In 1826 the first European settlement in Western Australia was established in Albany but Aboriginals have lived here for at least 20,000 years. There’s dozens of heritage places in a small area near the port.
Bremer Bay is supposedly surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in Western Australia and we’d planned walks in the area but the weather was atrocious. With temperatures around freezing, continuous rain and winds gusting over 60kph we spent all our time inside our warm cosy campervan.
Friday 27 August: Bremer Bay to Ravensthorpe 210km
Ravensthorpe is one of those small towns we liked straight away – beautiful old pub, streets filled with local wildflowers, free camping, great fish n chips from the servo and of course the fabulous silo art.
Between Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe there are several landmass changes and variations in native plants. Some of the strange wildflowers you never see in the eastern states that grow in this area:
Saturday 28 August: Ravensthorpe to Lucky Bay 270km