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Mission Beach, Mission Beach

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At Mission Beach, you will find 14 km (8.6 miles) of white sandy beach dotted with coconut palms. Surrounded by World Heritage tropical rainforest on one side and the Great Barrier Reef on the other, the beach has Australia’s highest density of cassowaries roaming the rainforest. These large birds are easy to spot, because Cyclone Yas stripped bare much of the rainforest. Close to the beach is Clump Point, a popular fishing spot. There are walking trailsthat give you access to the Great Barrier Reef. Home to Djiru people Mission Beach is also culturally significant. Close to the beach, you can visit a memorial that provides insight into the Aboriginal history of the area Arrange to visit Mission Beach and other attractions in Mission Beach using our Mission Beach itinerary maker.
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  • The beach seemed very quiet when we visited. There are many restaurants and cafes around, some quite delightful. We ventured a little further past the main beach and came to a little clearing with a l...  more »
  • With no one cleaning this beach it seemed a little grotty but as access to the sea itself is restricted due to crocs and stingers I guess there is little point in keeping it in tip top condition. Aust...  more »
  • On my way to Brisbane from Cairns and I thought why not stop off at Mission Beach first. So here I am. I stop to camp at Cassowary Council Mission Beach Caravan Park, nice spot right on the beach fron...  more »