Humpy Island Camping Area
Humpy Island Camping Area offers a picturesque and nature-rich experience for outdoor enthusiasts. Nestled within the embrace of Casuarina groves, this camping area is renowned for its popularity within the Keppels region.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Water (Non drinking)
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Fires: Prohibited (open and closed). Gas or liquid fuelled stoves for cooking purposes are permitted.
2) Generators: not permitted
Things to know
Access to Humpy Island Camping Area is exclusively by boat, contributing to the sense of seclusion and adventure. This requirement ensures that visitors are rewarded with an authentic island experience, away from the mainland hustle and bustle. While camping on Humpy Island, visitors are provided with essential facilities that enhance their stay while maintaining the island's pristine environment. The camping area, characterized by its Casuarina-shaded landscape, doesn't feature separately defined campsites but rather offers a cohesive and harmonious natural setting. This unique arrangement fosters a sense of shared space, enabling up to 60 campers to enjoy the island at any given time. For group campers, the limit is set at 8 individuals per group, ensuring a balance between preserving the serene atmosphere and accommodating larger parties. Campers have access to composting toilets, ensuring environmentally conscious waste disposal. Picnic tables offer a comfortable setting for meals and gatherings, and taps provide access to water for washing and cleaning. As a remote camping area, visitors are required to bring their own drinking water along with other camping essentials. While campfires are prohibited, campers are allowed to use gas or liquid-fueled stoves for cooking purposes, ensuring a safe and controlled cooking environment. Generators are not permitted, contributing to the tranquillity of the island. Mobile phone coverage is generally reliable on the island, but to ensure a reliable means of communication, visitors are advised to bring VHF marine radios and satellite phones.
The island's paths and trails provide opportunities for leisurely walks, allowing visitors to explore the surroundings. The camping area's prime location offers easy access to fringing reefs, making it a haven for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts. Crystal-clear waters invite campers to indulge in refreshing swims during their stay. The calm waters surrounding the island are perfect for canoeing and kayaking adventures. Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate the ample fishing opportunities in the surrounding waters.