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All camping areas in Queensland national parks, state forests and recreation areas are closed from 26 March 2020 until further notice. Check Park Alerts for more information.

Smith Islands National Park

Facilities and activities


Smith Islands National Park is 45km north of Mackay and 30km from Seaforth. Access is by private or charter boat. The nearest boat ramp is at Seaforth; access is also possible from Mackay and Airlie Beach. Seaforth is 45km north of Mackay off the Bruce Highway. For information on charter boat operators in the area, see the tourism information links.

Wheelchair accessibility

The Smith Islands are rugged and there are no wheelchair-accessible facilities or tracks on the island.

What's special

Long sandy beaches and exposed rocky headlands complement low, open woodlands with an understorey of wattle and grasstree.

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Location of Smith Islands National Park within Queensland

Last reviewed
28 June 2019
Last updated
6 December 2017