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About Point Ann Heritage Trail, Fitzgerald NP
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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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Up to 1 hour
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
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.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.
Hazards & WarningsThe road into Point Ann is suitable for 2 wheel drives, but is unsealed and corrugated. It is often closed after rain.
FacilitiesExcellent 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
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- All accessible parking
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- View Platform
Best time of year
January to December
National Park fees
Road or bus to Bremer Bay, 500km from Perth. Road to trail. May be closed after rain.
Prohibited ItemsPets, fires
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Point Ann LookoutA great viewing platform for whale watching
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