Gloucester Islands National Park Whitsundays

Photo credit: Photo: Adam Creed © Qld Govt

Bona Bay, Gloucester Island

Bona Bay camping area on Gloucester Island features a pleasant outlook and long sandy beach, the campground is large and shaded with ample opportunity to find secluded camping.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Campground facilities

  • Tent camping

Campground features: With a pleasant outlook and long sandy beach, the campground is large and shaded with ample opportunity to find secluded camping.

Location: Bona Bay is on the south-west side of Gloucester Island, approximately 20 km east of Bowen.

Access: The campground can be reached by boat (only). It has a good sandy beach and anchorage, and is accessible at all tides.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 36 people.

Campsites are suitable for: walk-in camping; large groups.

Campsite surface: Sand and rubble.

Facilities: Composting toilets, picnic tables, sheltered picnic tables.

Open fires: Prohibited.

Generators: Not permitted.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, fuel stove. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. Advance bookings recommended for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.