Famous for its fresh scones, atmospheric Ellenbrae Station, located 70km east of the Kalumburu turn-off, offers cheap campsites and quirky stockmen cabins.
- Ellenbrae Station
- Eighty Mile Beach Caravan Park
Popular with fishers, this shady, laid-back park 250km from Port Hedland backs onto a beautiful white-sand beach. Turtles nest from November to March.
- Imintji Campground
Community-run refurbished campground with shady sites and modern facilities, 500m west of the community store.
- Gnylmarung Retreat
This small, low-key community on a pristine sound near Middle Lagoon offers a limited number of secluded camp sites and is popular with fishers.
- Kimberley Hotel
Comfortable rooms are complemented by a lovely pool, shady terrace bar and a kitchen open most of the day (mains $18 to $38, pizzas $20 to $25).
- Barred Creek
Bush campsites (no facilities) along the side of the creek. Maximum three-night stay. It's 15km from the Cape Leveque Rd junction.
- Kimberley Entrance Caravan Park
Not all sites are shaded, though there's always room. Amenities are basic but clean. Expect insects this close to the mudflats.
- Tarangau Caravan Park
A quieter alternative to the often noisy Cable Beach caravan parks, Tarangau has pleasant, grassy sites 1km from the beach.
- Coulomb Point
Simple bush camps (three-night maximum stay) on the point at the edge of a nature reserve. It's 45km from Cape Leveque Rd.
At this camping ground on the southern shore of Lake Yunpu, the sunrises, swimming and birdlife are all spectacular.
- Walardi Campsite
Fresh water, toilets and some generator-free areas in the southern park.
- Wyndham Caravan Park
Laid-back park with shady, grassy campsites.
- Birdwood Downs Station
About 20km from Derby, 2000-hectare Birdwood Downs offers rustic savannah huts, butterflies and basic camping. WWOOFers are welcome and it's also the home…
- Faraway Bay
Faraway by name and location, all meals (except booze) and activities (including a cruise to the nearby spectacular W-shaped King George Falls) are…
- Mabel Downs
Situated just 1km from the highway, outside Purnululu National Park, so don't expect much privacy. Tents are jammed between helicopters and ridiculously…
- Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm
In Bardi Jawi Country, and overlooking incredible Cygnet Bay, this historic pastoral lease and pearl farm offers a range of accommodation from camping and…
- Cable Beach Club Resort
Broome does Bali in Cable Beach's original upmarket resort as honeymooners, package tourists and A-listers rub shoulders among the lush gardens, airy…
- El Questro Station Township
There are plenty of shady campsites close to the El Questro Station Township or, for an extra $8 per person, you can secure a 'private' site along the…
- Cable Beach Backpackers
Party-central for the under-30s, there's never a dull moment at this popular hostel a short splash from Cable Beach. There's a tropical courtyard, large…
- Kimberley Croc Backpackers
You might be able to get a bed at this YHA close to the action, though it's usually full of long-term residents. Has had cleanliness issues in the past,…