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Put your feet up on a Yorke Peninsula beach

Go camping on the Yorke Peninsula

The peaceful surrounds of the Yorke Peninsula are perfect for those wanting to get away from it all. You can choose from more than 50 campsites.

Go camping on the Yorke Peninsula

Your alarm clock is an unbeatable mix of crashing waves and twittering birdsong. Your breakfast is only a baited hook away. Welcome to camping on the Yorke Peninsula. 

Head to Innes National Park and its several campgrounds. Surf beaches, historic ruins, clifftop walks and sandy coves are just some of the natural attractions. A fee applies to enter Innes National Park, so remember to display your permit. 

Camping at Watsons Beach, Yorke Peninsula

Set-up camp at the beach and experience the Yorke Peninsula's stunning surf and sea.

Camping grounds

On the Yorke Peninsula, there are many other bush camping options including The Gap, The Bamboos and Tiparra Rocks. Fees apply and you'll need to display your permit. Bring your own water, firewood and a telescope too because the night sky is amazing.

Pondalowie Bay has 50 campsites, suitable for car-based camping, caravans and motorhomes. You’ll find toilets and shared barbecue facilities, but campfires are banned. Bring plenty of water and wood to Wauraltee Beach near Port Victoria and Barkers Rocks near Minlaton.

Yorke Peninsula also has 30 caravan parks that offer camping facilities. Remember, campsites are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fishing spots

There are plenty of great places on the Yorke Peninsula where camping and fishing go hand-in-hand. Around the foot of the peninsula there’s Burners Beach, Foul Bay, Swincers Rock and Gleesons Landing. Burners and Swincers both have toilet facilities and boat ramps. You’ll need to bring water and firewood.

Other places to try are Kemp Bay, Mozzie Flat and Sturt Bay. Kemp Bay is a popular fishing spot. Goldsmith’s Beach near Edithburgh is also great for fishing and Troubridge Hill is not far away. 

Hillocks Drive at Butler's Beach is perfect for bush camping. The long coastline provides great hideaway spots, along with campsites, toilets and rainwater.

Download a free copy of the Yorke Peninsula Fishing Guide.

Yorke Peninsula - from coast to coast

Trade city life for dazzling beaches, historic ruins, clifftop walks and sandy coves. Hit the waves at Innes National Park or hit the fairway at Copperclub at The Dunes.

Go fishing and boating on the Yorke Peninsula

The Yorke Peninsula is the perfect place to relax and go fishing. No boat? No problem! Local fishing charters operate from various spots off the coast.