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Neck Bay, Shaw Island
Neck Bay, Shaw Island camping area rests on an old vegetated sand spit between what was once two islands, Neck Bay offers a remote camping experience. The site is a popular stopover with kayakers travelling between Mackay and Airlie Beach.
- Canoe or kayak
- Anchoring allowed
- Tent camping
- Short walk to tent
- Snorkelling and diving
- Canoeing and kayaking
Camping area features: resting on an old vegetated sand spit between what was once two islands, Neck Bay offers a remote camping experience. The site is a popular stopover with kayakers travelling between Mackay and Airlie Beach.
Location: north-west side of Shaw Island, approximately 40km south-east of Shute Harbour.
Access: the camping area can be reached by boat (only) at all tides. Each year from 1 October to 31 March access restrictions apply east of Burning Point to protect nesting sea birds.
Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 12 people.
Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping.
Camp site surface: sand.
Open fires: prohibited.
Generators: not permitted.
Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Read more about before you visit.
Mobile phone coverage: not available.
- There are currently no park alerts for this park.