About this campground
Winderabandi is situated adjacent to the Winderabandi Sanctuary Zone of Ningaloo Marine Park with access for launching small boats and kayaks from the beach (4WD only). The shoreline is a special purpose zone where shore-based fishing is permitted.
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.
Forty-nine soft sand campsites that vary in size.
All campsites are unpowered.
Check campsite details and the campground map carefully when booking.
A chemical toilet dump point is the only facility.
Campfires when conditions permit and in campers’ own portable, self-contained fire rings only. Campfires are not permitted on days of HIGH fire danger or above. Please refer to the Emergency website.
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 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 Nyinggulara National Park (ex-Ningaloo).
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
When you arrive at this campground you might be greeted by a volunteer campground host. Be sure to say 'hi' as they have a wealth of information about the area and are known for helping to create unforgettable memories for travellers.
Find out more about becoming a Campground Host.
Plants, wildlife and fungi
Visit the Atlas of Living Australia for a list of species recorded within a 5km radius of Winderabandi Campground.
We recognise and acknowledge Baiyungu, Thalanyji and Yinigurdira people as the traditional owners of Nyinggulara National Park (ex-Ningaloo).