Goold Island National Park Tropical North Queensland

The Spit (Western Beach) camping area

The Spit (Western Beach) camping area features shady trees overlooking sandy beaches.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Walking
  • Cultural and historic sites
  • Boating
  • Fishing

Camping area features: Shady trees overlooking sandy beaches.

Location: On the south-western side of the island, just north-west of Cape Richards, Hinchinbrook Island National Park.

Access: The camping area can only be reached by boat. Ferry services are available.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites for a maximum of 50 campers.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping and large groups.

Camp site surface: Sand, grass.

Facilities: Pit/composting toilets, picnic tables, shelter shed, and gas barbecue (do not rely on the gas barbecue).

Open fires: Prohibited. Take a gas or fuel stove.

Generators: Not permitted.

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

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

Mobile phone coverage: Generally available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Goold Island safely and camp with care.

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