The town of Ravensthorpe is surrounded by ancient rocky ranges, rugged river valleys, vast sand plains, rare animal species and historical mining sites. Visit in spring and you’ll also be treated to an awesome display of Western Australian wildflowers. Stop and enjoy the town’s facilities, including a rest area, public toilets and barbeque facilities in Jubilee Park on Morgan’s Street.
There are many places to spend the night. Choose from hotel and motel rooms, backpacker accommodation, a caravan park with chalets and a campground, see www.fitzgeraldcoast.com.au for information.
Fitzgerald Coast Visitor Guide
The Shire of Ravensthorpe produces a visitor guide for the Fitzgerald Coast. To get your own copy, download the PDF here.
The Ravensthorpe Range lies to the north and east of the Fitzgerald River National Park in the far south of Western Australia. Take the opportunity to explore the outstanding natural beauty and biodiversity of this pristine bushland, which boasts more eucalypts than anywhere else in the world.
The Fitzgerald River-Ravensthorpe Range area is classed as one of the world's 'biodiversity hotspots'. Aspiring botanists and plant lovers will be captivated with more than 1,800 beautiful and rare species of flowering plants, as well as the multitude of lichens, mosses and fungi.
The Ravensthorpe Range comprises 40 kilometres of low hills, adjacent to the town of Ravensthorpe. Visit the two lookouts to admire the spectacular views of the ocean, surrounding countryside, diverse landscape and small towns. Conventional vehicles can access the range via two of the access roads, though a four-wheel drive is required to access the Range Top Drive.