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Many roadhouses have showers; some for a fee of around $3 to $5 and others free.  Patronise the roadhouse if using a free facility. There are often more showers available for men than ladies (eg three to one) as they are catering principally for truck drivers. Caltex fuel stations show which have showers on the linked brochure.  The link for BP fuel stations has details of facilities when you click on the flags, to find which ones have showers.

 

Some Visitor Information Centres have hot showers available. 

 

We have found in the past when travelling to a town where no showers are available at all, approaching a local Hotel and offering to pay for a shower has been met with a positive response, however these days most small towns have a caravan park with showers, be it private, Shire run, or in conjunction with a Hotel.  Many caravan parks allow use of showers by non guests for a fee usually between $2 and $5.50 and some Shire caravan parks may offer the service free. 

 

Town swimming pools or Recreation Centres are another option, and usually have hot showers in the change rooms.  Sometimes a reduced fee applies for showers only; otherwise you pay the full entrance fee for that facility.  Parking nearby may be a problem for a small sports facility, however larger ones usually have a big parking area which would be suitable for caravans and big rigs. 

 

There are usually cold showers at beach change rooms or sometimes just an open air cold shower as you leave the beach; these are free. 

 

The town you are visiting not here?  It may well have showers.  A town may not be listed because it does not have showers available for the public, or it may be due to difficulties in obtaining information for that town or region.   Check with the local Visitor Information Centre. 

 

Public showers can also be found using the Public Toilet Map and selecting showers only.  You need to search by town. 

 

Contributed showers found by travellers can be found on Wikicamps

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Albany - Hot showers at Visitor Centre, $4 per shower.  Showers at Middleton Beach and Emu Point.  Outdoor cold shower at Cosy Corner (West) day area. 

Balingup – At Balingup Transit Park (contact General Store South West Highway)

Beacon – At caravan park $5.50 fee

Boddington – Hot showers at the caravan park in Wuraming Avenue $5 charge

Boyup Brook - Flax Mill Caravan Park; Hot showers $3.50

Bruce Rock - Public hot showers at the Machinery Museum on Johnson Street. 

Bunbury – Discovery Bunbury Village and Discovery Koombana Bay Holiday Resort both offer shower facilities for travellers at a cost of $5 per person.

Busselton – Showers at: Busselton Beach Foreshore, 1 Queen Street, Busselton, King Street, West Busselton, Port Geographe Groyne, and there are other "rinse off" cold showers along the foreshore in Busselton.

Capel – Cold showers at beaches

Carnamah –Showers at Caravan Park for $2 per shower. 

Coolgardie - Showers at Vibe Fuel Station, 1 Bayley Street, Coolgardie

Cue - Hot showers available to the public at Cue Tourist Park for $5.50 each

Denmark – The beaches at Ocean Beach, Peaceful Bay and Parry Beach have cold showers available.

Dongara/Port Denison - Free cold showers at the Marina, opposite the port store on Point Leander Drive and also opposite the Seaspray Caravan park along Church Street. 

Donnybrook – At Donnybrook Transit Park (contact BP servo on South West Highway)

Dowerin - Public hot showers and ablution facilities in the main street in Dowerin (Stewart Street)

Dumbleyung – Hot shower available at public toilet in the main street, no charge.  Hot showers also at roadhouse.

Dunsborough - Boat Ramp, Centennial Park, Dunsborough
Bunker Bay
- Has only a "rinse off" cold shower at beach. 
Kulin – Hot showers (including disabled access showers) on Johnston Street at the public toilets.  Fee $2. 

Dwellingup – Cold showers for public use next door to the Visitor Centre, the Dwellingup Community Hotel allows hot showers for $5; bring own towels.

Eaton (Northern extension of Bunbury and within the Shire of Dardanup)  – Eaton Recreation Centre, Recreation Road, Eaton with Parking for long vehicles out of school time at the High School next door.  Nominal cost for hot showers (usually free).

Esperance - Hot showers at the Bay of Isles Leisure Centre (swimming pool) for $3 per person or to use the pool is $5.50 which includes use of the shower. Parking on the sports ground right across the street. There are free cold outdoor showers at Twilight Beach (on the Great Ocean Drive, but caravans are NOT advised on that road!) and near James street Jetty in the town centre.

Geraldton - The new City of Geraldton Greenough foreshore development has both public and private shower and toilet facilities. The cost for a shower in the private facility is $3 and to use the private toilet a cost of 50c applies. (These charges are current as of April 2011 and may change without notice).  Use of public facilities on the foreshore development is free. All other major beaches in the city have fee public shower and toilet facilities.

Guilderton (Gingin Shire) - Update: Showers at Guilderton have been removed

Halls Creek - Coles Express Roadhouse provide free cold showers.  The Aquatic Centre entrance fee to swim and shower is $3.

Harvey - Rainbow Caravan Park for $5 per person.

Jerramungup - Jerramungup Roadhouse fee charged for showers. Phone: Matt and Olga Johnson 08 98351159.

Kalbarri – Cold showers available at the Sally’s Tree Toilet Block and at Chinaman’s toilet block; both have good parking

Kalgoorlie- Boulder – At public conveniences St Barbara Square Hannan Street near main shopping centre Kalgoorlie – Fee charged

Leonora - The Caravan Park offers hot shower facilities to the general public for $4.

Mandurah area – Showers at 26 locations, mostly on foreshores and mostly cold.

Caltex fuel service station, South West Highway Manjimup has showers.

Margaret River - Recreation Centre, Wallcliffe Road, provide hot showers for backpackers and campers at $5.00 per person. If the camper wants to have a swim with use of shower included $4.70. There are also just general beach cold showers at Gnarabup Beach and Prevelly Rivermouth.

Menzies- Menzies Caravan Park, Shenton Street, Menzies at $3 per shower

Merredin - The BP Travellers Stop, Merredin provides hot showers free of charge. They are open 24 hrs.

Mount Barker - Showers available at the United Fuels Roadhouse on Albany Highway north side of town for $3.

Mullewa – Hot showers are available at the caravan park for a fee of $2, there are also toilets and showers available at the Shire Recreation Centre if there is a heavy need for them.

Narrogin – Available at the caravan park for a fee

Newdegate - Hot showers at the public toilet block in the main street.

Norseman – Showers at the two roadhouses with no charge (please purchase your fuel at the servo where you shower). 

Onslow - Showers $3 per person for non guests at Ocean View Caravan Park on Second Avenue, Onslow.

Port Hedland -  Showers at Pretty Pool, east of the townsite near Cooke Point.

Sandstone – Hot showers available to the general public at the Shire Caravan Park at $3 per person.

Tom Price - Available at the Visitor Centre, Central Road, fee $2 per shower

Trayning – at Shire Caravan Park, key from Shire $20 refundable deposit, free to use

Wagin – At Show Grounds with permission from Shire Office

Wandering - Public showers in Watts Street Wandering

Westonia - Hot showers are available at the Westonia Recreation Complex or at the Caravan Park for a $5 fee for non guests.  Both of these charge low cost overnight fees. 

Williams – Hot showers available at Caltex Roadhouse

Western Australia 

Albert (Lachlan Shire) - in the park in the township.

Albury - Northern end of Albury on Wagga Road BP Service Station has free showers for customers.  Swimming pools open September to April with showers available for cost of entry fee (around $4 with discount for seniors).

Ballina Region - Cold showers at most beaches, near the Surf Clubs. 

Bathurst - Bathurst Aquatic Centre, Elizabeth Street Bathurst (behind McDonalds); use of pools, Steam Rooms, Hydro spa and showers - Concession/Senior card - $3.50, or Adult price - $5.70 or Shower Only - $2.30.  Also at Chards Squash Courts, corner of Havannah and Howick Street $4. 

Berridale - Southern Cross Motor Inn and Tourist Park - 1 Middlingbank Road Berridale 02 6456389 - $5 per shower

Binnaway - Pumphouse Camping Ground, Bullinda Street, Binnaway; Coin operated hot showers

Bombala - Showers at swimming complex; entry fees apply. 

Boorowa – Showers at showground, obtain key from Boorowa Council, phone: 02 63853303

Broken Hill - Broken Hill Visitors Information Centre, corner Blende and Bromide Streets Broken Hill 8.30am – 5pm Daily. Hot showers $6 per person.  Hot showers at public amenities corner Blende and Chloride Streets open 6am – 6pm  Free

Brunswick Heads - Cold showers at toilet block and on grass near Torakina beach at Brunswick Heads. Cold showers at New Brighton and South Golden Beach which is just over the Brunswick River to the north.

Bulahdelah –Bulahdelah Caravan Park $3

Burren Junction - Bore Baths

Carinda - Sports ground

Collarenebri Primitive Camping Ground

Condobolin - Riverview caravan park – Diggers Avenue, Condobolin phone 02 68952611 and free showers at Condobolin’s Gum Bend Lake, 3 kilometres out of Condobolin following Bathurst Street

Cooma - Caltex Service Station, Polo Flat Road, Cooma; hot showers free.  Cooma Snowy Mountains Holiday Park,Sharp St, Cooma; hot showers $5

Coonabarabran John Oxley Caravan Park, Newell Highway, Coonabarabran.  Fee charged

Cootamundra Caravan Park - $3 per shower for non guests

Deniliquin – Showers available at Shell service Station Davidson Street and at Caltex Harding Street Deniliquin

Forster -Forster Beach, cold. Forster Aquatic Centre, fee.  Forster Beach Caravan Park, fee

Freeman's Waterhole - Showers at Shell roadhouse for a small fee.

Glen Davis – Hot showers at free campground, Glen Davis.

Gloucester - Gloucester Holiday Park; small fee applies for non guests

Goulburn - Goulburn Aquatic Centre 85 Deccan Street, Goulburn; hot showers token operated. Entry fee applies. Phone 02 48234834.  Goulburn South Caravan Park will allow non guests to pay a fee to use the amenities

Grenfell - Grenfell Caravan Park, Grafton Street for a nominal fee

Griffith - Memorial Park; Hot Water (no charge) and Lake Wyangan; Cold Water (no charge)

Gunnedah - Showers are available at the Gunnedah Memorial Pool; open year round. Cost is entry fee to pool which varies depending on season. 

Guyra - Caltex Service Station on the highway, north end of Guyra. 

Hawke’s Nest - Hawke’s Nest Beach, cold

Hay - Hay Visitor Information Centre $2 per shower; open 9 am – 5 pm

Jerilderie – Showers at BP and Caltex service stations.    

Jindabyne - Shell Snowline Service Station, Kosciuszko Road (Thredbo turnoff) 02 64562770 - free of charge if paying customer

Kiama coast - Cold showers at Beaches and next to the rock pool at Black Beach; free.  Kiama Leisure Centre hot showers that the Public can access at $1 per person

Lake Cargelligo - Lakeview caravan park – Foster Street, Lake Cargelligo phone 02 68981077

Lake Eucumbene - Braemar Bay Holiday Park Eucumbene 02 64568805 - $5 per shower

Lightning Ridge - Bore Baths

Mendooran Rest Area, Mendooran - cold showers only

Merriwa RSL offer showers free.

Moss Vale Caravan Park, Willow Drive, Moss Vale. Cost on application

Murrurundi, Upper Hunter – Showers for a small fee available at caravan park

Narooma  - Narooma Visitor Centre, Princes Highway, Narooma -  $2.20 for hot showers.  Bar Beach in Narooma, Centenary Drive, Narooma; cold outdoor beach shower free.  Narooma Surf Club, Narooma Surf Beach, cold outdoor beach shower free.  Narooma Aquatic Centre, Bluewater Drive, Narooma; hot showers during pool hours.  Pool entry applies

Narrabri - Shell Roadhouse, Newell Highway, Narrabri

Narrandera – At showgrounds showers $5 for non guests.  Showers also available at 24 hour Caltex Service Station located at Gillenbah, Corner of Newell and Sturt Highways 

Nyngan – Nyngan Truck and Traveller Stop Roadhouse at 180 Mitchell Highway Nyngan has showers.

Oberon - Jenolan Caravan Park $5 fee

Pacific Palms – Elizabeth andBoomerang Beaches, cold showers

Parkes – Showers at BP roadhouse on Forbes side of town.  

Seal Rocks – Number One beach, cold showers

Taree -Taree Highway Service Centre, Corner Glenthorne Road and Manning River Drive, Taree South. Hot showers, no cost

Tenterfield- Seven Knights Caravan Park for a fee 02 67362005

Tottenham  - The State centre caravan park – Tullamore Road Tottenham phone 02 68924126

Tuncurry – Tuncurry Rock Pool, cold showers

Uralla - Country Road Caravan Park, New England Highway, Uralla. Available to the public. Fee applies

Wagga Wagga - Oasis Regional Aquatic Centre, 50 Morgan Street Wagga Wagga. Hot showers available inside swimming complex, entry fee charged.  Wagga Beach Caravan Park, small fee to use showers, 2 Johnston Street, Wagga Wagga

Walgett - Swimming Pool (seasonal).  Walgett Showground – Come by Chance Road, Walgett

Warringah Council area – Cold showers at each beach.

Wellington – Showers $5 at Wellington Caves Caravan Park, Coin showers accessible at Burrendong State Park Mumbil and Mookerawa Waters Park Stuart Town.

Wallerawang (north west of Lithgow) - Lake Wallace, Barton Avenue, Wallerawang. Free cold showers and toilets

West Wyalong - Coles Express, Mid Western Highway; Hot showers $10 key deposit (refundable)

Wyong and Central Coast Region – Showers at surf clubs at most beaches and at swimming pools in the towns (fees apply). 

New South Wales

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