Campsites: Camping & Caravans

In Albany, Western Australia

There are some incredible places to camp along the Albany Coast. From the beaches to the forests to the wilderness, you'll find the perfect camping spot for your holidays.

Birts of the South Coast of Western Australia

Here you will find a list of the campsites we're aware of in Albany Western Australia. We hope this assists your visit to the Rainbow Coast!
Most campgrounds are open year-round, but most campgrounds are extremely busy during school and public holidays. We suggest you have an alternative in case your first choice campground is full when you arrive!

We have provided as much information as possible but we recommend contacting the people responsible for each individual campground for current availability, rules and rates.

At the bottom you'll also find a Campground Map and current live Weather from the South Coast. This info is provided only as a guide.

Camping is only permitted in designated campgrounds to help ensure that the special experience of visiting WA parks can continue to be enjoyed by others now and into the future. Follow the simple principles of Leave No Trace to minimise the environmental impact of your visit.

Cosy Corner Campground, Albany Region of Albany, Western Australia

The beautiful south coast of Western Australia offers many opportunities to camp in amazing natural surroundings.

Camping in Albany, Western Australia

There are many campgrounds within the Albany Region of Western Australia. Torbay, Cosy Corner and Shelley Beach at West Cape Howe are in between Denmark and Albany.

Torbay Inlet Rd Campground, (Floodgates) Torbay

Torbay Inlet WA - 40 kms east of Denmark town.
28km west of Albany at the end of Torbay Inlet Road. Turn south off Lower Denmark Road onto Perkins Beach Road, then take a left onto Torbay Inlet Road. The campground is at the end of that 4km dirt road.
Free Camping.

Torbay Inlet is a very small camping area protected by coastal scrub in a peaceful location, surrounded by peppermint trees, on the banks of the Torbay Inlet.

It offers free camping up to a maximum of 7 days. 5 small caravan bays and 16 tent bays. No advance booking possible.

Dogs on a leash are allowed. Limited mobile phone signal is available. NO Fires.

The Torbay Inlet has plenty of shade where you can set up your tent, caravan or campers. It is accessible by 2WD along an unsealed gravel road, however is not suitable for larger caravans.Follow the track, next to the inlet, to the beach.
  • Public Toilets
  • Beach Access
  • Dog friendly

  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • 4WD boat launch
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Shelley Beach, West Cape Howe National Park, Albany

30 km west of Albany via Lower Denmark Rd, turn south on Cosy Corner Rd. Turn right on Coombes Rd, turn left on Shelley Beach Road and follow the signs.
2WD gravel Road - access along a narrow and steep descent onto Shelley Beach with limited turnaround if the carpark is busy.
Entry and Camping Fees Apply
Bookings cannot be made.

Shelley Beach Campsite is right on the beach! This area is spectacularly beautiful with a white pristine sandy beach, turquoise clear waters, stunning surrounds and walking trails all around.
It is a small natural coastal campsite with limited space right on the beach,
The Shelley Beach Lookout is a popular gliding launch pad, what a view!

Shelley Beach is not suitable for caravans or camper trailers. Only tents & small camper vans (without side awnings) are permitted for overnight stays. CALM administered site.Shelley Beach has a large car park set just behind the beach.

  • No dogs
  • No fires
  • No caravans or trailers
  • No buses or long vehicles
  • Drop Toilet

  • Hang gliding & paragliding
  • Fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Bibbulmun Track - walking
  • Rock Climbing

Find out more about Shelley Beach.

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Cosy Corner Beach (East), Albany

30 km west of Albany (half way between Albany and Denmark off the Lower Denmark Road. Turn onto Cosy Corner Rd, follow the signs. Sealed Road Access.
Free camping.
Maximum stay 3 nights.

Cosy Corner is a stunning coastal area with a white sandy beach, granitic headlands and offshore limestone islands.

This beachside campsite is popular, protected and secluded and is set in Peppermint woodlands and coastal heath. There are two camping areas, the upper suitable for caravans. Accessible by 2WD.
There are picnic benches and a shaded grassy area.

The islands are in the Ngari Capes Marine Park, a marine protected area conserving marine biodiversity.

  • No Fires! Within the Shire of Albany, no fires are permitted on Shire Reserves at ANY TIME.
  • Beach shower
  • Composting toilets
  • Dog friendly
  • Bins
  • Picnic Table

  • Boat launch
  • Snorkelling
  • Fishing (Be aware of daily bag limits, minimum legal sizes and other regulations)
  • Swimming (generally sheltered and is popular for swimming)
  • Bibbulmun Track - walking
  • Diving (Stunning reefs and drop-offs that are home to a myriad of colourful marine animals)

Find out more about Cosy Corner.

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Bettys Beach, Manypeaks

17 km South of Many Peaks, 50km East of Albany. Turn off South Coast Highway on to Homestead Road for 9 km. Next Bettys Beach Road for 5 km. The last part is all gravel road.
It is 2WD accessible, however there is an extremely steep access road with small turn around areas. Located between Two Peoples Bay and Normans Beach. Follow the signs.
Free camping

This beautiful coastal health campsite has direct access to the beach and spectacular coastal views. The two quiet and secluded camping areas are accessible by 2WD.
Durning the professional salmon fishing season from 15 February – 30 April camping closed.

  • Toilet
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic bench
  • No power or water
  • Bins
  • No caravans
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
Bettys Beach Campground, Manypeaks, Albany Australia

Norman's Beach, Manypeaks

49 km east of Albany at Manypeaks, reached via the South Coast Highway, Homestead Rd and Norman's Beach Rd.
Free camping.

This foreshore camp site is protected and shady and provides a secluded beach setting under Peppermint, Eucalyptus and Melaleuca trees and surrounded by coastal scrub. There is a walk track and steps to the beach.
Maximum stay 3 nights.
2WD accessible, however is not suitable for large caravans due to smaller turn around areas and limited camping sites.
  • Bore Hole
  • Caravans
  • Dog friendly

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Walking

East Bay Road Campground, near Two People's Bay National Park

52 km north-east of Albany. On East Bay Rd, the site is off Bettys Beach Rd via Homestead Rd, off the South Coast Hwy.
The access road is steep and there is limited turning space so it is not suitable for caravans or large campervans.
Free camping.

East Bay Camping is secluded and set within Eucalypt Mallee shrublands with direct access to the beach. The name mallee is derived from the aboriginal word 'mali' meaning water. Mallee roots contain fresh drinking water, a valuable resource when there is no surface water available.

This beautiful section of coastline is perfect for relaxing and appreciating the magnificent views. The beach goes on for several kilometres around the bay and its great for swimming, fishing and snorkelling.
Restricted camping sites and the basic facilities suit self-sufficient campers.

  • No caravans or large campervans
  • Toilet
  • No water, No shower, No bins.
  • Dog friendly
  • Camping on the beach is not permitted.

  • Swimming
  • Snorkelling
  • Dolphins and marine life, wildlife and birdlife.

Find out more about Two Peoples Bay National Park.

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Waychinicup Inlet Camping Area in Waychinicup National Park

60 km’s north east of Albany. Head north east along Chester Pass, then the south coast highway and turn right at Cheyne Road then Waychinicup Road.
The rough gravel entry road off Cheyne Beach Road is suitable for 2WD. Please drive carefully as the road has speed humps, is narrow in places and is subject to flooding.
Camping Fees Apply

This stunningly located camping site has around 9 campsites. It is surrounded by granite rocks and offers picturesque inland and ocean views. Camping only, limited spaces.

Nestled beside the protected inlet waters of the Waychinicup River it is perfect for swimming, fishing, walking and kayaking, you can easily launch your boat from the shore.
There is a lot of bird and wildlife in the area including parrots, goannas and possums, and beautiful wildflowers in season. The park is home to some of the rarest animals in Australia.

  • Toilet
  • No fresh water
  • No Caravans, Camper trailers or Campervans permitted to camp here.
  • No dogs
  • No fires
  • Road subject to flooding, when flooded only 4WD access.

  • Canoeing
  • Fishing (Bream, herring, skippy and King George whiting are common)
  • Swimming

Waychinicup National Park extends from Normans Beach to Cheynes Beach. It's coastline, wildlife and birdlife is truly remarkable.