May 9, 2024

House Beach is the next area to the East of Cape Riche and extends to the mouth of the Eyre River (right).
“The river was named in 1850 by the explorer Francis Thomas Gregory after the explorer John Eyre, who crossed it in 1841 on his expedition from Adelaide to Albany”

The river only flows for around 15-20 kilometres from South of Wellstead (the turning off point from the South Coast Highway) but at present has an insufficient flow to reach the beach and flow into Cheynes Inlet.

Our walk (clockwise), finds and features along the way:

Eyre River

By Keith

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