is a popular pastime on the island as is diving, bushwalking
or just plain relaxing. Please note marine stingers can be
found during the summer months here as can estuarine
crocodiles. During the springtime Green and Loggerhead
turtles nest on the islands and can be seen swimming around
the shallows at this time of year. The waters surrounding
the islands have a huge variety of corals. Collection of
corals is not permitted.
Camping is by permit only please
contact the ranger in charge before attempting to camp. A
maximum stay of 10 days is allowed and only 20 campers at a
time are permitted to stay. Campers must be self sufficient
in food and water for the period of their stay, fresh water
is available and gas stove. Cooking fires are not permitted.
The island itself is dry and made up mostly of grassland,
there is some acacia and eucalypt woodland along with
on island national parks or beaches are not permitted.
Check out our listing of
accommodation. Contact the local Parks and
Wildlife Service or visit the
QLD National parks, marine parks and forests website. In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions,
tours, local maps and other information.