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Balgal Beach Barbecue
Balgal Beach
Map of Balgal Beach
Turn off via Bruce Highway
Balgal Beach
Queensland 4816 Australia

Balgal Beach
Balgal Beach, Townsville Area

Free Entry

13 0087 8001


Balgal Beach is a beachside community popular as a day and overnight trip destination for locals and tourists to Townsville. Just a few minutes from Rollingstone, Balgal Beach features a stinger net, which is installed and patrolled from November to May, and an excellent boat ramp facility with easy access to the Palm Island group. It boasts a superb sand beach as well as a wide creek mouth and is a renowned beach and river fishing location.

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Other activities include visiting the Anzac memorial, viewing the interpretive historic signage, having a picnic and barbecue at the park, bird watching and fishing.

There is also a licensed cafe and a variety of accommodation which includes Holiday Units and Townsville City Councils two designated limited tent camping and vehicle camping areas. Download the flyer from their website for more information on free camping.

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Property Details


  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet


  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Open Times

Note: Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are permitted.

How To Get There

Balgal Beach is a small community approximately 53 kilometres north of Willows Shopping Centre. Turn right just before Rollingstone Creek.

Free Entry

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.