Free Camping at Cliff Head

Free Camping at Cliffhead

Free Camping at Cliffhead

Cliff Head is a free nature-based campsite located on the Indian Ocean Road between Leeman and Dongara.

Recently re-vamped, these sites are beautifully located among limestone cliffs and the turquoise water that this coastline is noted for.

Free camping at Cliff Head

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.

FFree camping at Cliff Head

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Free camping at Cliff Head

Seating area at Cliff Head Central

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.

Million dollar view for free

Million dollar view for free at Cliff Head South

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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11 Comments

  1. Hi Nina

    Great! Thanks for the Free Camping tip. We may camp there when we’re there with our parents. Looks like a great camp.

    Liebi Grüess & happy New Year,
    Reni

  2. Pete says:

    Great location to spend a couple of days. However, if you’re allergic to bees then steer clear! Two seperate camp sites and dpzens of them around, later found out there’s a beekeepers reserve not far away.

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