Camping near Kalbarri

Submitted: Thursday, Aug 17, 2006 at 13:31

erekka

Hi,
We're heading up to Kalbarri for a few nights in the warmth and are trying to find somewhere to camp with our swags and 4wd that preferably isn't a caravan park.

Normally we'd stay in the national Park, but from looking at the CALM website we can't stay there. Does nayone have any freecamp or bushcamp suggestions?

rekka
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Reply By: Member - Davoe (Nullagine) - Thursday, Aug 17, 2006 at 14:03

Thursday, Aug 17, 2006 at 14:03
Galena bridge just north of the kalbarri TO os prob about as close as you can legally camp outside of a caravan park
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Reply By: SmithyWA - Thursday, Aug 17, 2006 at 23:06

Thursday, Aug 17, 2006 at 23:06
You can free camp at Lucky Bay about 50km's south of town. It is real back to basics coastal camping though. Can be windy and is very sandy.

Cheers

Smithy
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Reply By: Motherhen - Friday, Aug 18, 2006 at 00:01

Friday, Aug 18, 2006 at 00:01
You can sneak (sshhhhhh everyone - I'm sure it's not legal) down to the river just as you hit the park. You are back onto what i presume is station land when you get down past the fence. A couple of tracks; one overlooks a "maze" effect in the river rapids, with the main track going right down to a pool (some name like Hardibut pool). The spot had signs of having been well camped in on the times we went down a few years back. 4wd only track, and i wouldn't take a trailer down there. Galena Bridge is a nice spot, but too near the highway for us to overnight, and usually has a few campers at night.
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Follow Up By: Slapnut - Friday, Aug 18, 2006 at 17:45

Friday, Aug 18, 2006 at 17:45
Try Wagoe Beach, top spot.
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