The site also has the oldest European structure in tropical Australia, a
stone beacon that was constructed in 1844.
The Raine Island Corporation was
established under the Meaker Trust (Raine Island Research) Act 1981 to foster
and ensure the conservation and management of the natural and cultural heritage
resources of Raine Island, Moulter and Maclennan Cays and the surrounding seas.
Donations: You can contribute to the important work of the Raine Island
Corporation! All funds received by way of gift or donation are used for
conservation and research into Raine Island, Moulter and Maclennan Cays and the
surrounding seas. Bequests in the name of the Corporation and larger donations
may be directed towards specific research and conservation projects. Donations
may be sent directly to the Corporation, but please don’t send cash through the
post! Cheques or money orders made payable to Raine Island Corporation are
gratefully accepted. To make a donation by credit card, please contact the
All donors receive an information pack on Raine Island and are
kept informed of the Corporation’s latest research and conservation efforts. All
donations will be acknowledged.
Location: 620 km
north-north-west of Cairns, on the
outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef.
Source: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
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.