Thistle Cove, Esperance

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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Thistle Cove is best known for its intriguingly sculpted granite boulders, including a "whistling" rock that captures the sound of the wind. This secluded small bay features a sandy beach fringed by sloping granite rocks and backed by freshwater wetlands. In addition to swimming, snorkeling, diving, and surfing, visitors often go for a bushwalk to the nearby Lucky Bay, which provides rewarding views over rugged headlands sloping steeply into the ocean. Amenities include a picnic table. Add Thistle Cove to your Esperance travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Esperance tour itinerary planner.
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  • This is a nice little beach. Good for swimming (no lifeguard) & a great outlook. Worth the park admission fee on it's own. 
    This is a nice little beach. Good for swimming (no lifeguard) & a great outlook. Worth the park admission fee on it's own.  more »
  • Proceeding on Lucky Bay Rd, about 1 Km before arriving at Lucky Bay, there is the detour to Thistle Cove. A short stretch of paved road of less than 1 km that ends with a loop where there are a... 
    Proceeding on Lucky Bay Rd, about 1 Km before arriving at Lucky Bay, there is the detour to Thistle Cove. A short stretch of paved road of less than 1 km that ends with a loop where there are a...  more »
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  • The best beach at Cape Le Grande National Park in my view. Absolutely beautiful. Hidden gem.
  • One of my less favourite beaches in the Cape Le Grand National Park. But never the less, it offers decent views of the cove and the walk to the cove itself is lined with shrubs that have flowers, insects, birds and reptiles. Found this skink on the walk to the cove.

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