Banshee Bay Camping Area
Banshee Bay camping area is a hidden gem nestled within the stunning Hinchinbrook Island National Park, located just 8 kilometers off the coast of Cardwell in Queensland, Australia.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Open fires: prohibited.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
To access Banshee Bay, visitors have the option of arriving by boat or sea kayak. Situated on the north-eastern side of Hinchinbrook Island, south-east of South Shepherd Bay, the camping area presents a perfect haven for those seeking a more intimate and exclusive getaway. The camping experience at Banshee Bay offers a unique blend of bush camping and direct beach access. The campsite does not have separately defined sites, providing an open and flexible environment for campers. The campsite surface comprises sand, dirt, and grass, embracing the rustic nature of the setting. While the camping area itself does not offer facilities, campers are encouraged to come well-prepared. Essentials to bring include drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and a fuel stove for cooking. Open fires are prohibited, ensuring the preservation of the pristine environment. Similarly, the use of generators is not permitted, allowing visitors to fully immerse themselves in the tranquil surroundings. Mobile phone coverage is not available.
The picturesque ocean views from the camping area create a breathtaking backdrop for camping enthusiasts. Directly across from the campsite lies Eva Rock, a renowned fishing spot that is also a prime location for observing whales during their migration. Keep in mind that certain zoning restrictions apply to fishing in this area. During the summer months, Eva Rock becomes a haven for birdwatchers, as the island becomes home to thousands of nesting terns, noddies, and boobies, adding to the island's unique charm.