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Point Ann Heritage Trail, Fitzgerald NP

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 1.5 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

This is a short and easy walk which follows part of the original rabbit proof fence. It offers superb views over Point Charles Bay and is an excellent whale watching route in season.

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The road into Point Ann is corrugated and may be closed after rain.

Trail Start

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Point Ann, Fitzgerald River National Park, 550km south east of Perth

Trail End

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Point Ann Fitzgerald River National Park, 530km south of Perth

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Located in Fitzgerald National Park, Point Ann marked the start of the rabbit proof fence and there is a section of the fence still to be seen on this trail. Point Ann was also the site of mallet loading onto long boats in the 1920's.   During winter southern right and humpback whales may be spotted in the bay.   This is an easy walk on a defined path, with information boards along the route.

Point Ann picnic area offers BBQ's, large covered areas and seating for groups on platforms for whalewatching.

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+61 8 9776 1207

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Time / Duration

Up to 1 hour

Length

1.5km loop

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Point Ann, Fitzgerald River National Park, 550km south east of Perth

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Trail End

Point Ann Fitzgerald River National Park, 530km south of Perth

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Bush Walk

Grade 2

No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km. Suitable for families with young children.

Hazards & Warnings

The road into Point Ann is suitable for 2 wheel drives, but is unsealed and corrugated. It is often closed after rain.

Facilities

Excellent picnic facilities at Point Ann suitable for large groups
Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions campsite nearby at St Mary's campground.
Accommodation available at Quaalup Homestead Wilderness Lodge nearby.
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Coach Parking
  • Lookouts
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Telephone for Disabled
  • View Platform

Best time of year

January to December

Fees

National Park fees

Trail Access

Road or bus to Bremer Bay, 500km from Perth. Road to trail. May be closed after rain.

Prohibited Items

Pets, fires
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