There are several ship wrecks on the cays which make for wonderful diving and
fish viewing. North West Island was once home to a turtle soup cannery. Bird
guano was also mined here during the 1890's some remains can still be found.
Camping is by permit only on the islands and in designated areas, as there are
no visitor facilities all camping equipment and supplies must be supplied,
proper disposal of human waste and rubbish in these pristine environments is a
must to preserve the environment for future visitors.
Access to the island is
by private or charter boat only, many charter boats are available to take
visitors to the 4 islands all of which are located within 90km of Gladstone.
Contact the Capricornia Cays booking number listed below for current operators
All boat users must not anchor on the coral reefs, most of the islands have
Contact the Parks and Wildlife Service for additional