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ravensthorpe - what is there to do?

Esperance, Australia
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ravensthorpe - what is there to do?

hi, i'm thinking of heading to ravensthorpe for a couple of months for work, has anyone been there? do you know what i could do on my days off? i'm thinking hiking, camping, looking at wildlife etc. it looks pretty grim from the internet.

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Colorado
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1. Re: ravensthorpe - what is there to do?

I've been through Ravensthorpe and my impression is that there's not a whole lot there, but that could well be the attraction for some.

Fitzgerald River National Park is nearby, and it's certainly unique.

Esperance is less than a two hour drive from Ravensthorpe, and while it's no metropolis, it's gorgeous with loads of outdoor activities on offer.

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2. Re: ravensthorpe - what is there to do?

If you are there in winter and spring you can see whales close up in the bay at Point Anne in the Fitzgerald National park and the wildflowers are lovely too. The Cape Le Grand National Park near Esperance is fantastic with great camp sites. Avoid summer months if you can and if you are getting a car choose an all wheel drive or a 4 wheel drive.

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