Woodman Point Recreation Camp Community Open Day

Sunday 16 December 2018 will see the former quarantine station open its doors to the community in commemoration of the sites historical centenary.

Take in the ocean views as you zip down the flying fox, climb the walls of our renowned adventure Cube or get active exploring the historic buildings and learning about the camps unique history.

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Woodman Point Recreation Camp Community Open Day 2018


All are welcome to join the Friends of Woodman Point Camp for a commemorative ceremony at 11 am to honour the bravery of the nurses and soldiers who lost their lives in the Boonah Tragedy at the end of World War One, a century ago.

Download the Natureplay WA app and be one of the first to experience our new heritage trail offering an interactive self-guided tour of the camp.

A variety of stall holders and fun activities will be on offer between 10.30 am and 3 pm including the popular flying fox and rock climbing (ages 5 years and more subject to a well-fitting harness) and sailing hosted by Jervoise Bay Sailing Club.

Food and drink

Food and drink will be available for purchase or bring along a picnic to enjoy on the expansive grounds. Water stations can be found throughout the site so don't forget to pack your reusable water bottle.

Getting there

Parking is available on the reserve, at the corner of Cockburn Road and O'Kane Court, Coogee.

Free shuttle buses will be departing regularly. Last bus to camp will be at 2.30 pm.

No parking available at the camp (except ACROD permit holders, please call +61 8 9492 9797 prior to the event to arrange).

You can also enter along the beach pathway by foot or bike.

Visit the Transperth website and plan your journey to stop number 10677 or 10665.

This is an alcohol and smoke free event.

This event is supported by City of Cockburn.

Photography competition

Terms and conditions for the Woodman Point Recreation Camp Community Open Day Photographic Competition.