Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area Brisbane | Sunshine Coast

Enjoy a picnic and barbecue beside Pumicestone Passage with views of the Glass House Mountains. Photo credit: © Queensland Government

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Mission Point day-use area

Soak up the peace and quiet at this secluded nook, accessible only by boat, and enjoy stunning views of the Glass House Mountains.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Attraction facilities

  • Wood-fired barbecue (BYO wood)
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets (flush)

Moor your boat in the protected anchorage then fire up the barbecue or set out your picnic in this secluded day-use area overlooking scenic Pumicestone Passage. Take advantage of excellent fishing opportunities in the passage or paddle your canoe or kayak around the sheltered waters. If you're lucky you may spot a dugong grazing on seagrass beds.

Stroll along the water's edge at low tide to watch migratory shorebirds refuelling here during summer before their April departure. You'll also see birds of prey, such as ospreys, sea eagles, and brahminy and whistling kites all year round.

Getting there and getting around

The Mission Point day-use area is in Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area, 65km north of Brisbane. The day-use area is on the western side of the island, on the shores of Pumicestone Passage, and can be accessed only by boat. You can't drive your vehicle to Mission Point.

  • The closest boat ramps are on the mainland at Donnybrook, Toorbul and Sandstone Point.
  • Boat ramps are also located at Golden Beach, Bells Creek and Coochin Creek on the mainland.
  • You can also launch your boat from the island at Bellara and Bongaree boat ramps.
  • When boating over seagrass beds in Pumicestone Passage, do your best to minimise impacts on dugongs. Take it easy and observe the go slow areas (PDF, 793.2KB) .
  • Read boat and fish with care for tips on boating and fishing safety and caring for parks.

Wheelchair access

There are no wheelchair-accessible facilities.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Mission Point day-use area is open 24 hours a day

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Bribie safely.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.