Goold Island National Park Bandjin and Girramay Country Tropical North Queensland

A tropical island off Cardwell, Goold Island is a tall, forested hill with granite outcrops, eucalypt woodlands and sandy beaches. Camping on the island and boating nearby are popular activities.


17 kilometres offshore from Cardwell, about 180 kilometres south of Cairns


The Bandjin and Girramay Aboriginal people are the Traditional Owners of Goold Island. They welcome you to their country—a land of lush vegetation where today there are reminders of their special culture, including middens and fish traps.

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Park facilities

  • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
  • No campfires
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets
  • Tent camping
  • Fishing

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.