High Peak Island
High Island camping area offers a unique and secluded camping experience for outdoor enthusiasts looking to immerse themselves in nature.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Water (Non drinking)
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Open fires: prohibited. Gas and fuel stoves are recommended.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
High Island camping area is nestled on the north-west side of High Island. To reach this picturesque location, campers need to access the island by private boat. Two primary options for boat ramps are available for launching: the Mulgrave River boat ramp and the Russell River boat ramp. It's important to note that the river mouth of Mutchero Inlet at Russell Heads is subject to shallow sandbars, making the timing of crossing dependent on tide conditions. The campsite can accommodate a single large group with a maximum of 11 people, fostering an intimate and exclusive atmosphere. The ground surface of the campsite consists of sand and dirt, blending seamlessly with the natural environment. The camping area is suitable for tent camping, allowing campers to set up their tents and create their own temporary shelter. Sanitary products and nappies should be taken back to the mainland with other rubbish. Open fires are not permitted in the camping area to ensure safety and environmental preservation. Campers can use fuel stoves for cooking. Additionally, generators are prohibited to maintain a quiet and serene atmosphere. Campers are advised to bring essential items including a tarpaulin for shelter, a shovel, drinking water, toilet paper, rubbish bags, a fuel stove for cooking, a comprehensive first-aid kit, insect repellent, and sun protection equipment. Proper preparation ensures a comfortable and safe camping experience. It's important to note that mobile phone coverage on the island is very limited or not available, allowing campers to disconnect from the digital world and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the surroundings.
The camping area offers picnic tables where campers can comfortably enjoy their meals and socialize. Campers are allowed to anchor their boats in the designated areas, ensuring easy access to the camping site. The island provides opportunities for leisurely walks, allowing campers to explore the natural beauty of the surroundings. Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate the opportunity to engage in fishing activities in the surrounding waters.