Guess you’ve never heard of this out of the way bit of land that pops out the turbulent Southern Ocean twenty miles from Isrealite Bay in Western Australia. We once sailed past it on our way to Albany, so this time we were keen to explore Daw Island, especially after an ex-tuna fisherman friend told us that Daw Island once had a tuna processing ship stationed there during the fishing heyday of the 70s.
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What makes Daw especially important are not the sea lions and Eagles, nor the huge numbers of Death Adders inhabiting the treeless monolith, but rather its remote location at the entrance to the Australian Bight. Scenically beautiful as you will see in this walk we took to its highest peak.