Caravanning and Camping

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.

Caravan parks

  • Beach Retreat Tourist Park
    30B Old Bass Highway, Wynyard (03 6442 1998)
  • Leisureville Holiday Centre
    145A Old Bass Highway, Wynyard (03 6442 2291)
  • Somerset Beachside Cabin and Caravan Park
    15235 Bass Highway, Somerset (03 6435 2322)
  • Waratah Camping Ground
    12 Smith Street, Waratah (03 6439 7100)


Free 24 hour parking

Wynyard Showgrounds
59 Jackson Street

Self-contained motorhomes only.  

Approval guidelines that allow Council use of this site permit only self-contained motorhomes. We are not able to accommodate caravans (including self-contained), tents and campervans at this site.

For a list of public camping options in the surrounding areas contact the Wonders of Wynyard (link to contact details on contact us page)


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.