About this campground
Amherst Point is a small campground adjacent to a recreation zone of Ningaloo Marine Park.
Bookings are essential and can be made up to 180 days (approximately six months) before arrival and for one campsite only. The maximum stay in any park is 14 nights if any night is during Western Australia public school holidays, 28 nights at any other time.
If you are an outdoor education provider, licensed commercial tour operator or are organising an event (friends, family and other social groups camping together does not constitute an event), contact Parks and Wildlife Service Exmouth District Office to discuss your requirements.
Five soft sand surface campsites.
All campsites are unpowered.
Check campsite details and the campground map carefully when booking.
This campground has no facilities.
A chemical toilet dump point is located approximately 4km away.
Campfires when conditions permit and in campers’ own portable, self-contained fire rings only. Usual permitted season: April - October.
Bring your own firewood. Collecting firewood and kindling is not permitted in national parks and other conservation reserves.
Dogs are permitted. They must be controlled on a leash at all times.
Generator use is permitted.
No toilets provided. Bring and use a portable chemical cassette toilet. Use the dump point 4km away or carry waste out of the park for disposal in an authorised dump point.
Carry all waste out of the park. No bins provided.
Private, unlicensed all-terrain vehicles/quad bikes (ATVs) and other off-road vehicles are not permitted in Nyinggulu Coastal Reserves.
A per person camping fee applies. There is no vehicle entry fee for Nyinggulu Coastal Reserves.
Camping fee must be paid by Mastercard or VISA when booking.
No booking fee.
A fee may apply if you cancel or remove dates from a booking. Stricter conditions apply for peak periods
Drinking water is not provided.
No personal hygiene facilities are provided.
December to April can be extremely hot and the risk of bushfire can be very high.
November to April is tropical cyclone season.
Storms are common between May and October throughout WA.
Nyinggulu Coastal Reserves is in very remote Australia.
Ensure you have sufficient supplies (including water, food, fuel, medication and first aid), and equipment and clothing appropriate for the conditions before travelling.
Be prepared for an emergency. For alerts, warnings and advice go to: Emergency WA
Plants, wildlife and fungi
Visit the Atlas of Living Australia for a list of species recorded within a 5km radius of Amherst Point Campground.
We recognise and acknowledge Baiyungu, Thalanyji and Yinigurdira people as the traditional owners of Cape Range National Park and adjoining Ningaloo Marine Park. We are proud to be in joint management with the traditional owners to look after these special areas for future generations to enjoy.