Hinchinbrook Island National Park Tropical North Queensland

The rugged beauty of Hinchinbrook Island National Park must be seen to be believed! Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Sea Kayaking camping

Sea kayaking camping areas provide beach access at various locations on the eastern side of Hinchinbrook Island along the coast between George Point and Ramsay Bay.

Accessible by

  • Canoe or kayak

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Canoeing and kayaking

Camping area features: camping areas with beach access at various locations.

Location: eastern side of Hinchinbrook Island along the coast between George Point and Ramsay Bay.

Access: the camping area is accessible by sea kayak.

Number of sites: there are nine camping areas that are open without separately defined sites. Up to 12 people are permitted at each camping area with a maximum of six people per group. Sea kayakers are not required to specify the number of nights at each camping area. Camping outside of the designated areas is not permitted.

Camping areaMaximum nights
Sunset Beach camping area2 nights

Banshee Bay camping area

2 nights
Blacksand Beach camping area1 night

Banksia Bay camping area

2 nights

Agnes Beach camping area2 nights (between April and September)
North Zoe Bay camping area2 nights

Sunken Reef Bay camping area

2 nights

Mulligan Bay camping area2 nights
George Point camping area2 nights

Camp sites are suitable for: sea kayak-based camping.

Camp site surface: sand, dirt and grass.

Facilities: almost all sites have no facilities. Some have toilets and picnic tables.

Open fires: prohibited.

Generators: not permitted.

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

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

Mobile phone coverage: generally poor reception.

Visiting safely

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