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Perth to Broome Drive


Campervan Touring Information

Dampier and Karratha, Australia


Dampier to Port Hedland - 262 km | 3.5 hr
Dampier to Ningaloo - 500 km | 5.5 hr
Dampier to Broome - 860 km | 8 h 45 m
Dampier to Perth - 1,530 km | 15 h 45 m

Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia
Dampier Archipelago, WA. Photo: filminwesternaustralia via IG

Free Camping between Port Hedland and Karratha

Dampier Archipelago

The Dampier Archipelago is the richest area of marine biodiversity known in Western Australia with coral reefs, sponge gardens, seagrass and over 650 fish species. Sea turtles nest on the beaches. East Lewis Island has the largest Hawksbill rookery in the world. Dugongs, dolphins and humpback whales swim in the waters. Rock wallabies and quolls inhabit the islands and migratory wading birds feed and nest here.

Dampier, Australia
Dampier, Australia. Photo: johnnyutah29 via IG

Things to do in Dampier Archipelago

Dampier has a Coles supermarket, a bowling club, a sailing club with a happy hour and a restaurant (non-members welcome), and a memorial to Red Dog, a famous pooch from the 70’s who lived his life hitchhiking around Western Australia’s north. A movie was made about him.

Karratha, WA
Karraha, WA. Photo: crackerjackpaddlesports via IG
Dampier, Australia. Photo: tracey_heimberger via IG
Dampier, Australia
Swinging at sunset. Dampier, Australia. Photo: thebrowntribemama via IG

Campervan Camping in Dampier

Discovery Parks Pilbara Karratha is a BIG4 caravan park in Karratha. Facilities include hot showers, swimming pool, camp kitchen, BBQs, dump point, laundry, playground, WiFi, 
RATES: $38 for two. $15 for additional adults.

Next stop Ningaloo Reef

Karratha. Photo: markmclarenphotography via IG
karratha sunset
Karratha sunset. Photo: sophiawildgrube via IG
Gallah in Karratha. Photo: tracey_heimberger via IG

Map of the Broome to Perth Drive

Western Australia Road Trips

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Campervan Hire Depots

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Heart of Reef Shuttles, 48-50 Carlo Drive, Cannonvale, Queensland 4802 Phone: 1800 216 223


20 Noble Avenue, North Gate, Queensland 4013
Phone: 1800 216 223


440 Sheridan Street, Cairns,
Queensland 4870 Phone: 1800 216 223


273 Elizabeth Street, Coburg,
Victoria 3058 Phone: 1800 216 223


23-25 Erskine Rd, Caringbah,
Sydney, NSW 2229 Phone: 1800 216 223


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Australia (Free): 1800 216 223
Europe (Free): 0800 888 222 88 (land line only)
Int: +61 7 4081 3100
Main Office in Cairns
Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Open for Pickups)
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