Caravan Park is centrally located between Perth and Esperance and between
Kalgoorlie and Albany in WA’s Great Southern region. Ongerup is a small farming-based
community that is nestled between the Stirling Range & Fitzgerald River
National Parks and the home of the Yongergnow Mallee fowl Centre. Ongerup
Caravan Park is the perfect spot for a relaxing stopover. Before continuing
on with your travels and the ideal base to explore the surrounding area.
The pet friendly Park
offers travellers Camping and Caravan Sites as well as Onsite Accommodation. Situated just off the main highway, the quiet and peaceful park
with lovely views across the surrounding countryside, is easily accessed by all
sized caravans and RV’s. There are two onsite vans available and a range of
powered and un-powered sites suitable for tent campers, caravans, motor-homes and
big rigs. They have drive through sites too if you don’t want to
unhitch. The large gum trees provide shaded areas and there are plenty of
spots in the sun to make use of your solar.
The amenities are clean and
well maintained with all the facilities listed below. A feature of the park is
the in-house camp kitchen, dining and lounge room area where you will feel
like you’re back at home. Situated in the house, you will enjoy the cosy fireplace
on those cold winter nights and relaxing in front of the TV catching up on the
news or your favourite shows.
If you’re travelling without
a van or want a night or two out of the tent Ongerup Caravan Park also offer
clean and comfortable accommodation with full access to house camp kitchen, lounge, dinning,
wood fireplace, television, laundry facilities, hot showers, toilets and BBQ
There is a children’s
playground less than 2 minutes’ walk from the park to keep the kids happy
and a Co-Op shop, roadhouse, tyre service centre, post office and the
Ongerup Hotel are all close by and within walking distance.
Ongerup Caravan Park and look forward too welcoming all Caravans Camping to their tranquil park. When you are staying here, they
will strive to make you feel at home. They are also more than happy to pet sit
your fur baby if you choose to explore the National Parks close by.
HOW TO GET THERE
Ongerup is 1/2 km off the main highway with plenty of signs to
get you to park. Located at the corner of Walker and Lamont Streets, when you
turn at Lamont Street, you will see the welcome sign right at the front. You
can also see the sign from the Highway.
Site access is easily visible and accessible. Drive in and park
up or park beside the house and see the owner.
FEES & BOOKINGS
Fee is from $15/night per site (up to 2 people) for Unpowered Site, no water hook up
$25/night per site (up to 2 people) for Powered and water hook up Site.
Laundry Top Loader Front Loader
THINGS TO DO
Explore Stirling Range National Park take one of the many
walking tracks too Bluff Knoll and see the sites. If you love hiking and
mountain climbing this is a great place to explore. Plenty of bird life to be
seen on the Bluff Knoll walking tracks. Did you know it snows on Bluff Knoll!
Mt Trio bush walks is also a must do. Let’s not forget the world-famous
Fitzgerald River National Park Bio-Diversity System. WA`S beautiful Wildflowers
can be seen here plus so many types of Orchids can be found.
Bremer Bay is a coastal town
situated on the south coast is only 1.5 hr drive from the park. Albany is also
a good day trip, regarded as one of the most incredibly beautiful and diverse
coastlines in the world. Lake Grace is only 1.5 hrs away. Gnowangerup is 40 minutes
from here with the Ned Kelly statue right beside the Gnowangerup Hotel. Two
hours to Wave Rock.
Yongergnow Mallee fowl Centre
This Award-Winning Centre is a must-see for visitors to the
area. It offers a unique adventure into the Mallee environment and the
endangered Mallee fowl. Run by the community, the centre boasts a world
class multi-media interpretive display, a children’s play corner, a retail shop
for souvenirs, a cafe and so much more. There are guided tours through the
centre and around the two aviaries that house the Mallee fowl.
Ongerup and Needilup District Museum
Set up to reflect the early settlers’ lifestyle with the primitive machinery
they relied upon as well as household appliances and a natural display. The
museum also has an Aboriginal and early settler native food and medicine
display as well as a replica Mallee fowl mound. Museum can be opened upon
Ongerup Wildflower Display
The annual botanical event is held during late September and early October at
the Ongerup/Needilup District Museum with 400 to 500 specimens of stunning
local wildflowers and orchids.