The Point is...
Approximately 900 Klms north of Perth City in Western Australia and, is reputed to be one of the finest land based game fishing locations on the planet.
The narrow barred Spanish Mackerel being the most popular sought after species from the rocks.
This magnificent pelagic can range in size from around 6 kilo's to 35 - 40 kilo's and are 5 star eating quality.
Some of the biggest Tailor, ( Blue Fish ) in the world are caught here.
Nothing quite beats the thrill of experiencing a 5 or 6 kilo Tailor take a popper lure from 2 or 3 metres up on a rock ledge.
Hang on and have some fun.
Steep Point is currently managed by D.E.C. ( Department of Environment and Conservation ) and lies within the proposed Edel Land National Park which extends to just south of False Entrance and encompasses much of Belefin Prong.
Limestone cliffs rising 200 metres above the Indian Ocean on the western side of Edel Peninsula are backed by sweeping white sand dunes and secluded beaches on the eastern side.
A good condition 4WD vehicle with a decent ground clearance is needed to navigate the tracks and a tyre pressure of 18 to 20 PSI is recommended.
Campfires are not permitted and Pets are no longer allowed at Steep Point and Edel Land.
Facilities in this remote area are limited to pit toilets at the Steep Point and Shelter Bay camping areas.
You will need to bring in all you need for your stay and take all your rubbish out with you.
Remember to make sure you have sufficient fresh water, food and fuel.
Access to all camping sites is controlled by a permit system and advance bookings are required.
Sites are very popular so booking well in advance is recommended.
The Permit is availabe for download here