Mulligan Bay Camping Area

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Mulligan Bay camping area, nestled on the eastern side of Hinchinbrook Island, off the Queensland coast, offers a remote and pristine camping experience for outdoor enthusiasts.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Suitable For Tents


  • Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers

Additional rules

1) Open fires: prohibited.
2) Generators: not permitted.

Things to know

Mulligan Bay camping area is situated at the northern end of Mulligan Bay, on the southeast tip of Hinchinbrook Island, which forms part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. This secluded hideaway is accessible exclusively by boat, making it a haven for boaties and sea kayakers seeking a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Mulligan Bay camping area offers bush camping with beach access, catering primarily to tent camping. The campsite features an open area without separately defined sites. While there are no facilities on-site, campers are encouraged to bring essential supplies such as drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and a fuel stove. Open fires are prohibited, and generators are not allowed to preserve the natural serenity of the area. Mobile phone coverage is generally available, ensuring you can stay connected if necessary.



Mulligan Bay camping area is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts. The area boasts excellent fishing opportunities, but it's important to note that zoning restrictions apply, so be sure to check the regulations before casting your line. Anglers can try their luck at landing a delicious catch for dinner while enjoying the sounds of waves rolling up the beach. The camping area offers breathtaking views of the seascape and Orpheus Island National Park. You can also marvel at Mount Diamantina, a prominent peak on Hinchinbrook Island, which stands as a sentinel over the campsite. The surroundings are dominated by tall mangrove forests along the creek, featuring slender and stilt-like trunks that provide a unique and captivating backdrop to your camping experience.


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