Nine Mile Beach—Melaleuca

  • Unpowered Site

Nine Mile Beach—Melaleuca is a picturesque camping area located on the Queensland coast, offering a serene coastal getaway for nature enthusiasts.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Kiosk

  • Suitable For Camper Trailer

  • Suitable For Tents


  • Anchoring allowed

  • Generators allowed

Additional rules

1) Open fires: camp fires are allowed with strict conditions (BYO fire containers, must be enclosed and off the ground) except when fire bans apply—read take care with fire. Gas or fuel stoves are recommended.
2) Generators: allowed. Generators may be operated only between 8am and 7pm providing they have a sound rating of 65 decibels (2.0Kva) or less.

Things to know

Access to Nine Mile Beach—Melaleuca is primarily via high clearance 4WD vehicles or by boat. Off-road camper trailers may also access the area, depending on track and weather conditions. Access tracks from the beach to camping areas are marked with names and a camping and vehicle access symbol. There are four defined open camping areas without separately defined sites: Myrtella (maximum 24 people), Melaleuca (maximum 18 people), Pandanus (maximum 12 people), and Casuarina (maximum 18 people). The campsite surface consists of grass and sand. There are no facilities at the camping area itself. The nearest facilities are located at Five Rocks camping area in Byfield Conservation Park. Campfires are not allowed except when strict conditions are met (BYO fire containers, must be enclosed and off the ground), and fire bans are not in effect. Gas or fuel stoves are recommended. Generators are permitted with certain conditions. They may only be operated between 8am and 7pm, and they must have a sound rating of 65 decibels (2.0Kva) or less. Be sure to bring insect repellent, sunscreen, a first-aid kit, sturdy rubbish bags, drinking water, and sufficient fuel for your vehicle. Portable chemical toilets are recommended. Mobile phone coverage is unreliable in the area. Reception may be available from Stockyard Point headland or on the beach at low tide. It is advisable to consider taking a satellite phone for communication.



Visitors can enjoy activities such as walking, scenic drives, snorkeling, diving, canoeing, kayaking, boating, swimming, and fishing in the surrounding area. Nine Mile Beach—Melaleuca is a hidden gem for those seeking a remote and natural camping experience along the picturesque Australian coastline. It offers an opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of urban life and immerse yourself in the serenity of the outdoors while enjoying the beauty of the beach and surrounding landscapes.


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