Found yourself in Western Australia and want to cool down whilst sleeping under the stars? You are in luck!
With the warm weather approaching soon, you must be wondering how to make sure you can embrace your Western Australia summer holiday. Well, the answer is to set up your camp right by the water. Be sure to be sun smart by getting yourself ready with sufficient sun protection such as a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, drinking enough water and seeking shade.
We understand the sun is no joke in Western Australia, so we’ve put together information on how to prepare for your Western Australia Summer road trip on this blog.
Western Australia has an abundance of picturesque camping spots, both inland and along the coast, where you can take your friends, family and loved ones to have a fun summer holiday. It’s time to take the caravans or campers and experience our best five camping spots right by the water – the perfect set up for summer! If you don’t have a caravan or camper, but are excited to try, no worries! Check out our caravan and camper trailer here to hire.
Located next to the iconic Lucky Bay beach, Esperance, you’ll get the privilege of camping at the beach named one of Australia’s best. The site is just a few steps from the famous beach and has fifty-six compacted crushed rock reverse-in campsites. Each site has a spacious area and is equipped with showers, flush toilets, communal kitchen and gas barbecue. It is best to plan your stay in this campground because
If you plan to visit Fitzgerald River National Park this summer it’s always good to set up your camper/caravan in the Four Mile Campground for a few nights. Located inside the Fitzgerald River National Park, the site is very lush and provides you with a quick access to the stunning Four Mile Beach and a short walk to Barrens beach. Another reason why this site is so popular is because it’s located only 10km west of Hopetoun. This means it’s easy for you to pick up groceries, or to explore more places like Mason Bay, Starvation Bay and Munglinup Beach.
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Located on the edge of Lake Beedelup and surrounded by the magical Karri Forest, RAC Karri Valley Resort is ready to cool down your summer. Just 25 minutes’ drive from Pemberton, the resort offers a brand new campground with powered, unpowered, and en-suite options. It is the best place to stop and park your campers/caravan for a few days whilst you explore the towering Karri trees, climb the Gloucester tree or enjoy a range of resort activities like canoeing, trout fishing, mini-golf, mountain biking, craft classes and many more.
For an absolute magic campsite right near the beach, Sandy Cape is the answer. Located 10km north of Jurien Bay, the site is situated in the white sand dunes and the spectacular sheltered bay offers great swimming, snorkelling, sandboarding and fishing. There are 88 unpowered campsites for individual campers and large caravans that you can access with 2WD or 4WD vehicle. From this site you can continue your journey to the north and reach the iconic pink lake in Port Gregory and Kalbarri National Park.
● Camping fees:
Adult: $20 per night for 2 adults & 2 children & $3 per additional adult
Toilets, showers, sheltered gas BBQ and sheltered picnic tables
Two-wheel drive, but be aware, the beach driving is four-wheel drive only
Another spectacular campground for this summer located in one of the state’s most iconic national parks is Cape Range National Park, Exmouth. The national park provides you with 11 beachfront campground to choose from to suit your needs, and is the gateway to the magnificent Ningaloo Marine Park. Your stay here will be memorable with the beautiful coastline as your backyard and easy access to swim and snorkel amongst the coral and enormous array of marine life.