Photo from Australia’s Coral Coast Website
Bluewater Campers loves seeing their owners visit the hidden gems that Australia has to offer, that is why each month we are finding some of Australia’s best kept secrets and locations for you and your family to visit with your Bluewater Camper Trailer! Whether they are caravan and camping parks with all the amenities or off the beaten track bush camping we want to uncover them all!
The Francois Peron National Park in Shark Bay Western Australia is a picturesque location with its red cliffs, white beaches, and crystal blue water. The national park is over 52,ooo hectares and is home to many flora and fauna species. Check this out Park Fancois Peron for more information.
Many areas within this location are accessible only by 4WD’s and is generally a sandy, one lane track – so care must be taken when entering and driving around the park. It is also recommended that you follow the signs and study the map beforehand as many areas house endangered Flora and Fauna.
Within the Francois Peron National Park there are at least five areas where camping is permitted and as with many national parks camping and vehicle permits must be purchased before entry. It is important to note that the tracks in and around Francois Peron National Park are known to have deep ruts and require an experienced driver, especially if you are planning to take a camper trailer as well.
It is important to note that due to the remote location of this site that many amenities will not be available, there are some toilet blocks located at the camp sites within the national park, but there will not be showers, water, or power. So, ensure you are prepared to be self-sufficient when you embark on this trip. See below a detailed document on sites within the park and key information to know. Visit Parks Dpaw site.
There are many attractions and things to see and do when visiting Francois Peron National Park. These include a hot tub dip in the Peron Heritage Precinct, Kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding at the Big Lagoon (provide your own equipment), Snorkel at Gregories, there are many lookouts with stunning views to be found and plenty of places to cast a line in or even go swimming. Just be sure to read the signs!
If you are looking for a more remote destination with a lot of scenery to be seen, then you cannot go past Francois Peron National Park. If you are looking to head off on your next trip why not plan a trip to this idyllic Western Australian location?