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WELCOME TO the FITZGERALD Biosphere

An internationally recognised Biosphere Reserve and undiscovered wilderness it is Western Australia's Best Kept Secret!

Hamersely Drive, Fitzgerald River National Park

The Shire of Ravensthorpe is located within the Fitzgerald Biosphere Coast region, and is the year-round gateway to one of the largest and most botanically significant National Parks in Australia!

Discover over 1,800 varieties of wildflower species, ancient mountain ranges, rocky hills, rugged river valleys, estuaries and large inlets which provide the area with a wealth of natural beauty.

Take in the stunning scenery, swim at the most beautiful remote beaches and watch the vivid sunsets. Hopetoun lies on the shores of the beautiful Mary Ann Haven on Western Australia’s Fitzgerald Coast overlooking the East Mt Barren in the Fitzgerald River National Park.

Experience the history both Ravensthorpe & Hopetoun has to offer.  Venture out and go four wheel driving or trail bike riding on the famous Ravensthorpe Ranges that surround the town, while discovering a variety of wildflower species significant to the area. Wildflowers can be found all year round but are most abundant in Spring.

Ravensthorpe Visitor Centre & Museum

Call into our Visitor Centre in Ravensthorpe for brochures, printed maps and information on walk trails, what to see and do during your visit or to purchase National Park passes or local products. The Visitor Centre which is run by a group of dedicated volunteers is also home to the Ravensthorpe Museum with entry to the museum by donation.  Don't forget to write in their Visitors Book during your next visit. 

Visitor enquiries: (+61 8) 9838 1191
86 Morgans Street (corner of Andre and Morgans St opposite the large lollipop),
Ravensthorpe Western Australia  6346
Regular hours: Open Mon - Fri, 10am - 4pm

For group bookings, please call ahead.

Visitor Information - Hopetoun 

Visitor information is available in the self-service Visitor Information Hub located within the Hopetoun Community Centre. Here you will find information about the local campgrounds, drive trails, attractions and events and you can pick up a copy of the Fitzgerald Biosphere Coast brochure as well as maps of the local area and surrounds. In addition visitors are provided with an easy to use digital touchscreen of all the local information and the friendly staff from the Hopetoun Community Resource Centre are on hand to assist when required and can also assist you if you need to purchase a National Park Pass.  They also stock a variety of local products, books, gifts and souvenirs, so take the time to check them out when you visit.

Visitor enquires can also be directed through the Fitzgerald Coast Facebook page, by email: visit@fitzgeraldcoast.com.au or by calling 0400 499 267 during office hours, Monday to Friday.

46 Veal Street, Hopetoun 6348
Open Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm
Closed Public Holidays

Fitzgerald Biosphere Coast, WA

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For marketing and industry enquiries please contact the Tourism Officer during office hours:
Ph: (+61 8) 9839 0000 or 0400 499 267
46 Veal Street, Hopetoun
Western Australia  6348