Fizgerald River National Park

Summary

The national park supports a rich variety of native plants, with around 1,748 plant species found within the park's 297,244 hectares. This includes 75 plants found nowhere else in the world.

Address

Albany Highway, Albany, Australia's South West, WA, Australia

Type of Place

Landscape

Opening Hours

Office Hours 8.30 to 4.30 Weeekdays

Story

Fizgerald River National Park

Located in the south-west of Western Australia, an internationally recognised 'biodiversity hotspot', the Fitzgerald River National Park is one of the most important reserves for plant conservation in Australia.

The national park supports a rich variety of native plants, with around 1,748 plant species found within the park's 297,244 hectares. This includes 75 plants found nowhere else in the world and around 250 plants that are considered rare or geographically restricted.

The national park is rich in plants from the Myrtaceae family (including Eucalypts and Melaleucas); Fabaceae family (including Acacias, Gastrolobiums and Daviesias); Proteaceae family (including Banksias, Hakeas and Grevilleas); and Ericaceae family (including Leucopogons).

Fitzgerald River National Park is located around 420 kilometres south-east of Perth between the towns of Bremer Bay and Hopetoun. It is the 106th place included in the National Heritage List.

Is this place open to the public?

Yes

Contact Details

Name for This Place

WA Department of Parks and Wildlife

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Last updated: 05/07/2016

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