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Goold Island National Park

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Goold Island. Photo: Queensland Government

Goold Island. Photo: Queensland Government


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.


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

What's special

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.

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Location of Goold Island National Park within Queensland

Last reviewed
28 June 2019
Last updated
28 November 2016