Brampton Island

Brampton Island

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Almost entirely National Park, Brampton has 12 glorious beaches and its own coral reef.


Sitting at the southern entrance of the Whitsunday Passage, Brampton Island is a tropical island haven. Brampton Island is 32 kilometres north-east of Mackay and 50 kilometres south of Hamilton Island. You can access both Brampton and Carlisle islands by private boat.

Almost entirely, National Park, Brampton has seven glorious beaches and its own coral reef. The passage in-between Brampton and Carlisle Islands is known as the "Fishbowl" and is a renowned snorkelling area, where reef sharks, turtles and a kaleidoscope of tropical fish can be witnessed.

Brampton Island has an abundance of native bush and wildlife, including kangaroos and is an important turtle rookery.

Brampton Peak is the island's highest point and rises to 214 metres above sea level. There are secluded picnic areas at Brampton's Western Bay and Dinghy Bay West, however best to check in with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) before visiting.

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