Emu Creek Station

Private Campground - Western Australia


The station is steeped in Australia's wool history but is now a working cattle station producing quality cattle to feed people world wide. Emu Creek has recently seen a change of ownership from the previous owners, Darryl and Joyce Penny, to Kimberley Pastoralists, the Elezovich family, in early 2017. Kurt and Nikki Elezovich are passionate about the land, their livestock and the Pastoral Industry in Northern Australia. 

Emu Creek Station was established in 1891 and covered nearly half a million acres where up to 20,000 sheep were grazed and shorn. The rich history of Emu Creek Station can be seen in the current homestead and the 12-stand Oregon Wool Shed, however, the true beauty of the station is in it's landscape and wildlife. From the red dusty gravel road, the rocky outcrops and the picturesque vista from the riverbanks, Emu Creek Station is an iconic piece of the Pilbara landscape.

Today we proudly breed predominantly Drought-Master cattle, conduct an official weather recording station and provide camping sites to the public so that everyone can experience the beauty of our surrounding countryside. 

A trip to our local supermarket is 500 kilometre round trip, so we either grow what we eat or have our stores delivered by the mail truck once a week. Our pantry has to be fairly well stocked!


  •     All sites are unpowered and all campers must be self-sufficient.
  •     Toilet and shower facilities are available. 
  •     Water is not available (or potable.
  •     Fuel is not available.

Further Information

  •     No bookings are taken. It is a turn up and we will find you a spot system.
  •     Reservations will only be taken for large group events.
  •     Pets are welcome, but must be under your control at all times. Please do not bring your pets into the homestead yard.
  •     The Emu Creek Station turn-off is just North of the Yannarie River Bridge on the North West Coastal Hwy. The camping area is a 22km drive off the bitumen.
  •     Dead wood and plant material provide homes for a variety of animals and is an integral part of the natural ecosystem. As such, firewood collection is not permitted. We suggest you bring your own firewood or you can purchase a bundle from us at what it costs us to bring in.
  •     We value all of the natural plants and animals that call our station home and would ask that you treat all living things with humanity and respect.
  •     There are no waste management facilities and we ask that you take all of your refuse with you. 
  •     No EFTPOS facilities are available.

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