Backpacking Mission Beach

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    PERFECT PLACE TO CHILL OUT ON THE BEACH: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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    GREAT PLACE FOR A VARIETY OF WATER SPORTS: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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    GO MOUNTAIN BIKING THROUGH THE LUSH WORLD HERITAGE LISTED RAINFOREST: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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Mission Beach Highlights

  • This is where two World Heritage areas, The Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest come together to form a tropical paradise.

  • This is a popular destination for backpackers.

  • Perfect location to chill out on the beach.

  • Head out to The Great Barrier Reef for some amazing diving.

  • Take a trip to beautiful Dunk Island, which is cloaked in a mosaic of dense rainforest.

  • Go white-water rafting on the Tully River.

  • Partake in other adventure and adrenaline activities such as skydiving, horse riding, fishing, mountain biking and sailing.

About Mission Beach

Population 1,100

This small stretch of coast is where two World Heritage areas, The Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest, come together to form a tropical paradise. There are several small settlements dotted along the 14 kilometres of Mission Beach including; North Mission Beach, Wongaling, Bingil Bay and South Mission Beach.

The place has become popular with backpackers as it is the perfect location to chill out, take a boat trip out to The Great Barrier Reef, Dunk Island and other nearby islands, go white water rafting on the Tully River, or walk or mountain bike through the rainforests. Other activities available include skydiving, horse riding, fishing and sailing.

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Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre

Porter Promenade
Mission Beach, Queensland
Phone (07) 4068 7099
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