Newry Islands National Park Mackay

Newry Island

Newry Island camping area features a large, open camping area very near the beach. There is easy access to walking trails and is suitable for large groups.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Campground facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Walking
  • Cultural and historic sites
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
Newry Island's camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

Newry Island's camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

Camping area features: a large, open camping area very near the beach. There is easy access to walking trails and is suitable for large groups.

Location: at the old resort site, on Newry Island’s eastern side.

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

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. A maximum of 36 people can camp on Newry Island at any one time.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping, large and small groups.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: pit toilets, picnic tables, shelter shed.

Open fires: prohibited.

Generators: not allowed.

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

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

Mobile phone coverage: unreliable, satellite phones or marine radios recommended.

Visiting safely

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

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