Balgal Beach

Balgal Beach, Townsville Area

Balgal Beach forms part of the popular Northern Beaches district of Townsville North Queensland. Offering a superb sand beach and secure swimming in the stinger net from November to May, Balgal is ideal for a relaxing day by the ocean or a fun way to spend time with the whole family. The area is also a renowned river fishing location.

For those wishing to explore deeper and head out to the Great Barrier Reef, Balgal Beach provides excellent boat ramp facilities and easy access to the spectacular Palm Island group.

There are a number of licensed cafe and accommodation available in the area including holiday units and designated tent camping and vehicle camping areas.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Turn off via Bruce Highway
Balgal Beach, Townsville Area
Queensland
Australia

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