Photo Gallery:

South Coast of Western Australia

The south coast of Western Australia boasts some beautiful rugged places that are mostly undeveloped, and relatively unspoiled by humans. This page contains a small selection of some of my favourite photos from between Windy Harbour and east of Esperance (excluding the Albany region, which has its own page).

Where the Warren river meets the sea
 
Salmon beach, near Windy Harbour

Where the Warren river meets the sea, by quietly sneaking through the dunes and across the beach

 

Salmon beach, near Windy Harbour

 

Winter clouds from cliffs at Windy Harbour
   

Point D'Entrecasteaux, near Windy Harbour

The cliffs at Windy Harbour provide great views of approaching weather

 

Point D'Entrecasteaux, near Windy Harbour

 

Mandalay beach and Chatham Island, west of Walpole
   

Pelicans at rush hour on Walpole Inlet

Mandalay beach and Chatham Island, west of Walpole. The lone fisherman made the beach feel crowded in comparison to others on the south coast!

 

Pelicans at rush hour on Walpole Inlet, where karri forest meets the sea

 

A winter storm approaching Conspicuous Beach
   

Wave breaking in offshore winds, near Hopetoun

A winter storm approaching Conspicuous Beach, east of Walpole

 

Wave breaking in offshore winds, near Hopetoun in the Fitzgerald River National Park

 

Unspoiled beach, Fitzgerald River National Park
   

Relics of a long disused copper and gold smelter near Ravensthorpe

Just another unspoiled beach, Fitzgerald River National Park

 

Relics of a long disused copper and gold smelter near Ravensthorpe

 

Lucky Bay, east of Esperance
   

Sunset over Fitzgerald River National Park, viewed from Hopetoun

Lucky Bay, east of Esperance. In a country well endowed with beautiful beaches, this region has some of the best.

 

Sunset over Fitzgerald River National Park, viewed from Hopetoun