Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23
The Fitzgerald River National Park, which forms the core of the Fitzgerald Biosphere, is the largest and most botanically significant national park in Australia. Recognised globally for its natural diversity, the park is one of the most flora and fauna rich conservation areas in Western Australia, home to approximately 20% of the State’s described plant species, 22 mammal species, 41 reptile species, and more than 200 bird species. More species of animals live in this park than any other reserve in southern Western Australia and it is truly a nature enthusiast’s playground. FITZGERALD RIVER NATIONAL PARK Discover A Botanical Wonderland
• Hamersley Inlet Campground. Toilet facilities, sheltered gas BBQ, enjoy close access to hiking trails, fishing and boating activities. No bookings required. • S andboarding at Hamersley Dunes located within Fitzgerald River National Park has 4WD access only. Sandboard on dunes as far as the eye can see en route to Hamersley Beach. • Four Mile Campground and Beach is a popular camping area located near Barrens Beach with easy access to Four Mile Beach. Enjoy facilities including picnic tables, gas barbecues with 15 camp sites of various sizes accommodating caravans, camper trailers, RVs and tents. Must book online. • Scenic Wildflower Walk Trails . The Hakea Trail is a 46.8km (return) spectacular and rugged coastal walk trail east of the Fitzgerald River National Park. It starts at the Cave Point car park and extends westward to Quoin Head. However, the trail can be accessed at several points along its route with markers bearing the Royal Hakea. More walk trails are available including the East Mt Barren hike and Mamang Trail.
• Head to Cave Point to get a bird’s eye view of the park’s coast from a unique lookout on the very edge of the sea cliffs overlooking the Southern Ocean, a top spot for whale watching. • Barrens Lookout, located on the eastern side of East Mt Barren, has a viewing platform with universal access. Enjoy a short walk among spectacular wildflowers overlooking Barrens Beach, Culham Inlet and Hopetoun. • E xperience Hamersley Drive & Sepulcralis Hill Lookout and be amazed by the abundant wildflowers including the endemic Royal Hakea and Qualup Bell. • Barrens Beach has 200m of squeaky white sand complemented by rocky outcrops and reef. Swim, fish, snorkel and play the day away. The site includes interpretative signage, seating and toilet facilities. A popular beach among locals. HIGHLIGHTS to see & do
JJ’S HOLIDAY COTTAGES
Orleans Bay Caravan Park
Just 90km east of Esperance, beautiful peaceful location on the beach. 6 chalets and 6 park homes. Plenty of powered and unpowered sites.
Relax in your own private patio and enjoy the sound of the rolling waves, or take a leisurely stroll on the beach nearby. Close to shopping and children’s playground. TV/DVD, reverse-cycle air-conditioning and ALL LINEN SUPPLIED. Pet friendly - dogs, cats and budgies welcome!
Lot 1 and 5 Wharton Road Via Condingup WA 6450 Tel: (08) 9075 0033 orleansbaycamp.com.au
Rates: From $170 per night T: 0402 459 915 www.jjholidaycottage.com.au
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