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Explore Town


Visitor Centre:
The Deck
Old Post Office Building
Phone: 08 9838 3303
Visitor website:
The picturesque town of Hopetoun is spectacularly situated reaching out into the pristine Southern Ocean between two sweeping bays. Hopetoun is the main eastern gateway to the Fitzgerald River National Park with the town being just 10km from the eastern entrance with new bitumenised access roads nearing completion this Spring-Summer.
Take advantage of the vastly improved access roads, parking and picnic areas, both in the National Park and along the Southern Ocean road. Take an easy afternoon or morning drive to explore the dramatic beaches along the recently sealed coast road to the east and endless treasures to explore in the National Park to the west!
If travelling from Esperance the sealed Jerdacuttup road offers a very handy direct route from the South Coast Highway into Hopetoun.
High quality accommodation and camping opportunities are available and a new camping ground is planned to reopen at Four Mile Beach. The eastern entry point to the National Park is a perfect opportunity to explore this World renowned nature hot spot. Enjoy the special experience of the unique wildflowers, rugged mountain walks and World class pristine white beaches. Try some of the fabulous walk trails including the East Mount Barren walk, the many coastal walks and the Railway Heritage Trail. Hopetoun offers visitors a complete ocean playground popular for family holidays and is now renowned around the world as a windsurfing and surfing destination.
Many people however come to Hopetoun just to relax and take time-out, the pace of life here is perfect for that.
Places of Interest

The area is well endowed with unique flora. Whales, dolphins and seals are frequent visitors with the latter often seen basking in the sun on Seal Rock, just off the groyne.
Starvation Boat Harbour and Masons Point are only two of the beaches easily accessible by two-wheel drive vehicles in this area, offering spectacular views, swimming, fishing and scuba diving.