Cape Upstart National Park Whitsundays

Proposed renaming of Cape Upstart National Park

The department is proposing to rename Cape Upstart National Park to Budgenerra National Park, the preferred name of the Juru Native Title holders. Find out more and have your say.

Camping in Cape Upstart

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

Be alert and prepared for changes in weather.

Beware of marine stingers, especially from October to May.

Beware of estuarine crocodiles in Coconut Bay.

  • Coconut Beach camping area is located on the beach beside Coconut Bay and can be accessed 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.