Soak up the serenity of Dock Inlet, a unique land locked expanse of fresh water isolated from the coast by a coastal dune barrier. The
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Soak up the serenity of Dock Inlet, a unique land locked expanse of fresh water isolated from the coast by a coastal dune barrier. The inlet is fed by the east and west branches of Dock Creek from a pristine catchment. The shallow tannin coloured waters support a diverse range of waterfowl.
Keep an eye out for White-bellied Sea Eagles that are often seen in the area.
Walking to Dock Inlet
(14 km, 5 - 6 hours return from the Yeerung River)
Along the East Cape you can walk up the beach to the Yeerung River which takes approximately one and a half hours one way. From here you can keep walking to Dock Inlet or Pearl Point.
Follow the posts set in the dunes from the beach or signs on the Powerline Track. This walk can also be a return walk via the Powerline Track and the Yeerung River.
Hike in Camp Area at Dock Inlet
There is no vehicle access to the camp area. The site can be accessed on foot or by cycling along a long sandy track from Pearl Point Road or Yeerung Road. There is also access via the beach from Cape Conran or Pearl Point.
The camping area has one single campsite suitable for up to six people set in coastal tea-tree on sandy soil. There are no toilets provided at the site.
Fees no longer apply to this campground. For all stays up until 30 June 2015, you will still need to book a campsite, but no fees will be charged. Book here.
After 1 July 2015, no bookings will be taken for campgrounds where fees do not apply. Camping will be first in, first-served.