Cleaverville Camping Area

Private Campground - Western Australia


Cleaverville is a popular spot for camping or day trips - just 20 minutes north-west of Karratha. 

Cleaverville features a number of ideal sites for camping and day trips, and great fishing sports off the beach and at the mouth of the Cleaverville Creek. The camp area offers a natural boat ramp, public toilets for day users and sullage disposal points. Bring plenty of drinking water as there is none available on-site. 

Camping season: 1 May to 30 September

Fees apply during the camping season and are to be paid in advance to the City of Karratha caretaker on-site. Camping fees are subject to change and are based on a per night tariff, with discounts available for longer stays. 

A current list of camping fees is available at A maximum stay of 28-days applies within any three month period. 

Off season: 1 October to 30 April 

No fees apply during off season. However, the maximum length of stay is three nights per 28-days. 

Campsite Closure

The campsite can be closed at any time should the safety of the campers be threatened. During the cyclone season (November to April) the camp sites will be closed from the Blue Alert until the all clear is given again. 

Conditions of Camping

  • Caretakers, rangers and Police are authorised officers and as such, their lawful direction must be followed
  • No potable water available on-site
  • Each campsite must have a chemical toilet; on-site toilets are for day users only
  • Sullage disposal points are available
  • During camping season, check in with the caretaker to be directed to a suitable site
  • Camp only within the existing camp sites
  • Site must be left tidy and clear on departure
  • Bins are for household rubbish only; rubbish must be placed in the bins or removed
  • Wrap and bin fish offal;  do not discard in the water or around the beach and camp areas
  • Bring your own firewood for cooking fires; no existing foliage to be damaged
  • No open fires of any kind on very high or higher fire danger days
  • Antisocial behaviour is not tolerated
  • Dogs are permitted under provisions of the Dog Act 1976
  • Be courteous with the use of generators; switch off between 10pm and 6am
  • Drive only on existing tracks; watch for wildlife, vehicles and pedestrians.

A paid ($16 per night/$92 per week) beach-side campground. 13 km variably corrugated dirt road from the NW Coastal Highway. Good facilities. Marked camp sites in the main campground with more isolated sites also available. No shade and the ground is a little uneven. Facilities include a well maintained drop toilet, dump point and bins. Good Telstra and Optus reception but no TV. Maximum stay during peak season is 28 days. No water so bring your own. Scenic views to beach and hills. Close to Karratha for fuel, food and water.
Unpowered Site $16.00
Per Site, per night (2 Adults) - from