The Best Camping Spots in Western Australia

//The Best Camping Spots in Western Australia
The Best Camping Spots in Western Australia 2017-02-09T09:03:18+00:00

Western Australia is Australia’s largest state with an impressive coastline stretching over 12,500km. This means there is an array of unique national parks all over WA just waiting to be explored. Camping grounds have been set up at most of these national parks for anyone to experience the bush at its simplest.

Going camping during spring time means you will be able to come across the most beautiful blooming wildflowers of WA. Also, with the weather getting warmer why not spend some time outside of the tent at night to explore the spectacular night sky of Western Australia?

Below are some of best camping spots you can find in Western Australia:

Esperance

A beach and nature-lover’s dream, Esperance is blessed with squeaky-clean beaches, turquoise waters, untouched islands and colour-filled wildflower country.

Among its most famous beauty spots is Australia’s whitest beach, Lucky Bay – set against a stunning seascape of 110 islands of the Recherche Archipelago, even the kangaroos can’t resist lounging here.

Lane Poole Reserve

Just south of Dwellingup, covers nearly 55 000 ha of steeply forested valley slopes and undulating woodlands inhabited by abundant wildlife, including diminutive quolls and quokkas.

The Murray River runs through the reserve and its ever-changing landscape is ideal for swimming, fishing and canoeing.

Bushwalking and picnicking are other popular activities in the reserve, where spring wildflower displays delight all those who visit.

Bring your own water and firewood, as wood must not be collected within the reserve.

Cape Range National Park

Situated on the west side of the North West Cape is Cape Range National Park, Western Australia, a spectacular place of rugged limestone ranges, breathtaking deep canyons and 50 kilometres of pristine beaches.

The park covers 50,581 hectares and its northern boundary is just 40 kilometres from Exmouth. Wildlife is abundant with a variety of birds, emus, euros and red kangaroos.

Cape Range National Park offers a variety of attractions and activities for visitors interested in the natural environment.

Cape Leveque

It may be accessible only by 4WD, but this slice of paradise is worth the effort…

Few places show a greater contrast between danger and beauty than the north-western corner of Australia.

Cerulean water and white sand entice visitors to the beach where, just under the surface, sting rays, saltwater crocodiles and box jellyfish lurk. Counter to these dangers, however, Cape Leveque, about 200-oddkm north-east of Broome, epitomises the adventurer’s paradise.

Francois Peron National Park

Protecting the northern tip of Peron Peninsula is Francois Peron National Park, an impressive area of acacia cloaked red dunes and arid shrub land surrounded by turquoise water.

Most of the park is a four-wheel-drivers paradise, offering remote camping sites and access to beaches and fishing spots.

In the south is the Peron Homestead where you can explore the park’s historic past or relax in the artesian hot tub.

Busselton

Nestled in Geographe Bay, 229km south of Perth, Busselton is just three hours of Perth, Busselton has been a popular holiday spot for West Australians since the 1890s.

Beautiful beaches, excellent fishing, caves, coastline scenery, unspoiled bushland surrounds and world-class wineries are all in close proximity to this delightful seaside town.

Busselton is one of West Australias earliest settlements and northern gateway to the Margaret River Wine Region, offering a diverse range of attractions and accommodation.

Karijini National Park

Situated in the dynamic Pilbara region of WA, the Karijini National Park is located approximately 1400km north of Perth and around 80km’s north-east of Tom Price.

Karijini (formerly Hamersley Range) National Park is the 2nd largest national park in WA and is ranked in the top 5 visitor experiences for the state.

Karijini National Park is an iconic, unspoiled nature-based destination offering a unique and diverse landscape and an unforgettable West Australian outback experience. Karijini is famous for its dramatic creeks, spectacular gorges and towering sheer sided chasms up to 100 metres deep.

Denmark

Located in Western Australia’s stunning Great Southern region, is a popular holiday destination offering some of the state’s most dramatic coastlines and stunning forests.

Make Denmark and the Great Southern your next short break destination and discover the jewel in Western Australia’s tourism crown – idyllic golden beaches, turquoise waters, lush green forests and farmlands, extraordinary tours and attractions, award winning wineries and restaurants, outstanding accommodation, and amazing natural wonders.

Kalbarri

A favourite WA holiday playground

Where the Murchison River meets the Indian Ocean, Kalbarri in Western Australia (WA) is a favourite holiday playground blessed with a stunning coastline, soaring river gorges and protected swimming bays. What’s more, the weather is sunny and warm all year round making any time a great time to visit.

It takes approximately six and a half hours to drive from Australia’s sunny capital of Perth to WA’s Kalbarri region.

Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef

A marine paradise in the Ningaloo region of Australia, Coral Bay is one of WA’s (Western Australia’s) favourite holiday spots. With beautiful coral gardens just metres from the pristine white beaches of this tiny, laidback seaside town, it’s a nature lover’s dream.

It’s a great trip from Perth to Exmouth and then an hour and a half drive to reach Coral Bay. Here you’ll discover a host of land and sea adventures to suit everyone, and with beach weather all year round it’s a favourite for travellers young and old.