Camping and attractions update.

National parks and camping 

Campers are reminded that the facilities at most of the campgrounds across the State are basic. Campers need to ensure they are self-sufficient and able to maintain good personal hygiene by carrying their own handwashing equipment and materials. People are urged to continue to observe social distancing requirements at campgrounds. The four square metres of space per person rule, with particular attention to shared facilities and areas such as ablutions, sheltered barbecues and other communal areas, must be followed.

Kimberley parks and reserves

Commencing 6 June 2020, travel is permitted throughout Western Australia, including into the Kimberley region.

Access into remote Aboriginal communities remains prohibited.

Kimberley National Parks are open to visitors except:

  • Mitchell Plateau visitor locations including Mitchell Falls and Mitchell River National Park, which remains closed by Wunambal Gaambera remote Aboriginal Community.
  • Lennard Gorge access road, off the Gibb River Road is closed due to road maintenance.  

Online booking

Online bookings can be made 180 days in advance (previously 28 days). Non-bookable campgrounds will continue to operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attractions, facilities and tours

The following attractions will remain closed at this time:

Perth and Peel Region

  • Penguin Island Experience
  • Crystal Cave, Yanchep National Park 

Kimberley Region

  • Danggu Geikie Gorge Boat Tour is closed for the 2020 season

The reopening of these sites will be reassessed following further announcements by the State Government in respect to the introduction of Phase 3 and 4 measures.

For travel restriction and gathering restriction information visit: www.wa.gov.au/government/document-collections/covid-19-coronavirus-state-of-emergency-declarations

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