About this campground
Shelter Bay is a medium-campground on the beach in Shark Bay World Heritage Area.
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.
A limited number of campsites are reserved for the exclusive use of passengers on the Dirk Hartog Island barge. These campsites cannot be booked online. Contact Parks and Wildlife Service Steep Point Ranger Station (Edel Land National Park) to make a booking.
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), contactSteep Point Ranger Station (Edel Land National Park) to discuss your requirements.
Sixteen campsites on, and in dunes behind, the beach. Campsite sizes vary. Small boats can be launched from the beach, or anchored in close to shore, directly in front of some campsites only.
All campsites are unpowered.
Check campsite details and the campground map carefully when booking.
No-flush pit toilets.
No campfires at any time.
Dogs are not permitted.
Generator use is permitted at all campsites between 8am-9pm only.
Do not empty chemical toilet waste into campground toilets. Carry waste out of the park for disposal in an authorised dump point.
Carry all waste out of the park. No bins provided.
A per person camping fee and a per vehicle park entry fee apply.
Camping fee must be paid by Mastercard or VISA when booking.
Vehicle entry fee may be paid when booking, on arrival at Edel Land (proposed) National Park or by purchasing a park pass and is required for motor vehicles only. Payment is not required for trailers.
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-flush pit toilets are the only personal hygiene facility
December to April can be extremely hot and the risk of bushfire can be very high.
Storms are common between May and October throughout WA.
Edel Land (proposed) National Park 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 Shelter Bay Campground.
We recognise and acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of Edel Land National Park (proposed).