Experience …Events in Esperance New Year’s Eve (January)
…Unique places Esperance Stonehenge
Esperance 721km south-east of Perth
Esperance Stonehenge is an impressive monolith and the only full scale replica of UK’s Stonehenge. Appreciate the atmosphere as you stroll among the giant sarsens erected from Esperance’s own pink granite. This Stonehenge boasts a vista of the Recherche Archipelago and surrounding farmland. Tea, coffee, soft drinks and ice cream available. Lake Hillier, Middle Island This 'bubble gum' pink lake is a cause for fascination but Middle Island holds a greater mystery with the ruins of Australia’s rumoured pirate Black Jack Anderson’s camp. The island is located off the coast of Cape Arid and can be visited by boat, helicopter and plane. Contact Esperance Visitor Centre to discuss the best option for you and arrange a booking. Southern Port Tour Get a backstage tour of the Esperance Port. See the ships up close and learn about our imports and exports that contribute to Esperance’s prosperity. APEX conduct the tour at 1:30pm every Saturday, jump on the bus for a donation.
Discover the great outdoors in beautiful Esperance situated in isolated splendour, surrounded by stunning national parks, on the south-east coast of Western Australia. One of the few remaining places on earth where you can often enjoy a beach all to yourself, Esperance boasts spectacular beaches of white sand and crystal clear water, remote camping wilderness experiences, and fantastic fishing and 4WD opportunities. Bordered by the stunning Esperance Waterfront, the Esperance town centre offers unique retail with specialty crafts stores, markets, cafes, facilities, tourism attractions, free wifi and much more. Esperance Visitor Centre Dempster Street
Kicking off a new year in style! You can expect to enjoy activities on the foreshore, fireworks over the bay and multiple music events to bring in the new year. There is something happening for every age group to love. Australia Day Celebration (January) Esperance is the perfect place to celebrate being Aussie, you can spend the day at the beach or get involved in the celebrations at the Adventureland Park which includes, live music, market stalls, activities and a civic ceremony. French Weekend (July) Bastille Day is an opportune time for us to celebrate our French Connections! Celebrations usually include a Tour dé Esperance cycling race, French markets and a French movie at the Bijou Theatre. Esperance Districts & Agricultural Show (October) The best way to experience what the Esperance Region has to offer as a farming hub. See up close the sheep, cattle, poultry and machinery that are a part of the local industry and meander through stalls promoting local businesses, organisations and products. Soak up the excitement of side show alley or you can dream big while wandering through the vintage cars and caravans. Edge of the Bay (November) A community event hosted on the edge of the Esperance Bay at the Skate Park. Feature events include an Australian Skateboard Federation certified skate competition and a live music performance. It’s the ideal time of year to spend time outside and the event is peppered with an array of community activities.
Esperance WA 6450 Tel: (08) 9083 1555 or 1300 664 455 Email: email@example.com www.visitesperance.com Free Wi-Fi at Visitor Centre
Can you keep a secret? Esperance is the best kept secret destination of Western Australia but don’t let that worry you, the locals are keen to share their paradise with you. And its amazing surroundings provides a fascinating mix of local history, heritage, and breathtaking natural beauty.
1 Explore the Great Ocean Drive’s stunning coastline 2 Bubble gum pink Lake Hillier found on Middle Island 3 Feel the magic of Esperance's Stonehenge replica 4 Spectacular views along the Cape le Grand walk trail 5 Discover Esperance’s vibrant arts scene, Cannery Arts Centre
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