Camping

Hamersley Inlet

There are a number of camping options within the Fitzgerald Coast. As a road less travelled destination, that can be found tucked between Esperance and Albany on the southern coast of Western Australia, you have the choice of camping sites within the Fitzgerald River National Park or at coastal locations east of Hopetoun. The most popular camp grounds within the National Park is 4-Mile Camp ground, which is located near Four Mile Beach and a short stroll to Barrens Beach. Also popular with visitors with a preference to be close to the beach or if travelling with a pet are the picturesque coastal locations of Masons Bay and Starvation Bay camp grounds.

Whether you wish to stay in a more traditional caravan park or set up in a bush camp environment, the choice is yours. Hopetoun and Ravensthorpe are RV friendly towns, there is FREE 48 hour camping for FULLY SELF-CONTAINED vehicles only as prescribed by CMCA guidelines: Self Contained Vehicle PolicyBush Camping CodeLeave No Trace .

FREE 48 HOUR RV SITES

The Ravensthorpe RV friendly site is located opposite the BP Roadhouse on Morgan Street and the Hopetoun RV site can be found on the Southern Ocean Road and within walking distance to the town centre.

HOPETOUN FACILITIES 

A dump point is located at Senna Road opposite Wavecrest Village. Potable water for campers and caravans can be sourced at McCulloch Park near the Hopetoun Jetty end of town.

RAVENSTHORPE FACILITIES

A dump point is located in Dunn Street next door to the Ravensthorpe Community Resource Centre. Potable water is available at the Information Bay on the corner of Morgans Street and Queen Street adjacent to the BP Roadhouse.

CAMP SITES MASON BAY & STARVATION BAY
(Shire Operated)

In recent years Mason Bay and Starvation Bay campgrounds have been upgraded to provide more camp sites and toilet facilities for camp goers and is an area targeted for ongoing improvements by the Shire of Ravensthorpe.

The family friendly campgrounds are very popular amongst visitors and locals alike, with VAC swim being held at Starvation Bay during January. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on leads.  There is also a dumpsite located at both campgrounds.  Camp fires are permitted within the fire rings located at each site except during periods when a total fire ban has been declared but you must bring your own wood. Sites are $15 per night per site cash only (please bring correct amount and to be placed in the envelopes provided). No bookings required with sites available on a first in basis. Usually from mid-November through to April each year a Camp Host manages both sites.  For the latest visitor information including updates on road conditions please Like and Follow us on Fitzgerald Coast Facebook.

Mason Bay - Photographer, Dene Bingham 

Starvation Bay - Photographer, Dene Bingham

FITZGERALD RIVER NATIONAL PARK CAMPING

Hamersley Inlet

Enjoy close access to the inlet for all of your hiking, boating and fishing activities. The camp ground is managed by the Shire of Ravensthorpe, only $15 (cash only) per night per site and no need to book, with toilet facilities and a sheltered gas BBQ. No fires, dogs or pets permitted in the National Park and park entry fees apply. For the latest visitor information please Like and Follow us on Fitzgerald Coast Facebook.

Hamersley Inlet - Image by Instagrammer @themazdawanderer

Four Mile Campground  

A very popular camp site managed by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) in an idyllic part of the Fitzgerald River National Park, located near Four Mile Beach and short stroll to Barrens Beach.

There are picnic tables and gas barbecue facilities and a hot water shower. Bookings are essential and can be made via the Parks and Wildlife website.  To book, please click - Here

Fees are: $15 adult per night, $9 concession card holder per night, $3 child per night (over 5 and under 16 years) which is in addition to park entry fees.

No fires within the National Park. No dogs or pets permitted.

Four Mile Campground Amenities - Photographer, Dene Bingham

St Mary Inlet (Point Ann) Fitzgerald River National Park West

Located just within the far western boundary of the Shire of Ravensthorpe and accessible by 2WD near the town of Bremer Bay, the campground is an ideal place to base yourself if you plan on visiting the Point Ann lookout. Managed by Parks and Wildlife, the campground fees are: $11 adult per night, $7 concession card holder per night, $3 child per night (over 5 and under 16 years). Park Passes are required.  It is strongly recommended if planning a visit to Point Ann that you check the latest road condition report prior to travelling as roads may be closed with no warning especially after wet weather conditions to avoid the risk of spreading dieback.

This site is quite basic with no facilities, you will need to bring your own water. No fires within the National Park, no fires or pets permitted.

caravan parks

You have the option of two caravan parks in Hopetoun and one in Ravensthorpe to choose from.

Hopetoun Beachside Caravan Park

Hopetoun Beachside Caravan Park

Recently under new management, the caravan park is an idyllic peaceful, coastal location in the heart of Hopetoun's town centre and just a short stroll to local shops, pub and cafes and the must do for the kids: the bouncy pillow in McCulloch Park.  Settled on a point, with beautiful mountain ranges of the Fitzgerald River National Park as your backdrop, camp goes have access to west and south facing beaches where you will always find a good spot for swimming, beach fishing or exploring the reef. With a range accommodation options (powered sites, unpowered sites and cabins), the family and dog friendly caravan park also provides free WiFi. To book or find out more call (08) 9838 3096 or see Hopetoun Beachside Caravan Park.

Wavecrest Tourist Park

Situated only 3kms from the pristine waters and seaside town of Hopetoun, it is the perfect location to base yourself to explore the botanic and natural wonderlands of the Fitzgerald Biosphere with the entrance of the Fitzgerald River National Park just a few minutes away along the sealed Hamersley Drive or about 30 minutes drive to the Ravensthorpe Ranges. The Australian Accredited Tourist Park is surrounded by nature reserves in a rural setting and provides modern park facilities which is complimented by a contemporary bar and bistro, bottle shop and Food To Go (takeaway). 

Wavecrest Tourist Park accommodation options include: large powered sites for caravans, RVs, motorhomes and campervans (with drive through sites available) and chalets. Sites are not suitable for tent camping. To book or find out more call (08) 9838 3888 or see Wavecrest Tourist Park.

Green Haven Tourist Park

Green Haven Tourist Park

Situated within the Ravensthorpe townsite, close to all amenities, this well shaded and spacious Tourist Park with a grassy area for campers is set within a relaxing bushland environment.  A great place to base yourself to explore the botanical wonderland and rich geology of the Fitzgerald Biosphere being central to the Fitzgerald River National Park and the Ravensthorpe Range. It is also well positioned to visit Wave Rock and the beautiful beaches of Hopetoun and Esperance.

Green Haven Tourist Park offers: large powered sites for caravans, RVs, motorhomes and campervans, camp sites for tents, camp kitchen and self-contained King and Queen chalets wi outdoor settings and ensuite rooms. To book or find out more call (08) 9838 1050 or see Green Haven Tourist Park.