Bona Bay, Gloucester Island
Bona Bay on Gloucester Island is a picturesque camping area located on the south-west side of Gloucester Island, situated approximately 20 kilometers east of Bowen, Queensland, Australia. This beautiful coastal spot is known for its natural beauty and offers a peaceful escape for camping enthusiasts.
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
Bona Bay camping area is accessible solely by boat. Visitors can embark on a scenic boat journey to reach this secluded paradise. The bay features a good sandy beach and anchorage, making it convenient for boaters to access the camping area at all tides. Unlike some campgrounds with clearly defined sites, Bona Bay offers an open camping area without separately defined sites. This setup allows for flexibility in choosing a suitable location for your camping group. The campground has a maximum capacity of 36 people, making it suitable for both smaller gatherings and larger groups. Bona Bay camping area boasts a delightful outlook and a long sandy beach that stretches along its shoreline. The campground is relatively large and is shaded by the surrounding coastal vegetation, providing campers with ample opportunities to find secluded spots for their tents. Open fires are prohibited in the Bona Bay camping area to protect the delicate ecosystem and prevent fire hazards. Visitors should come prepared with essential items such as drinking water, rubbish bags (as there is no garbage collection on the island), insect repellent, and a fuel stove for cooking. Being self-sufficient is essential for a comfortable and responsible camping experience. It's important to note that mobile phone coverage is not available in Bona Bay.
Bona Bay camping area boasts a delightful outlook and a long sandy beach that stretches along its shoreline. The campground is relatively large and is shaded by the surrounding coastal vegetation, providing campers with ample opportunities to find secluded spots for their tents. Campers can enjoy the stunning scenery, serene surroundings, and the opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of modern life.