Mission Beach and Surrounds

Mission Beach is truly a jewel of the Tropical Coast and an ideal holiday destination.

Known for its world-heritage rainforests, idyllic beaches, island getaways and adventure activities. With its resident population of about 4000, is 165km south of Cairns and 235km north of Townsville.

Its four villages – Bingil Bay, Mission Beach, Wongaling Beach and South Mission Beach – are linked by 14km of palm-fringed golden sandy beaches.

Just a short 10-minute boat ride from Mission Beach you will find the matriarch of the Family Island Group – Dunk Island. This tropical island provides locals and visitors the opportunity to explore the Island’s walking tracks, snorkel the reef lined bays or the luxury of setting up your tent for an island escape.

Furthermore you can continue to explore many of the other Family Islands which include Bedarra, Wheeler, Coombe, Smith, Bowden and Hudson.

Things to see and do…

  • Kennedy Walking Track
  • Mission Beach Gallery
  • Rotary Splash Pad
  • Find a Secret Beach
  • Dunk Island
  • Charley’s Chocolate
  • Bingil Bay Cafe
  • Spot a Cassowary
  • Clump Point Fishing
  • Sky Dive the Beach
  • Mission Beach Markets
  • Wellness Mission Beach

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Having a wide range of accommodation from resorts and luxury holiday homes to motels and bed and breakfasts. The tourist destination caters for family holidays, weekend getaways, backpackers, adventure travelers, birdwatchers, campers and caravanners.

On offer all year round is a wide range of activities from Great Barrier Reef trips, fishing and sea kayaking to extreme sports including tandem skydiving and white-water rafting.

A good range of services and shopping facilities are available including two supermarkets, a hardware store, medical centre, pharmacy and library. Cafes and restaurants feature local produce.

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