Goold Island National Park Bandjin and Girramay Country 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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