Getting there & around
Greyhound Australia (1300 GREYHOUND, 1300 4739 46863) and Premier Motor Service (13 34 10) buses stop at Wongaling Shopping Village in Wongaling Beach. Average one-way fares are $29 to Cairns (two hours) and $48 to Townsville (four hours).
Trans North (4068 7400, 0419-745 875; www.transnorthbus.com; from $3; Mon-Sat) runs local buses almost every hour (except from 12.30pm to 3.30pm) between Bingil Bay and South Mission Beach until 5.30pm; the visitors centre has timetables. For a cab, call Mission Beach Maxi Cab (0428-689 366).