Red Bluff Lookout
The short walk trail from the parking area to the lookouts is sealed and easy going. Other features visible from here are Red Bluff Beach, Jake's Point, the mouth of the Murchison River and Meanarra Hill. Just north of Red Bluff is Wittecarra Creek, believed to be the site of the first permanent landing of Europeans in Australia. In 1629 the Dutch East India trading vessel Batavia was wrecked on the Abrolhos Islands, southwest of Kalbarri. Following the wreck a small group of mutineers massacred 125 of the surviving men, women and children. Whilst most of the ringleaders were executed, two of the conspirators, Wouter Loos and Jan Pelgromm, were landed on the mainland, near the mouth of Wittecarra Creek. Their ultimate fate is unknown.