Scenic continental Brampton Island was once part of a mainland mountain range. Today it is surrounded by sparkling turquoise waters, rising from sea level to 214 metres at Brampton Peak.
Its rocky headlands dotted with hoop pines, open grasslands, woodlands, sheltered bays, and long sandy beaches make this island one of the most scenic off the Queensland coast.... more
The walk from the jetty to Brampton Peak is steep in places, but you will be rewarded with splendid views of the mainland and Carlisle Island's steep forested slopes. Enjoy the surroundings and catch your breath at one of the bench seats along the way.... less
Wear sturdy shoes, use sunscreen and carry water.
Best to walk between April and September when humidity is lower.
How To Get There
Brampton Island is situated just 32 kilometres north of Mackay. Access is by private boat.
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