Gloucester Islands National Park Whitsundays

Photo credit: Photo: Adam Creed © Qld Govt

Saddleback Island

Saddleback Island features a small site on the island’s sandy spit – a wilderness camping experience but can be exposed during northerly winds.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Campground facilities

  • Tent camping

Campground features: This small site on Saddleback Island’s sandy spit offers a wilderness camping experience but can be exposed during northerly winds.

Location: Western side of Saddleback Island, approximately 5 km north-east of Dingo Beach.

Access: The campground can be reached by boat (only). The anchorage is reasonable for small boats with access during all tides, but be aware of the current.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 12 people.

Campsites are suitable for: walk-in camping.

Campsite surface: Sand and rubble.

Facilities: 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.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

Visiting safely

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

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