Cape Upstart National Park Whitsundays

Camping in Cape Upstart

Located on the eastern seaward side of Cape massif, bush camping is permitted at Coconut Bay. The camping area is remote, access is available in good weather by boat only.

Bush camping is permitted at Coconut Beach. Camping permits are required and fees apply. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite.

Please camp with minimum impact and take all rubbish with you when you leave. Read more about caring for parks and forests and camping in this region.

Park-specific conditions

Coconut Bay is remote and exposed to the prevailing weather, be alert and prepared for changes in conditions.

Beware of marine stingers, especially from October to May. Remain SharkSmart all year around.

Beware of estuarine crocodiles in Coconut Bay.

  • Coconut Beach bush camping area is located on the southern end of Coconut Bay. The camping area is remote and can be accessed in good weather 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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.