You’re more likely to spot cassowaries than crowds at Mission Beach
Welcome to Mission Beach, where World Heritage rainforest meets the colourful Coral Sea. This laid-back beach town has a population of just over 1,000 people, honesty fruit stalls line the roads and you'll often have its picture-perfect beaches all to yourself. Mission Beach is also the closest access point to the Great Barrier Reef, with vibrant coral gardens and diverse tropical fish a mere 40km offshore. Whether you want to jump on a boat to Dunk Island, go snorkelling or wind down with a yoga class, Mission Beach is a must-visit on any East Coast adventure.
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