Travel back in time.
Windy Harbour is a small settlement surrounded by D’Entrecasteaux NP. Two hundred and nineteen cottages have been built here since the 1900’s for inexpensive camping holidays. Most were built after the Great Depression by local timber workers. Windy Harbour is a popular destination for fishing, birdwatching and wildflowers and the settlement is a base for a small commercial fishing fleet.
Windy Harbour is accessible via a sealed road and is the only site in D’Entrecasteaux National Park with facilities for caravans. The nature based campground contains a campers kitchen, drinking water, hot showers, toilet and a laundry. D’Entrecasteaux Drive to Salmon Beach, Tookalup and Pt D’Entrecasteaux is a fully sealed road and is suitable for conventional cars.
One of the best ways to experience Windy Harbour’s stunning setting is to walk the 2.8km Coastal Survivors Walk to Cathedral Beach and Pt D’Entrecasteaux. Learn about the coastal flora and fauna and their adaptations to this most demanding of environments. Allow 2 hours to walk this trail and return. https://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/park/dentrecasteaux
Windy Harbour has always been renowned for its excellent fishing, with herring, whiting and skippy all year round, and salmon and tailor when they are migrating along the coast. The harbours sheltered nature means that it is one of the few places along this dynamic coastline to offer a safe area to swim. https://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/site/windy-harbour