George Point Camping Area
George Point Camping Area is a serene and captivating destination situated on the southern coast of Hinchinbrook Island, just off the Queensland coast at Lucinda. This idyllic camping area provides a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
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
George Point Camping Area is positioned at the southern end of Mulligan Bay, serving as the southern entry and exit point of the Thorsborne Trail. This trail is renowned for its captivating beauty and connection to the remarkable natural surroundings. Accessible by boat, the camping area offers a tranquil escape where campers can enjoy the serene ambiance under the shade of trees while being in close proximity to the beach. The camping area is well-equipped to cater to campers' basic needs. Facilities include composting toilets for environmental sustainability, ensuring a minimal impact on the pristine surroundings. Campers are advised to bring all necessary camping gear, food, water, and any personal items needed for their stay. Additionally, for those embarking on the Thorsborne Trail, hiking gear and provisions for the trail should be prepared. Mobile phone coverage is poor.
The camping area provides campers with the opportunity to set up their tents beneath the shade of trees and enjoy easy access to the island's long and pristine beach. The beach stretches along the southern coastline of the island, offering ample space for leisurely walks, beachcombing, and relaxation. If fishing is your interest, nearby fishing spots are available (subject to zoning restrictions). The camping area's location along the coastline provides opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, and boating. Visitors can explore the waters, appreciating the natural beauty and marine life. George Point camping area offers spectacular ocean vistas, allowing campers to relax and soak in the breathtaking views of the ocean and Lucinda jetty. The jetty, stretching over 6km, is recognized as the world's largest bulk sugar loading facility. George Point camping area offers spectacular ocean vistas, allowing campers to relax and soak in the breathtaking views of the ocean and Lucinda jetty. The jetty, stretching over 6km, is recognized as the world's largest bulk sugar loading facility.