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Homestead Bay


1 - 14 nights



Homestead Camping

Dirk Hartog Island can be your perfect getaway from the mainland with its untouched allure, wildlife, and unforgettable landscapes. Nestled on the east coast of Dirk Hartog is a hidden gem – The Homestead Camping Grounds. Offering an array of modern amnesties such as a camp kitchen, private firepit, hot water showers and flushing toilets – you’ll have all the comforts of home while still enjoying the seclusion and native environment of the island. And if you really want to immerse yourself in island life – The Inscription is Australia’s most remote bar and café located beachside – offering up barista made coffees and evening cocktails. Your escape to our island life paradise awaits you!

Salty's Campgrounds | Homestead Bay

The Homestead Campgrounds is the perfect location to base yourself whilst exploring the Dirk Hartog Island National Park.  As Western Australia’s largest island,  we recommend a minimum 3 night stay to explore and discover island life.  Most people stay 6 nights.

Cost Per Adult:  $28 per night

Cost Per Child:  $12 per night




  • Homestead Camp site with ocean views
  • Access to camp kitchen with gas BBQ
  • Fresh drinking water
  • Fresh Hot water showers
  • Flushing toilets


Homestead Bay 

  • The Inscription Bar & Cafe (Barista coffee & Sunset drinks)
  • Kayaks & SUP boards are available for use
  • Fuel is available for purchase however we prefer that you bring your own
  • Campfires are allowed at Salty’s Campgrounds
  • Firewood can be purchased from the Inscription Bar & Cafe

Camping Packages

Bring your own 4WD (BYO 4WD) to Dirk Hartog Island and explore the island at your own pace.  Our package deals are the best way to take advantage of discounted fares.  

Packages Include

  • Return 4WD transfers ex Shelter Bay, Steep Point
  • 2 x return adult transfers
  • 2 x adult camp fees staying at Salty’s Campgrounds

Available Packages

  • 3 nights/4 days:   $638
  • 4 nights/5 days:   $694
  • 5 nights/6 days:   $750
  • 6 nights/7 days:   $806

The above package deals are not available when staying in the National Park.  

There are only 14 ocean view campsites, bookings are essential.

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How to get your 4WD vehicle to Dirk Hartog Island


Frequently asked questions

No, all 4WD vehicle transfers are ex Shelter Bay, Steep Point.

REX ( offers a direct flight from Perth to Monkey Mia Airport. We can either arrange for airport transfers to Denham jetty for your boat ride to DHI, or a 15 minute private scenic flight direct to the Island.
If coming from Perth, the trip is 827km. We would recommend a few stops along the way! Geraldton is halfway and has a variety of accommodation options for an overnight stay.
We would recommend the Gerald, in the heart of Geraldton.  They have secure parking, great rooms and a roof top bar overlooking the Ocean.
Perth to Geraldton:  approx 4.5hrs
Geraldton – Denham: approx 4hrs

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Choose your accommodation

Exclusive Island Lodge

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