Dongara Town Oval is open on trial, Western Australia

Dongara, Western Australia - Image by Kylie Bessen
Dongara, Western Australia - Image by Kylie Bessen

Did you know the Shire of Irwin reopened the RV Overnight Stay at the Dongara Town Oval for a trial period of up to 12 months, due for review by August 2022?

Dongara Denison is a beautiful area in Western Australia, we loved our visit here. It is great to see more campgrounds under consideration by council.

Dongara Town Oval RV overnight stay map - source Irwin Shire Council
Dongara Town Oval RV overnight stay map - source Irwin Shire Council

The site will cater for self-contained RV/Caravans only at a rate of $10 per vehicle with Patrolling Officer to visit daily to collect fees via cash or eftpos. A maximum of one night stay is permitted.

Council states: There is NO FREE CAMPING within the Shire of Irwin.

Please only camp within designated camping areas or at local accommodation sites such as caravan parks.

Cliff Head Central, Western Australia
Cliff Head Central, Western Australia

Camping fees at $20 per vehicle per night will apply to all camping along Indian Ocean Drive within the Shire of Irwin. Camping is permitted for a maximum of three nights per visit.

Previous updates on the Dongara Port Denison camping are here, including the Cliffhead, Freshwater Point and Knobby Head campsites .

Located on the Coral Coast about 360 km north of Perth – find them in the Camps Australia Wide App and guides.

Image of Dongara by Kylie Bessen

Knobby Head, Western Australia
Knobby Head, Western Australia

Find these sites and more nearby in the CAMPS guide booksnew CAMPS Pendium boxed set and CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App.

Knobby Head, Western Australia
Knobby Head, Western Australia

ALSO NOTE

Patrolling Officers will conduct regular patrols and on-the-spot fines may be issued. An officer will be available onsite to take camping fees via EFTPOS and Pay Stations are located at Cliff Head, Freshwater Point and Knobby Head for cash and voucher payments.

Campfires are NOT permitted during the total fire ban months of October through to April each year. Please keep yourself up to date by visiting dfes.wa.gov.au for current fire bans and restrictions.

Knobby Head, Western Australia
Knobby Head, Western Australia

Collecting firewood from the campsite surrounds is prohibited so please ensure you bring enough from home or purchase firewood locally.

Pets are welcome but need to remain on a lead within the campsite. Please be mindful of fox baits that may be set in nearby bushland areas. Dog waste bags are offered throughout the Shire and waste should be disposed of each time in the bins provided

Maximum vehicle speed through the Indian Ocean Drive campsites is 8 km/per hour.

Please respect the fragile dune system by using designated tracks only.

Use of generators is welcome between 8am and 10pm.

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