Camping in Mission Beach and the Cassowary Coast

Mission Beach, located between Cairns and Townsville on the Cassowary Coast, is made up of four beach villages linked by 14 kilometres of wide golden beach and is a perfect base to relax and explore this unspoilt natural environment. Surrounded by hectares of National Parks and the Family Island Group featuring Dunk Island just off the coast, Mission Beach is an ideal location for camping. This form of accommodation is a fantastic way to truly experience Mission Beach’s natural surroundings.


Mission Beach, located between Cairns and Townsville on the Cassowary Coast, is made up of four beach villages linked by 14 kilometres of wide golden beach and is a perfect base to relax and explore this unspoilt natural environment. Surrounded by hectares of National Parks and the Family Island Group featuring Dunk Island just off the coast, Mission Beach is an ideal location for camping. This form of accommodation is a fantastic way to truly experience Mission Beach’s natural surroundings.

Camping options in Mission Beach include two council run campgrounds with caretaker onsite, several privately owned caravan parks and a couple of backpacker establishments that have camping options. Free camping is not available in Mission Beach.

Camping options for camper vans & tents within Mission Beach include:

Council Campgrounds – limited facilities – hot showers & laundry

  • Bingil Bay Council Camp Ground – 7 unpowered sites
  • Mission Beach Council Caravan Park


Contact the onsite caretaker on arrival to book in.

Caravan Parks

  • Beachcomber Coconut Caravan Village – 1800 008 129
  • Dunk Island View Caravan Park – 07 4068 8248
  • Bali Hai Cabin & Tourist Park – 07 4068 9291
  • Mission Beach Hideaway Holiday Village – 07 4068 7104
  • Tropical Hibiscus Caravan Park - 07 4068 8183


Other camping options: 

  • Camping – Jackaroo Hostel – 07 4068 7137

Mission Beach Backpackers

 

Outside Mission Beach

  • Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park – 1300 725 525
  • Diggers Creek Motel & Caravan Park – El Arish - 07 4068 5281


Some Parks provide a camp kitchen which may have facilities such as a fridge, stove, oven, microwave or television.

Cassowary Coast Council Van Parks

Visit the Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre for information on location when arriving in Mission Beach.