Ravensthorpe Range Information
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 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 of 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.
Ravensthorpe is a seven hour drive south east of Perth and is well worth visiting for its rich geology as well as the myriad of native flora and fauna species unique to the region.
Hamersley Drive Heritage..
The Hamersley Drive Heritage Trail Scenic Drive offers a picturesque tour of the Fitzgerald River..Dance Cottage Museum
The Dance Cottage Museum is based on local history from the late 1800s. It includes farming..Hopetoun Ravensthorpe Railway..
There are several alternative walks on the Hopetoun Ravensthorpe Railway Heritage Walk Trail..Old Smelter
The Old Smelter in Ravensthorpe operated between 1906 and 1918, smelting gold and copper ingots. It..Archer Drive Scenic Drive and..
Archer Drive Scenic Drive and Lookout in the Ravensthorpe Range provides a picturesque scenic drive..John Forrest Memorial
John Forrest (1847-1918) was a surveyor who made several expeditions into the centre of Australia...Culham Inlet
Culham Inlet, just west of Hopetoun, is a land locked estuary that offers exceptional fishing..Ethel Daw Scenic Drive
The Ethel Daw Scenic Drive is a 30 kilometre heritage trail. Allow yourself one to two hours. Drive..Mount Short Scenic Drive
The Mount Short Scenic Drive is a 40 kilometre scenic drive for those with four wheel drive..The Deck
The Deck Gallery Gift Shop is situated in the heart of Hopetoun on the coast of Western Australia..