High Island camping area
High Island camping area is private boat-based camping – only one group is permitted to camp at any one time.
Camping area facilities
- Picnic tables
- Anchoring allowed
- Tent camping
Features: Private boat-based camping – only one group is permitted to camp at any one time
Location: access is from the sandspit on the north-west side of High Island.
Access: by private boat from either the Mulgrave or Russell river boat ramps. Sandbars at the mouth of Mutchero Inlet at Russell Heads makes crossing the shallow river mouth tide-dependent—check tide times before you go.
Number of sites: one large site. Maximum of 11 people.
Camp site is suitable for: boat based camping.
Camp site surface: sand/dirt.
Facilities: picnic tables and seats. Poles are provided for erecting tarpaulins. Toilets are not provided. Bury human waste and toilet paper at least 15 cm deep and 100 m from camp sites and tracks. Take nappies and sanitary products home with your rubbish.
Open fires: not allowed. Fuel stoves only.
Essentials to bring: tarpaulin, shovel, drinking water, toilet paper rubbish bags, fuel stove, comprehensive first-aid kit, insect repellent and sun protection equipment. Read more about before you visit. Please remove all rubbish when you depart the island.
Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. Bookings are essential and are required well in advance for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: very limited or not available.
Upcoming camping area availability
For more safety information see Visiting The Franklands safely and camp with care.
- There are currently no park alerts for this park.