Molle Islands National Park Whitsundays

Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Tancred Island

Tancred Island, Shute Harbour camping area is close to mainland facilities, however, this private campsite is hidden from Shute Harbour by Repair Island. The area is suitable for walk-in camping and there are no facilities.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
Tancred Island.

Tancred Island.

Photo credit: Jae Milowski, Queensland Government

Camping area features: while close to mainland facilities, this private campsite is hidden from Shute Harbour by Repair Island.

Location: approximately 1km east of Shute Harbour.

Access: the camping area can be reached by small boats with care taken on the fringing reefs at mid to low 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: rubble.

Facilities: none.

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.