The Wheatbelt is a region within Western Australia’s Golden Outback and is home to Wave rock. As it is only a short drive from Perth, WA’s capital it makes for a perfect family getaway. This is the perfect experience of Australian pioneering history and outback pubs, with an abundance of campgrounds and farmstays it’s the perfect place for your next Crikey holiday.
Here’s our top camping locations within the Wheatbelt region…
Back to Nature Caravan Park
Located in West Gingin, and is just an hours drive north of the metro area. It is within a 30 minute drive from the towns of Gingin, Yanchep, Two Rocks, Guilderton, Lancelin, Seabird and Ledge Point.
Powered and unpowered sites are available along with ablution and laundry facilities.
Baladjie Rock is a granite rock formation located approximately 42 km north of Westonia and approximately 55 km north west of Southern Cross in the eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia and is part of the Baladjie Lake Nature Reserve.
The campground offers 8 caravan bays and a group camping area with room for approximately 30 campers. Facilities available are toilets, gas BBQs and open ring fire pits (fire wood provided).
Congelin Campground is the only place visitors are permitted to camp with in the Dryandra Woodland area.
Koorda Native Flora Reserve – Campground
Located 14km east of Koorda on the Mulji Road, BBQ and Picnic facililties are on site as well as walk trails and a toilet. This reserve has a large collection of varieties of flora native to the Koorda area including the “Koorda Rose”.
Sandy Cape Recreation Park
Sandy Cape Recreation Park is a very popular white sandy beach campground situated in a small, sheltered bay perfect for water activities. Located 10kms north of Jurien Bay in the Shire of Dandaragan. To the north and south of this campsite there are some excellent 4WD tracks.
Unpowered sites are available along with ablution facilities.
Wandoo Woodland Bush Camp
Wandoo Woodland Bush Camp sits on the edge of the Darling Scarp, adjacent to the Wandoo National Park and Mt Observation. Only a short drive from the historic Saint Ronan’s Well and the town of York, it is the largest bush block of its type in Western Australia, less than an hour’s drive from Perth.
A basic bush camping site. There are no amenities or potable water available. Dogs welcome but must be on a leash at all times.
Just 35 minutes from the Swan Valley, Chittering Acres farm is situated on 700 Acres of stunning rural property offering spectacular views over Lake Chittering and the Chittering Valley.
Pucker Farm Animal Sanctuary
Pucker Farm Animal Sanctuary is situated on a 138 acre farm, the farmhouse being one of the original pioneering buildings in Kondinin dated back to the beginning of the 1900s. It is on a high spot of Kondinin, with vistas extending out to Kondinin Salt Lake & the surrounding golden fields of wheat.