Camping Spots around Karratha
In and around the City of Karratha, there are several natural based camping locations for you to enjoy. Cleaverville, 40 Mile Beach and Miaree Pool, are natural camping areas and, apart from the natural boat ramps and the sullage disposal points, there are no facilities available. It is important to take plenty of drinking water with you as there is none available on site and to remove all rubbish when you leave.
Fees apply during peak season (1 May to 30 September) and need to be paid in advance to the City of Karratha caretaker on site.
The maximum length of stay during peak season is 28 days. No fees apply during the off season (1 October to 30 April). However, the maximum length of stay is 3 nights per 28 days.
Where to find Camping Spots
Located 26km northwest of Karratha on the way to Roebourne, Cleaverville is a popular spot for overnight or day trips with a number of secluded locations ideal for camping. Many locals and visitors are attracted to the various beach fishing locations including the mouth of Cleaverville Creek. A public boat ramp is accessible at the western end of Cleaverville Beach for small marine craft. A variety of marine wildlife including turtles, are also often sighted in and around Cleaverville.
40 Mile Beach
Located 56km south of Karratha, 40 Mile Beach Camp is an ideal location for anyone seeking a natural coastal camping area. The bay offers not only quality fishing but also protection for those wishing to cool off in the tranquil waters.
Miaree Pool is only a 20 minute drive away from Karratha in Western Australia, approximately 30 kilometres on the North West Coastal Highway. A lovely spot for swimming, Miaree Pool offers a picnic area, car parking and plenty of shady spots for relaxing on the river bank.
To get there, take the turn off located about 200 metres north of the Maitland River bridge. You will find the picturesque clear water pool just a few hundred metres east of the bridge.