Local Highlights

Great Barrier Reef
One of Australia's most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world's largest coral reef. Mission Beach provides the closest & fastest access point to the Great Barrier Reef, about 1 hour travel time.

Dunk Island
Visit Dunk Island, Australia’s most beautiful tropical rainforest island.

Sea Kayaking
Sea kayaking from Mission Beach is a fun, active and eco-friendlyway to explore the tropical coast and nearby islands including the famous Dunk Island.

Go Extreme by jumping out of the plane at 14,000ft with breathtaking views of Dunk and Bedarra islands, landing on the Golden Beach sand of Mission Beach. It's fun, thrilling and easy with no experience necessary.

Beach Horse Riding
With over 20kms of Beach, it can take you up to 3-4 hours return trip, you will ride between coastal jungle and the coral sea with island views in the marine park. They offer 1-4 hours guided horse ride.

Tully Sugar Mill Tour
Only during the crushing season (June - November). Duration, approx 1.5 to 2 hours

Croc & Wildlife Tours
See Australia's tropical wildlife in its natural habitat. Search by spotlight for one of the oldest and most awesome predators on earth, the saltwater crocodile. Venture into unique eco-sytems in World Heritage listed rainforest rivers. Learn how to catch the world famous Queensland Mud Crab. With a tours guide to interpret the river and its wildlife along the way. This tour operates at night 4:30-7:30pm

Ingan Tours - Spirit of the Rainforest Tour
Take a cultural journey into World Heritage rainforest with the local Jirrbal people. This 4-5 hour hiking trail allows you to experience life in the rainforest, learn about Aboriginal uses of the flora and fauna, listen to stories and visit the sacred story places of the unique and beautiful Echo Creek Falls. Fitness Level - Moderate

Ingan Tours - River Walk
A REFRESHING WALK FOR ALL AGES... Experience how Aboriginal life existed on the beautiful creek banks of the Davidson Creek. Reinvigorate your senses and understand the natural environment through aboriginal eyes.

Ingan Tour - Yunba
LISTEN TO THE STORY OF YUNBA & THE HEALING POND... Peer into the culture of the local Jirrbal people. Walk into the world heritage rainforest and listen to the water and unique sounds within, hear of Aboriginal life, the story of Yunba and how this magical creature healed the sick and wounded. See a Midja and share damper and billy tea by the campfire while the healing pond waits to meet you. Yunba is a relaxing tour with a unique rainforest Aboriginal experience.

Ingan Tour - Tully Kayak Tours
ADVENTURE...ADVENTURE...ADVENTURE... Experience the "next big North Queensland fresh water adventure". "The Bulgun" is a beautiful fresh water river edged by the rainforest. Ready for you to kayak, jump in for a swim, spot fresh water fish and pull up on the beach damper and billy tea. A couple of small grade rapids add to the adventure. Local Ingan tour guides kayak you down the stream and provide interpretation of the river and the rainforest.

Murdering Point Winery
Established in 2001, Murdering Point Winery is recognised not only as a unique exotic tropical fruit winery, but also an attraction with a truly intriguing name. Be tempted with Murdering Point Winery's range of premium red and white wines (dry & sweet), ports and creams, all made from native and exotic fruits of the region. BIG4 members receive one free Murdering Point Port Glass with any purchase of wine, port or cream.

Tropical Fruit Safari
EXOTIC FRUIT PRESENTATION AND TASTING Mondays & Tuesdays at 1:00pm to 2:00pm at the Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre, Porter Promenade, Mission Beach. Arrive to pay at 12.45pm. Session begins at 1pm sharp & no late arrivals taken. This is an exciting new experience for Visitors and locals alike. Learn about our exotic fruit industry. Intoxicate your taste buds with new exotic flavours. Normally operating Mondays and Tuesdays (April to October only)

Chocolate Tour
- A Unique “cocoa tree to chocolate bar” experience - See the 13 stages of making chocolate - Taste the ingredients and of course the finished chocolate - Tour includes Aussie Farm Lunch

Local Events

from 05 January, 2014 to 21 December, 2020
Markets - First & Third Sunday of each month Fresh local produce, plants, arts & crafts, clothing, hats, delicious fresh food and much, much more.

Monster Market
from 20 April, 2014 to 30 November, 2020
Easter Sunday on April 2014 , last Sunday of the month from May 2014 to November 2014. There are a huge variety of stalls - locally grown fruit & veg, plants, clothes, jewellery, art & craft, second-hand goods, plus lots of home made food and smoothies, tea/coffee, ice-cream.

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