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Pelican Island camping area
Pelican Island is a rarely visited, rugged island covered in grassland and low vine thickets.
- Anchoring allowed
- Tent camping
- Short walk to tent
- Snorkelling and diving
- Canoeing and kayaking
Camping area features: Pelican Island is a rarely visited, rugged island covered in grassland and low vine thickets. Camping is on the western-facing shingle beach where fishing and beachcombing can be enjoyed.
Location: Pelican Island is 5km east of Emu Park.
Access: the camping area can be reached by boat only.
Number of sites: 1 site only with a maximum of 6 people.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping only.
Camp site surface: pebble beach.
Open Fires: prohibited, but gas and fuel stoves are recommended.
Generators: not permitted.
Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first aid, reliable torch. Read more about before you visit.
Mobile phone coverage: mobile coverage generally reliable. VHF marine radios and satellite phones are recommended.
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