Cape Arid National Park
|Cape Arid National Park|
Yokinup Bay, Cape Arid
|Area||2,794.46 km2 (1,078.9 sq mi)|
Cape Arid National Park is an
Its coastline is defined by Cape Arid, a bay called Sandy Bight and, further east, Cape Pasley.
The first European to discover the area was the French Admiral
Bay whaling was conducted by Thomas Sherratt at Barrier Anchorage in the 1870s. John Thomas also seems to have had a bay whaling operation in the 1860s at Thomas's Fishery.