Kent Island Camping Area - Barnard Island Group National Park

National Park - Queensland


The islands feature outstanding rock formations and diverse landforms including shallow reefs, sand spits, beaches and dense rainforest-clad slopes. They also host important seabird rookeries.

Camping area features: considered the best of the Barnard Island Group National Park camping areas—a great base for fishing and birdwatching.

Location: on the north side of Kent Island.

Access: private boat or sea kayak from Mourilyan Harbour or Kurrimine Beach. Several commercial operators also provide access to the Barnard Islands. 

Number of sites: three sites (separate but not numbered).

Camp sites are suitable for: small to medium sized tents. Each campsite holds five people. A maximum of 15 campers are allowed on the island at any one time. Maximum group size is 10 people.

Camp site surface: sand.

Facilities: seats. At each site poles are provided for erecting tarpaulins.

Open fires: not allowed. Fuel stoves only.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: tarpaulin, drinking water, rubbish bags, fuel or gas stove, comprehensive first-aid kit and insect repellent.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. No camping fees apply. Bookings are essential and are required well in advance for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

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Camping Fee - Family $27.00
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