Family Islands National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Dunk Island camping area

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service does not manage the campground on Dunk Island. See further information on the Dunk Island camping website.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Walking
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Fishing

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service does not manage the campground on Dunk Island. The Dunk Island Spit is leased to the Cassowary Coast Regional Council to provide day-use and camping facilities for all users. Visit the Dunk Island website for more information.

Features: near the beach with access to facilities and walking tracks.

Location: adjacent to the jetty on Dunk Island Spit.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat.

Number of sites: Nine sites including one group site.

Camp sites are suitable for: boat-based camping.

Camp site surface: sand.

Facilities: drinking water, flushing toilets, hot showers, gas barbecues, picnic tables and rubbish bins.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: insect repellent and sunscreen. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: Visit the Dunk Island website for more information.

Mobile phone coverage: Generally available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Family Islands safely and camp with care.