Broad Sound Islands National Park Capricorn | Mackay

Shields Island

Camping on Shields Island is located near Hexham Island, 35 kilometres north-east of Stanage Bay and can be reached by boat only.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping

Location: near Hexham Island, 35 kilometres north-east of Stanage Bay.

Access: the campground can be reached by boat only.

Number of sites: 1.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping only.

Campsite surface: beach

Facilities: none

Open fires: prohibited. Gas and fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first aid, reliable torch. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking optionsFees apply. Advance bookings only.

Mobile phone coverage: unreliable—marine radios and satellite phones are recommended.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Broad Sound Islands safely and camp with care.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.