The Spit (Western Beach) camping area
The Spit (Western Beach) camping area features shady trees overlooking sandy beaches.
- Canoe or kayak
Camping area facilities
- Anchoring allowed
- Picnic tables (some sheltered)
- Toilets (non-flush)
- Tent camping
- Cultural and historic sites
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.
Upcoming camping area availability
For more safety information see Visiting Goold Island safely and camp with care.
- There are currently no park alerts for this park.