Family Islands National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

A chain of scenic continental islands, close to the Wet Tropics coast near Mission Beach. Clad in lush rainforest and woodlands and surrounded by coral reefs, tidal flats and sandy beaches, the islands were home to the original ‘beachcomber’, E.J. Banfield.


About 130km south-east of Cairns, within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area


The Traditional Owners, the Bandjin and Djiru Aboriginal people, welcome you to their country and ask that you help look after this special place.

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

  • No campfires
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets
  • Tent camping
  • Showers
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Walking

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.