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Mission Beach

Nature takes centre stage at Mission Beach with its long unspoilt beaches, deserted islands and white-water rivers fringed by rainforest. There are no crowds at this seductive and easy going destination which is perfect for relaxation or discovering adrenalin pumping outdoor activities.

This is the birthplace of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, so exploring the reef is a must. Reef boats leave from the Clump Point jetty, join a kayaking tour or hire a dinghy and take a picnic to a deserted Great Barrier Reef island.

Mission Beach has 14 kilometres of sandy beaches, so it is easy to find a quiet place to relax with a book or indulge by checking into the couple's room at a day spa and relaxing with the fabulous beach views. There are four villages that are collectively known as Mission Beach: South Mission Beach, Wongaling Beach, North Mission Beach and Bingil Bay.

Lush rainforest touches the shores of Mission Beach, hiding the elusive southern cassowary. Look for these majestic creatures on an easy rainforest walks and keep an eye out for the brilliant blue Ulysses butterfly, another local icon.

Nearby is the spectacular Misty Mountains Trail, a series of long-distance walking tracks through high-altitude rainforest. Several follow the ridgelines used by the area's traditional owners, the Jirrbal and Mamu Aboriginal people.

The serene beauty of Mission Beach hides another side to this friendly beachside retreat - adrenalin-pumping adventure. Skydive from a plane on to the beach, head into the heart of the rainforest for white water rafting or explore the area on a jet ski or mountain bike.

Luxurious resorts, elegant hill-top apartments and beach houses are favourites for those wanting to escape from their busy lives, or choose from family-friendly motels, beach caravan parks and popular backpacker hostels. Mission Beach is about a two hour drive south of Cairns.

Mission Beach
Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Queensland
Australia

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Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park

Kurrimine Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
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From AU$35.00 - 245.00
Dare to be spoiled at Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park just 70 metres from beautiful Kurrimine Beach, an unspoilt tropical retreat - North Queensland's best kept secret! With King Reef just offshore, there is great fishing to try, fossicking or just relaxing around their huge pool watching the kids enjoy themselves with their fun pool toys. Or they can try out the jumping pillow, the playground or the giant chess or checkers sets. The camp kitchen has a giant television screen and their gym and games room contribute to a great holiday experience. Enjoy nearby attractions like Paronella Park, Dunk Island, Canecutter Way, Murdering Point Winery, and numerous waterfalls and national parks. A great place to base yourself to explore the beautiful Cassowary Coast area. Wireless internet, bait, ice and a small shop with supplies are available. Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park is a Top Tourist Park.

Sealords Bed and Breakfast

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$130.00 - 150.00
Sealords Bed and Breakfast is a gracious and utterly relaxing place. This stately retreat, built from glowing ironbark and bluegum, offers high vaulted ceilings, polished timber floors and spacious living areas and charming themed bedrooms with queen or king beds. Each room has its own entrance, verandah and ensuites / spa. A self-contained private cabin is also available. Children are welcome and the property is wheelchair friendly. Relax by the saltwater pool and enjoy delicious breakfasts on the shady verandahs overlooking tropical gardens and rainforest or the Coral Sea. Ideally positioned metres from the beach and jetty and rainforest walking.

Mission Beach Resort

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$129.00 - 359.00
Mission Beach Resort is centrally located in Wongaling Beach, close to the local Woolworths, and is only 400 metres to Wongaling Beach. Spread out over almost 12 acres, the Mission Beach Resort is the premier accommodation venue along the coast line between Townsville and Cairns, with four swimming pools on site. Built in the late 1970's, the Resort was originally only a Local Pub. The first Accommodation Rooms were build mid 1980s, just before Cyclone Winifred crossed and devastated North Queensland. In 2007, their Ti-Tree area was renovated from Backpacker Style Accommodation to Deluxe Rooms and Suites, making the Resort desirable to a broader population. With the ability to accommodate the needs of an extensive array of guests, the Resort is a popular destination for corporate traveller's throughout the week, and families and leisure guests on the weekends and holidays. The Mission Beach Resort has 68 guest rooms in total. These consist of one and two Bedroom Apartments, Deluxe Rooms, Deluxe Family Rooms and Studio Rooms.

Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$44.00 - 58.00
Sshh… a resort disguised as a hostel. Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach hostel is set on an acre of lush, tropical gardens, offering a clean, safe and friendly environment with completely renovated dormitory and twin rooms, sparkling bathrooms, air-conditioning and a fully equipped 24-hour kitchen. At Absolute Backpackers helping you relax and have fun is their priority! Chill out by the pool or soak up the friendly atmosphere while having a few drinks on the lawn. It’s your call. They’ve even created chill-out zones throughout the hostel, each with their own music and vibe. So no matter what your mood there’s always somewhere that’s right for you. Absolute Backpackers is just a few minutes’ walk from Queensland’s best beach, shops and pub. Enjoy free weekly barbecues, pool and spa, movie and games nights, beach football matches and many more fun activities. Their friendly staff can’t wait to let you in on the local area and its secrets.

Sanctuary Retreat

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
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From AU$65.00 - 165.00
Sanctuary Retreat is an affordable accredited eco-tourism rainforest sanctuary, Eco-lodge and Yoga Retreat at Mission Beach, North Queensland, half way between Townsville and Cairns. Set on over 50 acres of lush tropical rainforest overlooking the Coral Sea, Sanctuary is as much a refuge for travellers as it is for wildlife. Designed to minimally impact on the outstanding natural values of the environment, Sanctuary offers guests an intimate, yet comfortable rainforest experience in a unique setting. Sitting high on a hill to catch the cooling breezes and views across the forest to the Coral Sea beyond, the Sanctuary Long House Restaurant and Bar captures the essence of the tropics. Polished hardwood floors, high ceilings with fans lazily shifting the balmy air and a large balcony situated perfectly to watch the sunrise heralded by a dawn chorus or a full moon appear out of the sea at sunset. Accommodation is in either secluded forest huts or deluxe canopy cabins nestled under the rainforest canopy. Sanctuary offers guests a unique insight into the ecology of a tropical rainforest along with the knowledge that by staying at Sanctuary, they are contributing to the conservation of plants and animals found nowhere else on earth.

Castaways Resort and Spa Mission Beach

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$155.00 - 550.00
Castaways Resort and Spa Mission Beach is your absolute beachfront escape in the tropics. Idyllically bound by the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforest, Castaways is the perfect destination for couples, families with children and groups of friends. Mission Beach remains one of the yet to be discovered jewels of the Tropical North. A tropical playground located just 90 minutes south of Cairns; Mission Beach boasts more activities than any other destination in the North with over twenty nearby islands, white water rafting, reef trips and beach landing sky dives just to name a few. Mission Beach is actually the closest land way point to the Great Barrier Reef. Giving you more time snorkeling and less time on a transfer. For the ideal beach holiday, Castaways Resort and Spa is flawlessly positioned on coconut lined lawns just twenty metres from the white sands of Mission Beach and the sparkling waters of Coral Sea. The resort features a day- spa, conference and wedding facilities, restaurant and cocktail bar and accommodation all boasting expansive views to Dunk Island and the Coral Sea.

Licuala Lodge

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$125.00 - 155.00
Licuala Lodge is set in 2.5 acres of world heritage rainforest, just 1.5 kilometres from the beach. Guest accommodation is separate to the main house, full ensuite and has a veranda overlooking the lush tropical gardens. There is a magnificent waterfall swimming pool open for your enjoyment day and night. A wonderful breakfast is served on the upper veranda of the main house. There is a large guest lounge with television, DVD player, library, games, book swap, tour desk. The lounge has cooking facilities, and a barbecue is located just outside the lounge. If you want peace and tranquillity, then they can be found here - no traffic noise, no aircraft noise - bliss! Of course, wireless Internet is available. All your laundry needs can be met, and children aged 10 to 17 are welcome. The Lodge is not suitable for children under the age of 10. Mission Beach also offers plenty of activities for the more energetic. Scuba diving, skydiving, white-water rafting and sea kayaking are all on offer. Also fishing, golf, cycling and excellent rainforest walks.
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