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4WD up the coast to Little Bay Beach in Horrocks

Horrocks WEATHER

Looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure to take your holiday to the next level?

Pack a picnic and drop your tyre pressure because you don’t want to miss this hidden West Australian treasure, just a short drive up the coast from Horrocks Beach Caravan Park. Little Bay Beach is definitely going to become one of your favourite holiday spots.

Little Bay WA – Your next adventure

If you’re craving a little quiet and seclusion on your weekend getaway, we know just the place for you!

Only one hour north of Geraldton and 4.5 km north of Horrocks lies the Little Bay, one of the best lesser-known day-trip and camping sites in WA. Little Bay Beach is perfect for those times when you want to enjoy yourself secluded by large sand dunes and the sounds of crashing waves.

The campground near Horrocks and surrounding areas are kept running smoothly thanks to The Northampton Shire and Shire Rangers, so you can truly enjoy your time in this hidden gem.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect ‘off-the-grid’ camping spot for the weekend or you want to enjoy the area for the day, Little Bay Beach is the perfect spot. Here you’ll find an overwhelming abundance of natural beauty and a variety of activities and Horrocks experiences that the whole family can enjoy.

How to get to Little Bay Horrocks

The town of Horrocks is a little less than 500 km north of Perth and not too far from Northampton. Travel just a few kilometres outside of Horrocks and you’ll see the 4WD sign for Little Bay Beach. After you let down your tyres, you’re ready to enjoy the ride along picturesque 4WD tracks that take you to your destination: a quiet bay with sparkling waters, huge, majestic sand dunes that turn to gold in the setting sun, and amazing views of the ocean.

What to do at Little Bay beach

No matter your age, you’ll find something to enjoy at Little Bay.

If you’re heading out for the day, pack a picnic lunch and spend some time birdwatching, beach fishing, and enjoying the wildflowers. If you’re up for a bit of a climb, you can find some beautiful views of the beach and the ocean and if the timing’s right, you might even catch a glimpse of some whales.

If you’re eager to get out on the water, the sheltered waters of this gorgeous lagoon are the perfect place to launch your kayak, paddleboard or surfboard, or pack your snorkelling gear and take a peek at the gorgeous aquatic life underneath the waves.

Kids will love to explore the shallow areas of the beach, and they’ll go wild for the enormous sand dunes that surround the bay. Make sure to pack your boogie boards because these dunes will practically beg you to do some sandboarding, there’s even a rope line to make the climb a bit easier.

A day trip worth taking

While there are many options for Little Bay camping (some that even include natural shade), if you don’t feel like giving up electricity and running water during your stay, you’ll find comfortable and relaxing Horrocks accommodation options in the beautiful town of Horrocks. From deluxe Horrocks holiday units to pet-friendly Horrocks caravan and camping sites, your home away from home is right here with us.

In addition to being an affordable accommodation option, Horrocks Beach Caravan Park is the perfect central hub to access everything that Horrocks has to offer. Our close proximity to the Little Bay 4WD trail makes it fun to spend the day exploring before coming back to our comfortable caravan park.

With easy access to the beach, Horrocks Beach General Store and more, there’s no better way to experience Horrocks. Don’t miss out on this beautiful WA gem, start planning your holiday today!

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I get to Little Bay Beach in Horrocks?

    To get to Little Bay Beach, you'll need to travel to the town of Horrocks, which is approximately 500 km north of Perth. From Horrocks, drive a few kilometers until you see the 4WD sign for Little Bay Beach. Once you reach the sign, you can let down your tires and follow the picturesque 4WD tracks that will lead you to the secluded bay.

  • What activities can I do at Little Bay Beach?

    Little Bay Beach offers a range of activities for visitors of all ages. You can pack a picnic lunch and enjoy birdwatching, beach fishing, and admiring the wildflowers. If you're up for a bit of a climb, you can hike to higher vantage points for beautiful views of the beach, ocean, and even spot whales during the right season. The sheltered waters of the lagoon are perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding, and snorkeling to explore the marine life. Kids can also have fun exploring the shallow areas of the beach and sandboarding down the enormous sand dunes surrounding the bay.

  • Where can I find accommodation in Horrocks?

    If you prefer not to camp at Little Bay Beach, Horrocks offers comfortable accommodation options. The town has a range of options, including deluxe holiday units and pet-friendly caravan and camping sites. Horrocks Beach Caravan Park is a popular choice for its proximity to the beach and amenities. It provides affordable accommodation and serves as a central hub to access attractions in the area, including the Little Bay 4WD trail. From the caravan park, you'll have easy access to the beach, Horrocks Beach General Store, and other facilities, making it an ideal base for your holiday.

6 August 2020

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