Mission Beach itself is a small beach town in northern Queensland with about 1,000 inhabitants, but the attractions of Mission Beach and surroundings stretch for around 15 kilometres along the Coral Sea coastline.
From the Mission Beach Travel Guide
A fantastic breath of fresh air after travelling down from Gilligans, this place is super chilled and friendly. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm but had the whole room to myself, which was kinda nice! Much easier to meet people than in a huge, faceless party hostel. Loved it. Great place to do a skydive! ... more
The hostel is the cleanest I ever been in. The kitchen is open 24/7 which is a big + ... more
The staff are really friendly at this place. It has a nice personal/family feel to it and is not one of those huge backpacker party joints. The rooms are basic but air conditioned and the location is great (in the middle of the Mission Beach township). We stayed for 3 nights and went rafting on the Tully river from here, which was ideal. ... more
I'm going to be in Mission Beach around Christmas. Is anyone else travelling around that area around that time? Wouldn't mind catching up? Cheers Roy ...
Mission Beach? hit or miss?
Just wondering about Mission Beach... is it worth the stop or should I spend time elsewhere? I'm going from Sydney to Cairns and hitting Byron Bay, Brisbane, rainbow beach, fraser island, Whitsundays, magnetic Island, Cairns, and Cape Trib for sure... any other recommendations? I only have 25 days! ...