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.

Coconut Beach camping area

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

Accessible by

  • Boat

Campground facilities

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

Campground features: Camp on the beach beside Coconut Bay.

Location: Coconut Beach.

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, marine radio.

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

Mobile phone coverage: Generally not available; satellite phones and marine radios recommended.

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.