Camping in Margaret River doesn’t need to be all about overflowing, busy campsites. There are plenty of spots where you can go camping in Margaret River and be among the region’s towering Jarrah and Karri forests and lush river banks.
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Martins Tank Campground is a nice getaway when you want to escape city life but not venture too far from the metro area either. It’s a good spot for anyone seeking bush based camping without a gnarly off-road drive. Continue reading Camping at Martins Tank
If you have a dog, you’ll probably agree that camping without your four-legged bestie is not the same. So that your canine friend can join in on the fun too, I’ve compiled this list of dog-friendly campsites along the coastal stretch from Perth to Exmouth.
Continue reading The Dog’s Guide to going north – Dog friendly camping from Perth to Exmouth
Talk to anyone that grew up around Geraldton and the mid-west region and Ellendale Pool is likely to bring up nostalgic memories. Ellendale Pool still conjures up images of farm kids swinging off ropes into the river, young men and ladies on first dates and families picnicking under the shady gum trees.
Located 45km southeast of Geraldton, this natural waterhole on the Greenough River has played an important role in Indigenous and European history. Continue reading Swimming and Camping at Ellendale Pool
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. Continue reading Free Camping at Cliff Head
Coronation Beach is a campsite located about 35km north of Geraldton. It’s also one of the best windsurfing and kitesurfing spots in WA – since it’s my favourite spot I’m more inclined to say that it’s the best in the world.
In the windy season Coronation Beach is busy with wind and kitesurfers. At other times of the year, the site attracts the caravaning crowd who make this a popular overnight or weekend campground on their way further north or south. Continue reading Coronation Beach
Located near Chidlow in the Perth Hills, Lake Leschenaultia has an old world charm that offers the perfect city escape.
Lake Leschenaultia is a perfect outing for a picnic with plenty of shaded areas, BBQ facilities, a swimming beach with pontoon, canoe hire and walking and cycle trails. Children are particularly well catered for, making this an ideal family destination. Continue reading Escape the city to Lake Leschenaultia
On each of my trips to Gnaraloo, the song lyrics “this could be heaven, this could be hell’ comes ringing into my years.
To clarify, I’ve only ever made the trip to Gnaraloo 3 Mile Camp in the scorching January heat, when the southerly blows hard enough to keep everyone but the most dedicated European wind and kitesurfers far away. The earth is parched from the relentless heat and no matter what the weather is doing, you’ll bear the full brunt of it here. Continue reading Gnaraloo 3 Mile Camp – Where Desert meets the Ocean
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Last updated: March 2017
Do you love camping or caravanning but hate leaving your four-legged bestie at home? So do I. Our dog, Billie Jean loves road trips and camping as much as we do and it breaks my heart to leave her behind. I know that she would be wagging her tail the entire time and going on a trip without her just isn’t the same. Continue reading The Dog’s Guide to Margaret River – Dog Friendly Campsites and Wineries