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
Starting point for Great Barrier Reef
We will have one chance to visit the Great Barrier Reef during our trip along the east coat of Australia. We will start in Cairns in September and spend 2 months travelling towards Sydney. Should we be taking a trip to the reef from Cairns or Mission Beach or another location? ...
Whitsundays and Fraser Island
Hi My Partner and I are in Mission Beach at the moment (waiting for the sunshine to come out!!). We are planning to travel down to Brisbane within the next month and want to do a sailing trip around the Whitsundays and driving trip around Fraser! Can anyone recommend any tour companys that we should try? We ...
East Coast Austrailia Recommendations
National Park) - Airlie Beach (access to the Whitsundays) for a few days - Cairns for access to Cape Tribulation, the Atherton Tablelands, snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef and Mission Beach ...
to our new friends at the hostel we set off for our next destination, Mission Beach. We arrived at Mission Beach around 2.00pm after a 2 ½ hour journey from Cairns, on the way down we found out that the Mission Beach area has an endangered species called the Cassowary of which they fully publicise ...
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