Camping within the City of Karratha
region is permitted at Cleaverville and
40-Mile nature-based camping areas,
holiday and caravan parks and, when
necessary, the overflow camping area.
Camping is not permitted at Balla Balla, Miaree Pool, Hearson’s
Cove or any other public area, including town sites, parks/
playground areas, carparks, coastal areas and bushland, unless it
is a caravan park or designated camping location.
Any person found camping illegally will be issued with an on-thespot $100 infringement notice and will be moved on.
KARRATHA VISITOR CENTRE, DeWitt Road, Karratha
Ph: 9144 4600 Email: [email protected]
ROEBOURNE VISITOR CENTRE, Queen Street, Roebourne
Ph: 9182 1600 Email: [email protected]
Welcome Road, Karratha WA 6714
PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714
Tel: 08 9186 8555
Fax: 08 9185 1626
What if you see illegal camping?
Please contact Ranger Services on 9186 8555. You may only
need to supply a vehicle registration number, make and model
and location of the camper. Your information will assist the City in
Both entry fees and camping fees apply. Toilets, water, information
shelters, picnic tables, gas barbecues are available at various gorges.
No pets or animals are permitted in the National Parks.
KARIJINI NATIONAL PARK
Karijini Eco Retreat provides a choice of accommodation facilities
ranging from deluxe eco tents to campsites for visitors preferring
to take their own accommodation. There are campsites areas
available for campers, campervans and caravans. Self registration
(entrance fees applies) at two entrances, near Ranger Station and
Mount Bruce Road.
MILLSTREAM-CHICHESTER NATIONAL PARK
There are bush-style camping and facilities at the MillstreamChichester National Park. entrance. Camping fees apply in the
park and are payable at the Karratha and Roebourne Visitor
Centres or from the Visitor Information Centre within the Park
Email: [email protected]
40-Mile nature-based campsite (Gnoorea Point)
Located approximately 56kms south of sunny Karratha, 40 Mile is
an ideal spot for anyone seeking a natural coastal camping area.
The splendour of the bay offers not only quality fishing but also
protection for those wishing to cool off in the tranquil waters.
40 Mile camping ground is a natural camping area and apart
from the natural boat ramp there are no other facilities or
amenities available. Visitors are reminded to bring plenty of
drinking water, as there is no drinking water provided.
Cleaverville nature-based campsite
About 26km northeast of Karratha, Cleaverville is a popular spot
with a number of ideal sites for camping and day trips, and offers
great fishing spots off the beach locations and at the mouth of
the Cleaverville Creek.
Cleaverville Nature-Based Campsite is a natural camping area
and apart from the natural boat ramps and the sullage disposal
points, there are no facilities available. Please bring plenty of
drinking water as there is none available on site.
Camping conditions and fees
Dogs are permitted and the provisions of the Dog Act 1976
apply. Dogs must remain on leash at all times.
Check-in with caretaker during camping season – You may be
directed to a suitable site to prevent over-crowding
Camp only within the camp area and on existing sites. Do
not clear new sites. Camping is not permitted on coastal
rehabilitation works. Maintain a three metre distance between
Rubbish must be placed in bins. On-site bins are for
household rubbish only. Please take all else with you. Campsite
must be left tidy and clear of all items when you leave. If bins
are full, take your rubbish with you.
Do not leave fish offal or carcasses on the beach or land –
wrap it and bin it. Remember to fish for the future.
Bring your own water and firewood as no potable water is
available on-site and existing foliage may not be damaged.
Small cooking fires are permitted (restrictions apply). Any type
of open fire will not be permitted on very high, or above, fire
No toilet facilities on-site. You must bring your own chemical
toilet. Sullage disposal points are available for use by lawful
Please maintain a social environment. Antisocial behaviour will
not be tolerated
Vehicles must be either road-registered or off-road licensed
and helmets worn. Drive only on existing tracks and watch for
wildlife, vehicles and pedestrians.
Be courteous with the use of generators, and switch off
between 10pm and 6am.
Caretakers, rangers and police are Authorised Officers. Lawful
direction from Authorised Officers must be followed at all times.
Permission to camp may be refused for failure to comply with
any condition or Authorised Officer.
Camping season runs from 1 May to 30 September. Camping fees
apply during this time and are to be paid in advance in full to the
City of Karratha caretaker on site. Fees apply during camping
season - visit www.karratha.wa.gov.au/camping for the current fees.
Campsites can be closed at anytime should the safety of campers
be threatened. Campsites will close on cyclone status: Blue Alert
Caravan and Holiday Parks Contact Information
BALMORAL HOLIDAY PARK, Balmoral Road,
Karratha Ph: 9185 3228 Email: [email protected]
KARRATHA CARAVAN PARK, Mooligunn
Road Karratha Ph: 9185 1012
There are two 24-hour rest stops
conveniently located near Karratha;
PILBARA HOLIDAY PARK, Rosemary Road
Karratha Ph: 9185 1855 Email: [email protected]
Robe River Roadhouse between
Onslow and Karratha, and West
Peawah Roadhouse between Karratha
and Port Hedland.
COSSACK BUDGET ACCOMMODATION,
Cossack foreshore Ph: 9182 1190
DAMPIER TRANSIT PARK (3-night stay), The
Esplanade Dampier Ph: 9183 1109
HARDING RIVER CARAVAN PARK, Mundumia
Way Roebourne Ph: 9182 1063 Email:
POINT SAMSON CARAVAN PARK, Millars
Close, Pt Samson Ph: 9187 1414
THE COVE CARAVAN ARK, Honeymoon
Cove, Point Samson Ph: 9187 0199
For information on rest stops and road
closures visit www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.