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Cape Arid National Park

| 125 Km E of Esperance, Esperance, Western Australia 6450, Australia
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Way off the beaten track

If you think some of the beaches in Cape Le Grand National Park have too many visitors then Cape... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
ReginaScoop
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Perth, Australia
Hidden Paradise

Cape Arid is one of Esperance’s treasures, a beautiful spot to explore for the day or camp for... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
RoundupCT
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Esperance, Australia
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| 125 Km E of Esperance, Esperance, Western Australia 6450, Australia
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

If you think some of the beaches in Cape Le Grand National Park have too many visitors then Cape Arid National Park is the place to go. My husband and 7-year-old daughter were bush camping at Alexander Bay in Cape Le Grand NP and we...More

1  Thank ReginaScoop
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Cape Arid is one of Esperance’s treasures, a beautiful spot to explore for the day or camp for several days on isolated white sandy beaches. A 4WD essential for beach driving, remember to check tides and drive in and out on low tide. Cape Arid...More

Thank RoundupCT
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The wife and myself decided to take a look at the beautiful scenery that is the Cape Arid national park and its beaches and were blown away by the wonderful sight of six whales sun bathing in Tagon bay about 100m off the beach. 4x4...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Cape Arid is a further drive from Esperance but also less crowded because of the extra drive than Gape Le Grand. It is best to try only one of them per day as two gets a little rushed. On the day we travelled we were...More

1  Thank justinthebyrner
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

One of the most mind blowing places I've ever been. Didn't see a single other person for almost 2 days whilst out here, and had multiple times where it was just me and my friend with an entire beach to our selves. Need to be...More

1  Thank Coley N
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Whilst staying in Esperance for a couple of days I decided to venture slightly further afield than normal. I jumped in my little 4x4 and headed for Cape Le Grand National park. I found that a 4x4 was not needed as all roads within the...More

2  Thank Ian A
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Couldn't get a campsite in Le Grandre NP so ended up heading to cape arid for a look and we were so happy that we did! No power(or lighting), showers or hot water at the campsites but the beaches were amazing! Bit too cold for...More

1  Thank Sophie B
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Accessible only by 4WD, 3 hour drive east of Esperance into the Great Australian Bight. We travelled in with 2 other vehicles. It's a comfortable 1 hour drive from Esperance on a road (sealed then dirt), followed by 2 hour drive on 4WD track. Yes...More

6  Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

Really wonderful to travel through this park before the big fires. The beaches are incredibly white and the sea so blue. the rock formations are spectacular and there are not too many people around. very pleasant and a great drive.

1  Thank Suzanne818
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

A truly remote but beautiful part of the South Coast of WA,where you can drive on beaches with hard white sand and blue waters,and be the only inhabitants in this special location

1  Thank Prest0n26
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Response from ReginaScoop | Reviewed this property |
Hi Paul, Yes it’s possible to get to Thomas River in a 2wd. The roads can be a little corregated but they are wide and fairly straight. Beach access will not be possible though. There are also several beaches you can get... More
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