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Gladstone

Islands and Beaches


Walk around the islands of the Southern Great Barrier Reef or along the beaches of the Gladstone coast and experience the feel of pure white sand between your toes. See fish, turtles and dolphins at play and stop for awhile under the shade of a pandanus tree.

The Gladstone islands of Heron and Wilson Islands, Lady Musgrave Island and Fitzroy Lagoon are true coral cays. A coral cay is where part of the reef has accumulated sand over time and become stable enough to support vegetation, and hence populations of native birds and small land animals. On these islands you can enjoy diving, snorkelling, fishing, reef walking or exploring the flora and fauna.

On the mainland, Boyne Island is renowned for its beautiful foreshore parks, while its sister town of Tannum Sands offers long sandy beaches for safe family fun. Hire a board and take a surf lesson at Australia’s most northern surf beach, situated near the towns Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy.

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