
John Spence – Owner/Director, Karma Resorts
John Anderson – Founder, Contiki Holidays

The conference opens with a poolside Welcome Cocktail Function at Burswood Entertainment Complex on Sunday 18th April and will close with Tourism Council WA’s annual Parliament House Function on Tuesday 20th April.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be inspired, informed and motivated and to voice your opinion on the future direction of our industry.

Register and pay before the 26th March and go into the draw to win a $500 Willie Creek Pearls voucher!

For further information: Please contact Hayley on (08) 9221 5556, 0401 027 161, or

Retro Rock – Scarborough Jan 2010

Saturday 30th January 2010, 6-10pm, Scarborough Beach Reserve
Free Event! Retro Rock featuring Jim Keays (Masters Apprentices)

SSA Retro Rock event

Tuesday 26th January 2010, from 8pm, Perth Foreshore
Australia Day Skyworks
The City of Perth is proud to present the country’s peak Australia Day celebration; the Lotterywest Skyworks in 2010, in association with its event partners Lotterywest, Channel Seven and Mix 94.5.
Perth hosts the biggest Australia Day celebration in the country, with between 300,000 and 400,000 people flocking to the river foreshores and vantage points to enjoy the stunning views of the Skyshow. The fireworks are synchronised to a sensational soundtrack celebrating pride in the country.
Events include an air and water show featuring a variety of aircrafts and spectacular aquatic activities on the Swan River. The Survival Concert in the Supreme Court Gardens is a national celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, performance, visual art and culture and is free to attend. B-Zone on Langley Park is presented by B-Digital and offers a great mix of technology, sport and music. Catch some of Perth’s coolest live acts.

Movember Update!

Movember – Changing the face of men’s health.

The Movember Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organisation which runs the men’s health initiative, Movember – the month formerly known as November – a moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and awareness for men’s health.

Movember 09

Seashells team Paul King (Managing Director), Gareth Thomas (Director of Operations) and Nathan Parker (Front Office Manager, Seashells Yallingup & Caves House) proudly participated in Movember this year, raising $2,400 in donations for the Movember Foundation, and extend a huge thank you to all those who generously supported us.

The Movember event is designed to raise funds, awareness and support for men’s health issues and Movember’s partners: The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and beyondblue – the national depression initiative. Many people aren’t aware that close to 3,000 men die of prostate cancer each year in Australia and one in eight men will experience depression in their lifetime – many of whom don’t seek help. Movember is now in its sixth year and, to date, has raised AUD$62 million globally for the fight against prostate cancer and depression in men, achieving some pretty amazing results. Check out further details at:

Seashells’ artists collect their life-size cows for CowParade Margaret River

Media Release
12 November 2009

Seashells’ artists collect their life-size cows for CowParade Margaret River

WA artists Emma Blyth and Kylie Porter-Rath came face to face with their most challenging canvases this week when they took delivery of their CowParade Margaret River life-size cows.

Emma and Kylie were selected by CowParade Margaret River Official Hotel Partner, Seashells Hospitality Group, to each paint a cow that will be exhibited at Caves House and Seashells Yallingup during the event, which takes place from 1 March to 27 June 2010.

These cows will be two of up to 100 being painted for exhibition, or ‘out to pasture’ around the Margaret River region in what is one of the world’s most famous public art events.

These fibreglass cows will not stay white for long. Both of the Seashells cows will be painted in in iconic West Australian imagery, with Emma’s to reflect the colours of the Kimberley, and Kylie’s inspiration – the WA Wheatbelt.

Emma said the Australian outback inspired her with it’s unique colours, remoteness and wildlife.

“My cow canvas will show cockies flying over our spectacular Bungle Bungles, kangaroos hopping over the rich red Kimberley dust and colourful wildflowers glowing in the hot sun,” she said.

Kylie said her cow would portray the beautiful West Australian Wheatbelt, capturing its symphony of abundant life.

“My contemporary style of painting is rich with detail and vibrant colour inspired by the Australian spirit – reflecting my experience and personal connection with the Australian countryside having grown up in the Wheatbelt, and travelling extensively through regional Australia.

“I think Australia is still the land of opportunity for those who are prepared to follow their dream.

Kylie and Emma both have a longtime connection with Seashells, each having artwork featured throughout each of Seashells’ 4.5 star apartments in Mandurah, Broome, Scarborough and Yallingup.

Other artists busying themselves with blank bovines include renown Australian artists Ken Done and Robert Juniper.

Visit and the Caves House and Seashells Facebook pages for updates on Emma and Kylie’s progress and for more information on CowParade Margaret River go to

Kylie Porter and bubble wrap cow Emma Blythe and bubble wrap cow 2

Seashells Hospitality Group Artists Kylie Porter-Rath (left) and Emma Blyth (right) pose with one of their bovine blank canvases and examples of their striking artwork.

Media contact:
Janine Pittaway, Bright Communications Ph: 08 94333568 Mob: 0418911796 E:

Caves House Hotel March/April Music & Events

Caves House RestaurantEarly Bird Special – Caves House Hotel Dining Room

Receive a complimentary bottle of house red or white wine to share between 2 people, when you make a dinner reservation for 6pm on Friday or Saturday nights in the Caves House Hotel Dining Room.

Experience fresh, innovative dishes coupled with an extensive wine list, in glamorous art-deco surrounds or alfresco overlooking the beautiful heritage gardens.

Book today! (08) 9750 1500.


MARCH 2009

Sunday 1 March
Steve Spouse, from 5-8pm

Sunday 8 March
IPCUS, from 5-8pm

Friday 13 March
Freya Hanley, from 7-10pm

Sunday 15 March
Soul Survivors, from 5-8pm

Sunday 22 March
John Read Band, from 5-8pm

The John Read Band has been appearing at bigger and better venues down the West coast to ever increasing and appreciative audiences. Roots, blues, funk, rock there is something for everyone and it’s so much fun.

Sunday 29 March
You, Me and Ryan, from 5-8pm
Acoustic / Blues / Folk

You, Me and Ryan is a Mandurah band that is rapidly moving forward, since their humble beginnings in mid-2008 the boys have developed an excellent reputation for a spectacular live show and have established a fanbase which is constantly expanding. With influences ranging from Johnny Cash to Coldplay, the boys are known for creating a sound that is appealing to an audience of all ages.

APRIL 2009

Sunday 5 April
Soul Survivors, from 5-8pm

Saturday 11 April
IPCUS, from 7.30-10.30pm

Sunday 12 April
The Down South Sound System – Easter Sunday Sesh
Local Acoustic Talent:
Paige Trantham + Ben Green
Swami Adima, Lok, Mandy B, B Still, Namu
Libido (Live)
Door Entry $20, VIP $10
Limited ticket sales, get in early!

Friday 17 April
Soul Survivors, from 7-10pm

Sunday 19 April
One Tiger Down, from 5-9pm
Roots Music / Jazz / Rock

The four boys first met in the jazz hallways of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) but it wasn’t until 2 years later, after diversifying into genres such as rock, roots and funk, that One Tiger Down was formed. Winning hearts and minds with their sweet collection of original material, One Tiger Down has recently completed shooting a film clip with David Smith for ‘Wise Yung Yu’ off their debut EP. The EP captures the funky grooves, intricate and tasteful drum beats and subtle harmonics of One Tiger Down and is now on radio, in stores and gaining momentum.

Sunday 26 April
Qynn, from 5.30-9pm
Experimental / Blues / Pop

WA’s BEST KEPT MUSICAL SECRET.. The pigeon holes that exist within music have always been a bad fit for “QYNN.” Recently recognised as one of the most “talented guitarists in Australia ” his show is unlike any other soloist. QYNN’S ability to sing and play guitar whilst playing digital drums with his feet simultaneously has been described by music critics as “genuinely talented” and his sound like “Neil Finn meets Tommy Emanuel.”

New Years Eve Countdown at Caves House Hotel



On arrival – Trio of Oysters
Deep fried, wasabi aioli; Natural, lemon wedges; Mint and lemon salsa

Warm poached prawns with smoky avocado and venison chorizo salsa, crisp fried tortilla
Asian duck confit with bok choy, star anise broth, sprout and herb salad
Tomato and roasted garlic risotto, steamed broccolini and shaved parmesan

Grilled Snapper fillet on mashed potato, steamed asparagus, chilli-corn salsa
Chargrilled scotch fillet steak, roasted garlic potato, caponata and rosemary aioli
Potato gnocchi, roasted pumpkin and kalamata olives, grape tomato fondant and wild rocket

Scorched mango skewers with sago pudding
Summer berry jelly and vanilla icecream

$80 per person for dinner only / $50 per person event only
$110 per person for dinner & ticket to the event
bookings essential, limited numbers

Online Ticket Purchase:
Secure site, pay by credit card or PayPal.

Enquiries & Offline Ticket Purchase:
T: 9750 1500

Caves House Hotel
Yallingup Beach Road, Yallingup WA 6282

Teddy Bears Picnic


Proudly supporting the Starlight Children’s Foundation

Sunday the 16th March is a big day for WA teddy bears, as they join their owners for the second annual Teddy Bears Picnic, in the gardens of Caves House Hotel.

The Teddy Bears Picnic, created by Seashells Hospitality Group, is a family charity event for the South West community raising funds for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. The 2008 event is set to attract over 1000 people and will support Starlight in brightening the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children and their families across Australia.

Hosted by Natalia Cooper, the day will offer an array of entertainment, including free teddy bear parades with prizes, face painting, bouncy castle and slide, petting zoo, the Punky Panda show, appearances by Captain Starlight and much more. There will also be music by The Soul Survivors and a live broadcast on RadioWest.

Food and drinks, including a sausage sizzle, will be available for purchase, or feel free to enjoy your own picnic in the garden. Mums and dads, no BYO alcohol is permitted, but drinks will be available at the Caves House Hotel bar.

Visitors will have the chance to win a family holiday to Broome by filling in the Rural Press coupon, while a plasma TV, Linneys pearl pendant and many other prizes can be won by purchasing raffle tickets on the day.

WHEN: 11am – 3pm, Sunday 16th March
WHERE: Caves House Hotel, Yallingup Beach Road, Yallingup
ENTRY: $15 for a family of four, plus $2 for each extra child (one parent and child $10)

Accommodation is available onsite at Seashells Resort Yallingup.

For more information contact (08) 9750 1500.
Teddy Bears Picnic

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