Capricornia Cays National Park Gladstone

The exceptional beauty of the islands within Capricornia Cays National Park will leave a lasting impression. Photo credit: Collette Bagnato © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Snorkelling, seabirds and sightseeing—3 sensational reasons to visit the southern Great Barrier Reef!

The southern Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s most iconic travel destinations… and little wonder why! Here you can snorkel amongst delicate corals and colourful fish, share your island ‘solitude’ with thousands of seabirds, and enjoy sightseeing on a scale second to none! Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Journeys

  • Discover dense pisonia forest growing atop a tiny coral cay, in the southern Great Barrier Reef, and encounter diverse birdlife.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.1km one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 20min walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Delve into the fascinating history of this coral cay in the southern Great Barrier Reef as you explore a shady island track.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.7km one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 20min walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive