Unforgettable Beach Camping at Perlubie Beach, near Streaky Bay
If you’re an explorer looking for a unique and memorable beach camping experience or are just making your way through the Eyre Peninsula and need a place to stop for the night, look no further than Perlubie Beach in Streaky Bay, South Australia.
With its pristine sand, crystal clear waters, and lush flora and fauna, this stunning beach is ideal for getting away from it all and reconnecting with nature.
We had high expectations before getting there. We had read many blog posts about it and watched many Youtube videos of people that had stayed there. All the reviews were terrific, so we decided to check it out before crossing the Nullarbor.
Keep reading to find out more about this destination, and if we agree with the almost perfect reviews of Perlubie Beach you will find online.
Where is Perlubie Beach?
Perlubie Beach is located right on the coast of South Australia, nestled between Smoky and Streaky Bay, about seven and a half hours drive west of Adelaide and 15 minutes north of Streaky Bay.
The nearby town of Streaky Bay has plenty of shops and amenities, so you can stock up on supplies before heading out to camp.
In the map below, we pinned the exact location of the campground.
Facilities at Perlubie Beach
The beach camping ground offers basic toilets at the entrance (before you go into the sand), rubbish bins up the road and a few huts. But that’s all.
There are no camping areas allocated, and no powered sites are available. The beach is pet-friendly and is accessible to motorhomes, caravans, camper trailers, as well as tents.
Perlubie Beach Camping Cost
Starting on Monday, December 19th 2022, the District Council of Streaky Bay has made it mandatory for all visitors wishing to camp at Perlubie Beach and Tractor Beach campsites to book a site in advance and have their permit visible whilst staying there.
The online booking system is live; you can go ahead with your campsite bookings in the bookeasy permit system here.
Camping permits now cost $20 for Perlubie Beach and $15 for Tractors Beach.
Important further information about Perlubie Beach camping
- A limit of 20 vans will be permitted per night for camping (all unpowered sites)
- During peak periods of the year, an additional ten sites are available exclusively for locals.
- A limit of five nights has now been implemented
- Car park camping is strictly prohibited.
- Camping under the shelters is not allowed.
- Each site will be 25m in width
- All of your grey and black water must be contained properly
Perlubie Beach near Streaky Bay is a fantastic destination for travellers looking for a unique beach camping experience surrounded by natural beauty.
With a long stretch of pristine white sand and crystal clear waters, this destination was unique! We loved it and spent a nice, quiet night at Perlubie Beach.
If you are after some peace and quiet away from civilization – Perlubie Beach could be your perfect retreat!
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Wade & Dani
Hi! We’re Wade and Dani, We’re currently travelling around Australia in our 2017 Mercedes Sprinter Camper van and sharing our best experiences, stories, reviews and adventures as we go along. Make sure you follow us on Instagram @wadeanddani