Hummocky Island Camping Area
Hummocky Island Camping Area is a secluded and picturesque camping spot located on the northeastern side of Hummocky Island, situated approximately 46 kilometers southeast of Rosslyn Bay Harbour near Yeppoon, Australia. This camping area offers a unique and serene experience for nature enthusiasts, as it is accessible only by boat.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Water (Non drinking)
1) Fires Prohibited (open and closed): Gas or liquid fuelled stoves for cooking purposes are permitted.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
The camping area is situated on the north-eastern side of the island's beach and day-use area. It provides beautiful views and a tranquil atmosphere. Access to the camping area is exclusively by boat, making it a remote and peaceful destination. There is one undefined camping area on the island, with a group size limit of up to 6 people. The camping area is covered in sand, providing a comfortable and natural surface for tents. There are no facilities on the camping site, so campers need to be self-sufficient. Visitors should come prepared with all necessary supplies, including food and drinking water. It's essential to bring sturdy rubbish bags to pack out all trash. Additionally, items such as insect repellent, sun protection, a first aid kit, and a reliable torch are recommended for a comfortable camping experience. Mobile phone coverage is generally reliable on the island. However, due to the remote location, it's advisable to have alternative communication options, such as VHF marine radios and satellite phones, for safety and emergency situations.
Explorers can take leisurely walks along the beach or venture into the island's interior to observe the local flora and fauna. Hummocky Island boasts excellent opportunities for snorkelling and diving. Its location within a Habitat Protection Zone ensures an abundance of marine life to explore. Please note that harvesting and collecting marine life require a permit. The island's location and anchoring facilities make it a great base for boating enthusiasts to explore the surrounding waters. The easy access to the beach from the camping area allows for convenient swimming in the crystal-clear waters. Anglers can try their luck fishing in the nearby waters, which are known for their variety of marine species.