Wild Cattle Island National Park Gladstone

Wild Cattle Beach at Wild Cattle Island National Park. Photo credit: Larry Brushe

Wild Cattle Island remote bush camp

Wild Cattle Island bush camping is located in a quiet vine forest near Wild Cattle beach and fishing opportunities.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Boating
  • Fishing

Camping area features: quiet vine forest near Wild Cattle beach and fishing opportunities.

Location: camping is only permitted in the area south of the East West Track and north of the navigation tower clearing.

Access: the camping area can be reached on foot and by boat only. Vehicles are not permitted on Wild Cattle Island National Park.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. A maximum of 15 people can camp on the island at any one time.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: sand/dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: prohibited. Use a fuel stove.

Generator use: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first aid, reliable torch. Read more about things to know before you go.

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

Mobile phone coverage: unreliable—marine radios and satellite phones are recommended.

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.