Family Islands National Park Tropical North Queensland

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Wheeler Island camping area

Wheeler Island camping area is located near the beach in a remote island setting. This island is popular with day visitors, private boat-based campers, private and commercial sea kayakers.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Campground facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Picnic tables
  • Anchoring allowed
  • Walking
  • Fishing
  • Tent camping

Features: near the beach in a remote island setting. This island is popular with day visitors, private boat-based campers, private and commercial sea kayakers.

Location: on the southern side of Wheeler Island.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat (only).

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 10 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: boat-based camping.

Camp site surface: sand.

Facilities: picnic table, composting toilet.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: sufficient food and drinking water, fuel stove, cooking utensils and equipment, rubbish bags, tide chart, basic first aid kit, insect repellent, mosquito nets and sunscreen. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: generally available.

Visiting safely

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

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