Point Ann Heritage Trail
  • Length: 1.5km

  • Duration: 0.5hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Point Ann

  • End: Point Ann

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  • Location: Fitzgerald National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 550km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -34.17072944

  • Longitude: 119.5795869

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Sandy Trail

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Point Ann Heritage Trail is a 1.5km, grade 2 Circuit hike located in Fitzgerald National Park Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 0.5hrs to complete.

Summary

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.

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 boaRoads along the route. Point Ann Picnic Area offers BBQ’s, large covered areas and seating for groups on platforms for whalewatching.  

Notes

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

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

Region: Fitzgerald National Park, Golden Outback


For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA.