Towns in Australia

Exploring Australia, town by town

Hopetoun WA


Postcode: 6348

Hopetoun is a town on the south coast of Western Australia in the Shire of Ravensthorpe. It is located at 33°57’S 120°07’E. It was established in 1900 as a coastal town servicing the Phillips River Mining District, and named after the 7th Earl of Hopetoun and first Governor General of Australia, John Hope.

Located 588 km south of Perth and 50 km from Ravensthorpe, Hopetoun is a small and attractive seaside village located on the shores of Mary Ann Harbour (it was originally known as Mary Ann Haven or Harbour) which is becoming increasingly popular as a low key get-away-from-it-all tourist destination.