Broad Sound Islands National Park Capricorn | Mackay

Camping in Broad Sound Islands

The isolated islands of Broad Sound Islands National Park are perfect for self-sufficient campers looking for remoteness and solitude.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite.

Park-specific conditions

Broad Sound Islands National Park is extremely remote. Pack enough supplies for a few extra days. Always inform someone of your plans.

All camping areas within this park can only be accessed by boat.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • Camping on High Peak Island is very remote, 160 kilometres north of Yeppoon, 180 kilometres south-east of Mackay and can be reached by boat only.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
  • Camping on Flock Pigeon Island is located just east of Clairview and can be reached by boat only.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
  • Camping on Aquila Island is located 16 kilometres north-east of Clairview and can be reached by boat only.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
  • Camping on Hexham Island is located 35 kilometres north-east of Stanage Bay and can be reached by boat only.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
  • Camping on Shields Island is located near Hexham Island, 35 kilometres north-east of Stanage Bay and can be reached by boat only.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted