Outer Newry Island camping area (boat-based camping)

Camping fee Fire prohibited No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Non-vehicle camping Picnic area Ranger Toilets Crocodile warning Sailing Swimming

This campground is on Outer Newry Island’s south-west coast. If you’re lucky you might see some amazing birdlife on the island, including brahminy kites, ospreys and white-bellied sea eagles. Campers should take fresh water, a gas/fuel stove and insect repellent. Generators are prohibited and all rubbish should be taken back to the mainland.


How to book: NPRSR 13 7468 www.nprsr.qld.gov.au Permits: camping permit required

This campsite is located in Newry Islands National Park

The exposed headlands, sandstone cliffs and sandy beaches of Newry Islands National Park lie off the coast of Seaforth, about 48 km north of Mackay. The islands are teeming with wildlife and its surrounding waters, home to dugongs, are part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Access to the park is via private boat only, with nearby boat ramps located at Seaforth, Mackay Marina, Murray Creek and Laguna Keys. Advance bookings are required for camping.

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