Latest COVID-19 impacts—Qld national parks, state forests and recreation areas. Check the latest information and updates.
Camping in Smith Islands
This group of 16 islands north of Mackay offer self-sufficient camping to the adventurous. Enjoy scenic ocean views, stunning sunsets and quiet isolation.
Camping permits are required and fees apply. Obtain your permit before setting up camp and attach it to your tent in a visible position.
Our precious Great Barrier Reef World Heritage islands are among the most pest-free islands in the world. They need your help to stay this way. Please be pest-free before your visit.
Warning: Strong winds, rough seas and cyclones can isolate campers. Carry emergency food and water for several days, broadcast radio, spare batteries and medical supplies.
Dangerous marine stingers may be present all year. Visit Surf Life Saving’s Beach Safe for the latest safety advice.
Roylen Bay (Goldsmith Island) camping area features medium sized camping area surrounded by natural bushland with beach access.
- Tent camping
- No caravan camping
- No camper trailer camping
- No campfires
- No showers
- No barbecue
- Picnic tables
- No wheelchair access
- No generators allowed
- No dogs permitted
- There are currently no park alerts for this park.