Waratah-Wynyard Council welcomes all caravans
Waratah-Wynyard Council welcomes all caravans, campervan and motorhome owners to our area. We encourage you to stay a while and enjoy the natural beauty and diversity of our region.
Beach Retreat Tourist Park
30B Old Bass Highway, Wynyard (03 6442 1998)
Somerset Beachside Cabin and Caravan Park
15235 Bass Highway, Somerset (03 6435 2322)
Waratah Camping Ground
Enquiries to Waratah Post Office/Council Chambers
2 Smith Street, Waratah
Phone: 03 6439 7100
Office hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri (closed 12.30-1.30pm)
Between April and October all enquiries about campground should be made at the Post Office during normal business hours (above).
After hours emergency only phone: 0497 611 401.
Waratah Campground Fees July 2022- June 2023 (2 adults):
Self Contained (no use of facilities): $10.50
Facilities only: $14.50
Waratah campground has a number of powered and unpowered sites in a beautiful lakeside setting within easy walking distance to town highlights, including Waratah Falls. The amenities block has toilets and shower, with a laundry with coin operated washing machine and dryer ($4 per load). There is a BBQ shelter and playground close by for the kids, as well as a lovely spot to sit and watch out for platypus in the lake!
Boat Harbour Beach
Boat Harbour Beach Holiday Park
21 Moore St Boat Harbour Beach – 0417 448 323
For a list of public camping options in the surrounding areas contact the Wonders of Wynyard or download the Caravans and Camping guide here
NOTE: Boat Harbour Beach and Sisters Beach are DAY USE ONLY areas.
Wynyard Transfer Station(outside)
Goldie Street, Wynyard
Open 24hrs, 7 days
Sisters Beach Fire Station (Behind)
Honey Suckle Avenue, Sisters Beach
Open 24 hrs – 7 days
NOTE: No drinking water available at this dump station
Waratah – Annie St
Open 24 hrs – 7 days
For details on waste transfer stations – click here)
Our local caravan parks and motels all offer pet friendly options – contact them directly for details.
Many local cafes are just as pleased to see your pet as they are to see you – offering water bowls and outside dining options.
There are a number of dog friendly beaches in our area – click here for maps.
Note: Many of our beaches are home to protected wildlife including Little Penguin colonies. Please observe signage regarding prohibitied areas, and keep your pets under your control at all times.