Cliff Head is a free nature-based campsite located on the Indian Ocean Road between Leeman and Dongara.
These sites are beautifully located among limestone cliffs and the turquoise water that this coastline is noted for.
Update: Effective from 22 March 2021, the Shire of Irwin has implemented paid camping. This means fees will be applied to all camping along Indian Ocean Drive in the Shire of Irwin. Ratepayers in the Shire of Irwin, are entitled to 10x nights camping at no charge each year. All other visitors will be charged $20 per vehicle per night. For more information online, see www.irwin.wa.gov.au
There are three camping sections – Cliff Head North, Cliff Head South and Cliff Head Central. Campers can stay for three nights within a 28-day period at no charge.
Cliff Head Central is the largest of the three sites and includes eco-toilets, an undercover area with sink, benches and tables and a communal fireplace.
Cliff Head South is the smallest of the three sites and located inside a lovely sheltered cove. The site has eco-toilets but no other facilities.
The beaches can get quite weedy, depending on the season and conditions. However, in nice weather, like I had here, it’s a great place to spend a day or two. Dogs are welcome too.
Access to the site is via a gravel road from the Indian Ocean Drive. The sites can be accessed by two wheel drives and are suitable for large caravans.
The Shire of Irwin has done a fantastic job in providing these sites for free. Please support them by buying locally.
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