picturesque 1.75 hours drive south from Cairns and
2.5 hours north from Townsville through rich cane
fields, banana plantations and historic towns, Mission
Beach is a unique and unspoilt haven.
Beach is comprised of the coastal settlements of Bingil
Bay, Mission Beach (local business area), Wongaling Beach
(business precinct) and South Mission Beach ... all only
It offers a good level of infrastructure and
services including supermarkets, restaurants, resorts,
hotels, medical centre, shopping, cafés, art galleries
and various tours. Essential services include police, ambulance,
fire brigade and schools.
Mission Beach is secluded, yet it is also the perfect
base to explore the other wonders of the region; the Great
Barrier Reef, Hinchinbrook Island, Dunk Island, Paronella
Park at Mena Creek, Mamu Canopy
Walkway, Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, World
Heritage Wet Tropic Rainforest and the Gulf Savannah.
to Mission Beach
If you are flying into Cairns, allow one and three quarter
hours from the airport for a comfortable drive to Mission
If you are flying into Townsville then allow two and a
half hours drive to Mission Beach.
The major car hire firms all service Mission Beach as
does the local Sugarland Car Hire.
Should you wish to travel by coach then phone Premier:
Phone 13 34 10, or McCafferty's: Phone 13 14 99, or Greyhound:
Phone 13 20 30.
Mission Beach - Dunk Island Connections bus will meet
you in Cairns and take you to your accommodation - Phone
(07) 4059 2709
half way between Cairns and Townsville.
colours of the rainforest.