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Story: Hopetoun
Episode: 6
Presenter: Chrissy Morrissy
Air Date: 27 June 2021

Did you know that Fitzgerald River National Park has more wildlife than any other national park in the state? Chrissy takes a walk through the stunning park and pops into the quirky town of Hopetoun for some comfort food.

  • The Fitzgerald River National Park is one of the larger national parks in Western Australia. It has 330,000 hectares of unspoiled wilderness located on the Australian coast.
  • Access to the park is available via Hopetoun on Hamersley Drive, which is a sealed road from Hopetoun right through to the Hamersley Inlet.
  • Within the park are found nearly 20 percent of Western Australia’s flora species.
  • Hopetoun is open 7 days a week. Visitors can restock at the shops, and there is a huge choice of dining options.
  • Hopetoun is located 30 minutes from Ravensthorpe.
  • Food options include; Christine’s Kitchen, Shipwrecked Bakery, Simon’s Café Markets, the historic Port Hotel, and the General Store.
  • Hopetoun is a family-friendly town, with a bouncy pillow, beachside/national park camping, fishing, hiking, clean, fresh air, sandboarding down the dunes, beach buggy.
  • Visitors can take walking trails through the mountain ranges, including the East Mt Barren and Hakea Walk Trails.

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