Gaelia Hunt rated Point Possession Heritage Trail, Albany a 5 out of 5
5km return is accurate & took us 2 hrs at a very relaxed pace.
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Built in 1988 as one of the heritage trails created to mark Australia's Bicentennial, the Point Possession HT takes you out on the Vancouver Peninsula, along two stunning beaches and towards the rock cairn marking the spot where Captain George Vancouver claimed this area for the British in 1791.
Starting along the beautiful cliffs above Whalers Cove, the walk takes you through wildflower filled woodlands and on towards the loop section that lets you walk along the pristine Brambles Beach. The climb up to Point Possession provides some of the best views of King George Sound before you head down to the picture perfect Barker Bay Beach. Be sure to bring your swimming gear in summer as there is a good chance you will have the beach all to yourself.
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Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
Whalers Cove Car Park, Quaranup Rd, 450km (5 hours) south of Perth
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
All year round
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