With an impressive coastline stretching over 12,500 km, Australia's largest state, Western Australia, is a total camping and caravanning nirvana. It features an array of unique national parks, most of which have campgrounds set up. From untouched islands with turquoise waters to rugged limestone ranges and deep canyons, the Western Australia landscape certainly caters to all.
If you're thinking about travelling to the Golden State but not quite sure where to go, we've come up with a list of must-see camping spots for you to visit!
Lucky Bay, Esperance
Some of you may know Lucky Bay as the home of the beach kangaroos and turquoise water, and you're right! The Esperance hot spot is one of Australia's most well-known beaches because of it's pristine coastline, clear blue water, pure white sand and friendly wildlife. Being a 'hot spot', Lucky Bay can fill up quickly so make sure you get in early!
The Holland Track
The Holland Track is not for the faint-hearted. It's a 290km, four-wheel drive and camping adventure leading you through Western Australia's outback. The track usually takes 2-3 days to complete and is only accessible to well prepared 4WD travellers.
Bremer Bay, Esperance
If you're looking for somewhere to kick back and relax in the sunshine, Bremer Bay is the place. If you are a creature of comfort there are two caravan parks in town however, the best camping lies on the beaches east and northeast of Bremer Bay itself. Accessible by four-wheel drive only, you can set up camp right on the beach. Swim, fish, snorkel or, just sit back and completely relax.
Kooljaman, Cape Leveque
Kooljaman is best described as an off-the-grid wilderness camp located on Native Title land. Sustained by solar power and local bore water, the campground is Proudly 100% Indigenous Owned and has been developed in line with the community's aspirations and their inherent knowledge of the land. Surrounded by a diversity of natural wonders, breathtaking coastline, marine life, and wildlife, Kooljaman is a truly unique camping experience.
Honeymoon Pool, Wellington National Park
If you're looking for a little weekend escape, Honeymoon Pool is the perfect place to go. Situated about 2 hours from Perth, the campsite is surrounded by a beautiful national park and boasts bushwalking trails, nearby four-wheel driving tracks, secret pools, firepits, and communal BBQ areas. With so many activities available around the area and close to the city, Honeymoon Pool is a great spot to spend a long weekend.
Stirling Ranges National Park
Surrounded by ridge walks, wildflowers and orchids, native animals, trails and nestled amongst the Stirling Ranges National Park is the Stirling Range Retreat. The retreat sits at the foot of Bluff Knoll and features accommodation styles to suit everyone from camping, right through to cabin and motel stays. Don't forget to pack your hiking boots. Bluff Knoll is a round trip of about 6 km and takes three to four hours to complete.