Top 5 camping spots in the Great Southern

Albany Advertiser

If it’s a quiet family get away you seek or a weekend packed with swimming, boating and camping adventurous, these are some of the best camping spots surrounding Albany.

Bettys beach, Manypeaks

Bettys Beach located in Manypeaks is an ideal free camping site with two camping areas. It is also possible to camp on the beach past the rocks that divide the beach and cove area. During the professional salmon fishing season from mid-February to the end of April campers are not encouraged. Facilities here include toilets and bins.

The Stirling Ranges.
Camera IconThe Stirling Ranges. Credit: Kalgoorlie Miner, Rebecca Nadge

Parry Beach, Denmark

Parry Beach is located 21 kms west of Denmark and the site is only a short distance from the beach making it an idea camping spot. Sites include flushing toilets, solar hot water male and female shower blocks, solar lighting for night use, BBQ and picnic area, bins, laundry and a boat launch. A perfect dog friendly site ideal for fishing, swimming, surfing and walking as the Bibbulmun Track runs through part of the park and along the beach. Fees Apply.

Cosy Corner

Cosy Corner is located 30 km west of Albany, off the Lower Denmark Road. This beautiful site is free and has a secluded camping area next to the beach with more than 10 sites set around the trees. There are picnic benches and there is a shady grassed area. This site has a maximum stay 3 nights and includes BBQ access, boat launch, beach shower, composting toilets and bins. This site is dog friendly and also has the Bibbulmun Track access on site.

Cosy Corner Beach in Albany
Camera IconCosy Corner Beach in Albany Credit: supplied

Mt Trio Camp and Caravan Park

Mt Trio is located in Amelup, Stirling Ranges, one hour north of Albany. The site welcomes caravans and campers - singles, couples, families and groups. There is no need to book unless you require a powered site during Easter or during school holidays. Facilities include a fully equipped camp kitchen, toilets and hot showers, laundry and a table tennis room. Small pets allowed by arrangement only.

The Stirling Ranges
Camera IconThe Stirling Ranges Credit: WA News

Cape Riche

Cape Rich is located 118 km north-east of Albany via the South Coast Hwy and Sandalwood Rd, at Wellstead. A large camping area close to the beach, the campsites are scattered through shady coastal scrub. The spot is known for fishing, swimming or simply relaxing on the pristine beach along with boating from the 4WD ramp. Bring firewood and drinking water. Generators are permitted between scheduled hours. A fee of $9 with facilities including a public toilet, cold showers, fish cleaning station and public barbeques are available. No dogs are allowed.

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