Paid Camping

camping in the shire of irwin

Coastal Nodes

Effective Monday 22 March 2021, the Shire of Irwin implemented paid camping with fees applied to all camping along Indian Ocean Drive within the Shire of Irwin.

If you are a ratepayer in the Shire of Irwin, you are entitled to 10 x nights camping at no charge each financial year. All other visitors will be charged $20 per vehicle per night.

Ratepayers can obtain camping vouchers by contacting the Shire Administration Office in person or by calling 9927 0000. Vouchers can be collected in person or posted to the ratepayer's residential address.

For  any further enquries, please contact the Shire of Irwin on  9927 0000 or email 

Paid Camping

RV Overnight Stay

The RV Overnight Stay at the Dongara Town Oval caters for self-contained RV/Caravans only, at a rate of $10 per vehicle with a Patrol Officer visiting daily to collect fees via cash or EFTPOS.

A maximum of 1 night stay is permitted. 

Please respect other visitors and residents during your stay and make use of the rubbish bins and dump point facility provided. 

For further information including directions, please click on the links to brochures below or contact the Shire of Irwin Administration & Visitors Centre on 9927 0000. 

Camping Info

Camping information

Shire of Irwin Camping Brochure 

    Open Campsites

    Open camp sites 

    • Cliff Head (North and South)
    • Knobby Head
    • Freshwater Point
    • RV Overnight Stay, Dongara Town Oval, Waldeck Street
    Closed Campsites

    Closed camp sites

    • Seven Mile Beach