Goold Island National Park Tropical North Queensland

Wilderness Cove camping area

Wilderness Cove camping area is a remote bush camp with beach views and access for visitors with their own boats.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Campground facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Picnic tables
  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Walking
  • Boating
  • Fishing

Camping area features: Remote bush camping with beach views and access for visitors with their own boats.

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

Access: The camping area can only be reached by private boat and is not accessible by ferry service.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites, for a maximum of 12 campers.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping.

Camp site surface: Sand, grass.

Facilities: None.

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. Commercial sea kayakers book through the Rainforest and Reef Information Centre in Cardwell.

Mobile phone coverage: Generally available.

Visiting safely

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

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