Molle Islands National Park Whitsundays

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Sandy Bay, Long Island

Sandy Bay, Long Island camping area features a small secluded beach lined with mangroves and backed by rainforest. Walking track depart the campsite allowing you to explore Long Island.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Campground facilities

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

Sandy Bay, Long Island. Photo: Jae Milowski, Queensland Government

Camping area features: a small secluded beach lined with mangroves and backed by rainforest. Walking track depart the campsite allowing you to explore Long Island.

Location: approximately 6km east-north-east of Shute Harbour.

Access: the camping area can be reached by shallow draft boat only at mid to high 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.

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.

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.