Newry Islands National Park Mackay

Tug's Point - Rabbit Island

Surrounded by she-oaks, Tug’s Point offers a pleasant site for day visitors and campers.

Accessible by

  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Campground facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Camping area features: surrounded by she-oaks, Tug’s Point offers a pleasant site for day visitors and campers. A picnic table including a shelter adds comfort to this scenic spot.

Location: Rabbit Island's south-eastern point.

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

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Tug’s Point is restricted to 12 campers at any one time

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

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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