Cape Upstart National Park Whitsundays

Coconut Beach camping area

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.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
  • Boating
  • Fishing

Campground features: Camp on the beach beside Coconut Bay.

Location: Eastern facing bay on Cape massif.

Access: Boat only.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: Tent camping only.

Campsite surface: Sand.

Facilities: None.

Open fires: Prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: Not allowed, except for medical reasons (with the department's permission).

Essentials to bring: All food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first aid kit, reliable torch, reliable communication equipment.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: Generally not available; satellite phones, personal locator beacon (PLB) and marine radios recommended.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Cape Upstart safely and camp with care.