Orpheus Island National Park Townsville

Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

South Beach camping area

South Beach camping area is remote, island wilderness camping and can be reached by boat only.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Walking
  • Boating

Camping area features: remote, island wilderness camping.

Location: on the south-east end of the island, next to the north-east tip of Fantome Island.

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

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 12 people.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping.

Campsite surface: sand and grass.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not allowed.

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

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: generally available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Orpheus Island safely and camp with care.