Hogging the most land area of all the states in Australia, it’s no surprise Western Australia offers some of the best camping spots in the country.

Whether you’re looking to spend days in the surf or make friends with the local wildlife, these top campgrounds in WA will have you planning your next night under the stars in no time.

 

 

Honeymoon Pool Campground – Wellington National Park

Honeymoon Pool Campground, Wellington National Park

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Located on the banks of the Collie River in Wellington National Park, Honeymoon Pool Campground is the perfect spot to spend those balmy summer days. Popular activities include swimming, bushwalking, canoeing, and kayaking. Or simply kick back with your favourite book and take refuge under the shade of overhanging peppermint trees. This tranquil riverside camping spot has something for everyone – honeymooners or not.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Wood and gas barbecues
  • Picnic Tables

You Should Know

  • You have to supply your own drinking water
  • Pets are prohibited
  • Bookings essential

 

Yallingup Beach Holiday Park – Yallingup

Yallingup Beach Holiday Park, Yallingup

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Looking for a campground with a view? Pack your camera (or your camera phone), because Yallingup Beach Holiday Park is one photographic camping destination, offering beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see. Beachside camping at its best, you can spend your days swimming, snorkelling, and surfing. There are also plenty of walking trails, lighthouses and caves to discover. And if you’re in the mood for a glass or two, the Yallingup Holiday Park is situated within the Margaret River wine region, making it a great base for exploring local wineries and breweries.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Hot showers
  • Laundry facilities
  • Barbecues
  • Small camper’s kitchen
  • Kiosk for basics (milk, bread, ice, bait, etc.)
  • Internet access

You Should Know

  • Dogs allowed during ‘pet friendly’ season (1st May – 30th November)
  • Bookings essential

 

Peaceful Bay Caravan Park – Peaceful Bay

Peaceful Bay Caravan Park, Peaceful Bay

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From the moment your feet hit the grassy grounds of Peaceful Bay Caravan Park, you’ll understand just how worthy it is of such a name. Sitting on the coast between Walpole and Denmark, this picturesque camping spot is a nature lover’s dream come true. Here you can swim in the blue waters, reel in some whiting, or get your blood bumping on the 4WD tracks. There’s also plenty of flora and fauna to enjoy at nearby Walpole-Nornalup National Park.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Hot showers
  • Camper’s kitchen
  • Barbecues
  • Kiosk for basics (milk, bread, ice, bait, etc.)
  • Fish filleting facilities
  • Boat launching facilities

You Should Know

  • Bookings essential

 

Dales Gorge Campground – Karijini National Park

Dales Gorge Campground, Karijini National Park

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Home to some of the most stunning natural beauty the WA has to offer, Dales Gorge Campground allows you to feel at one with nature. It puts you within easy reach of Fotrescue Falls and Circular Pool, where you can take a dip after a morning of scenic bushwalking. This natural wonder is a must-see for locals and visitors alike.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Gas barbecues
  • Picnic tables

You Should Know

  • You have to bring your own drinking water
  • Pets are prohibited
  • Bookings essential

 

Le Grand Beach Campground – Cape Le Grand National Park

Le Grand Beach Campground, Cape Le Grand National Park

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If you’re into beachside camping, Le Grand Beach Campground is sure to exceed your expectations. Host to white sandy beaches voted the best in the country, Le Grand Beach Campground is your go-to for weekend R&R, complete with turquoise ocean views. Tucked away by itself, this campground offers some privacy and quiet, where you can enjoy swimming, snorkelling, surfing, fishing, and bushwalking.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Hot showers
  • Camp kitchen facilities
  • Boat ramp

You Should Know

  • Pets are prohibited
  • Campfires are prohibited
  • No bookings – first in, best dressed

 

Rottnest Island

The Basin Beach, Rottnest Island

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If you really want a weekend escape, why not take your outdoor adventure across the ocean? The Rottnest Island camping ground is located near the Main Settlement and puts you on the doorstep of The Basin, one of Rottnest’s most famous beaches. Extra points if you can snap a selfie with a cute quokka; this protected nature reserve is the marsupial’s homeland.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Hot showers
  • Camp kitchen facilities
  • Barbecues

You Should Know

  • Bookings essential
  • Maximum of 2 sites can be booked in one transaction
  • Camping outside the camping ground could lead to a fine

 

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