Gloucester Island

The Whitsundays

Part of the northern Whitsundays, tree-swaddled Gloucester is so close to the Queensland mainland at Hideaway Bay that Captain Cook declared it 'Cape Gloucester'. Quiet and lovely, it hosts two very basic camp sites – the more accessible Bona Bay, and East Side Bay.

Buy camping permits (adult/family per night $6.55/26) online from Queensland Parks & Wildlife before visiting.

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