Molle Islands National Park Whitsundays

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Planton Island

Planton Island camping area features a 'deserted island' experience, with tent sites nestled within the island’s dry rainforest. While the island cannot be navigated, a small sandy beach beside the camping area is perfect for beachcombing.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Campground facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Anchoring allowed
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
Planton Island. Photo: Jae Milowski, Queensland Government

Planton Island. Photo: Jae Milowski, Queensland Government

Camping area features: a 'deserted island' experience, with tent sites nestled within the island’s dry rainforest. While the island cannot be navigated, a small sandy beach beside the camping area is perfect for beachcombing.

Location: east of South Molle Island, approximately 7km east-north-east of Shute Harbour.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat (only) at all tides.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 6 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: sand and rubble.

Facilities: toilet.

Open fires: prohibited.

Generators: not permitted.

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

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

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.