The wilderness enriched coastal location of Hopetoun is
located in the Shire of Ravensthorpe -
Lat: 33° 94' S and Long: 120° 11' E.
Hopetoun’s annual rainfall is around 500 millimetres (20 inches) and average temperatures are between 15°C and 28°C in Summer, 8°C and 18°C in Winter.
The growing local economy is based on primary production – wheat, oats, barley, lupins, canola, field peas, beans, wool, cattle, sheep, prime lamb – and the mining of nickel concentrate, gypsum, cobalt (byproduct) and copper (byproduct). Other industries include honey, goats, fish, aquaculture (yabbies), wildflowers and tourism.
Local Community Facilities & Services
All your personal and recreational needs are catered for between the localities of Hopetoun and Ravensthorpe. Schools, banking, postal and health services. We have a General Practitioner residing in the area in addition to the 14 bed Ravensthorpe Hospital.
Sporting, church and community groups welcome new members. You can enjoy an exciting social life and meet new people through activities such as football, netball, basketball, tennis, hockey, golf, bowling, swimming, motor cross, horse riding, boot scooting, fishing, art and craft, theatre group, country women’s association and playgroup (to name just a few....)
Retail, convenience and hospitality businesses including cafes, bakery, hotel, supermarket, chemist, fuel station, car wash and other retail outlets can be found in Hopetoun and the nearby town of Ravensthorpe.