Maureen's Cove, Hook Island

National Park - Queensland


Camping area features: The bays of Hook Island offer some of the most beautiful fringing reefs with good diving and snorkelling opportunities. Maureen’s Cove is a coral rubble beach on the north of Hook Island. It provides uninterrupted views over the fringing reef out to the Coral Sea. A small creek meanders behind the campground to the bay, and beach vegetation such as pandanus and beach gardenias provide shelter.

Location: Northern Hook Island; approximately 35 km north-east of Airlie Beach.

Access: The camping area can be reached by boat (only) at mid to high tide.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 24 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: Coral rubble.

Facilities: Composting toilet, picnic tables.

Open fires: Prohibited.

Generators: Not permitted.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. 

Bookings: Book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings recommended for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

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