If you’re keen to jump in the car and explore WA’s extraordinary natural areas this Easter weekend, here is our list of the five best campgrounds to pitch your tent and relax for the night.

Drop in to an RAC Travel branch and pick up a free WA State Guide or hop online and buy a map or guide for your trip – RAC members get 15 per cent off all maps and guides.

Remember to buckle up, stick to the speed limit and plan your trip with driver breaks and rest stops to avoid fatigue.

Kurrajong

This large campground is in the World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park in WA’s Kimberley region. Explore the park’s spectacular gorges from the many walk trails. Road access is suitable for four-wheel drive vehicles only, and camper trailers and caravans must be single-axle and high clearance. Purnululu is home to the Bungle Bungle Range.

Osprey Bay

Osprey Bay campground is located in Cape Range National Park on WA’s Coral Coast. It has around 50 sites suitable for campervans, caravans, camper trailers and tents, which provide an excellent base for exploring Ningaloo reef. Four-wheel drive vehicles and trailers can also access the beach just north of the site to launch small boats.

Miners

Miners is a campground in the Coalseam Conversation Park in the State’s Mid West. The site is located on the Irwin River South and is accessible by two-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles and caravans.

Lucky Bay

East of Esperance, this popular campground within Cape Le Grand National Park overlooks one of the region’s most famous beaches. The campground offers a total of 25 sites suitable for tents and regular sized caravans, campervans and camper trailers, with further space available for up to 20 tents. There is four-wheel drive and trailer access to the beach. The Cape Le Grand Coastal Trail runs through the campground.

Big Brook Arboretum

Just three kilometres from the Big Brook Dam near Pemberton, this campground is available for tents and campervans only. Not far from the dam, you can fish for trout, swim at the specially created sand beach and explore the many walk trails including the Bibbulmun Track.

If you’re sharing the drive with your friends or loved ones, did you know RAC Car Insurance includes open driver cover, giving you the option to share the drive with family or friends without any insurance worries? (Conditions apply. Check the PDS at rac.com.au for details.)