Keppel Bay Islands National Park and Keppel Bay Islands National Park (Scientific) Capricorn | Gladstone

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Hummocky Island camping area

Hummocky Island has one camping area, located on the north eastern side of the island’s beach and day use area.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Walking
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Camping area features: Hummocky Island has one camping area, located on the north eastern side of the island’s beach and day use area. The camp site is above the high tide mark and provides easy access to swimming, snorkelling, and diving. Located in a Habitat Protection Zone, where harvesting and collecting requires a permit, Hummocky Island provides an abundance of marine life.

Location: Hummocky Island is 46km south east of Rosslyn Bay Harbour near Yeppoon.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat only.

Number of sites: 1 undefined area with group size limited to 6 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping only.

Camp site surface: sand.

Facilities: none.

Fires Prohibited (open and closed): Gas or liquid fuelled stoves for cooking purposes are permitted.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first aid, reliable torch. Read more about what you should do before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: mobile coverage generally reliable, VHF marine radios and satellite phones are recommended.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Keppel Bay Islands safely and camp with care.