Russell Island Camping transfers by Frankland Islands Reef Cruises

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Start with a drive past rainforest clad mountains and a calm scenic river cruise on board the luxurious air-conditioned vessel. Frankland Islands National Park is pristine and undeveloped and you can snorkel straight from the beach across a wide variety of colourful coral and a vast array of tropical fish. Follow giant turtles as they glide through the water, set up your tent and your time is yours. Camping sites are limited, this is one of the few locations on the Great Barrier Reef that island camping is allowed!

The minimum fee is $600.00 for up to two guests. Three or more is $240.00 per person for a return transfer. GBRMPA fees payable per day of $7.00 per person per day capped at 3 days. Quotes can be provided for groups, schools and locals so please contact our office.

A camping permit must be obtained through QPWS.

Coach pick ups from hotels available from $20 or self drive to 169 Ross Road Deeral. Free parking available at this location.

Campers are responsible for providing all their own equipment, food and water for the duration as well as arranging any emergency call ins.


Adventure and Outdoors Tours Australian Tourism Export Council Basic Boating Camping Canoeing/Kayaking Carpark Caters for limited mobility Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Family Friendly Free Wifi Full Day Land - Motorised Land - Self Propelled Nature and wildlife Non Smoking Professional Association of Diving Instructors Queensland Tourism Industry Council Scuba Diving Scuba Schools International Sightseeing Tours Snorkelling Swimming Walk Water - Motorised Water - Self Propelled


Enjoy the drive past rainforest clad mountain ranges and open fields of sugar cane, then take in the scenery on the 30 minute Mulgrave River cruise while you travel on board the luxurious air-conditioned vessel. Travel a short open water crossing to Frankland Group National Park where you can literally snorkel straight from the beach across a wide variety of colourful coral and a vast array of tropical fish. Follow giant turtles as they glide through the water.

If you prefer you can view spectacular coral from the comfort of the semi-submersible while crew talk you through the amazing array of fish and coral. You can also explore the island at your leisure or join a guided tour and explore rock pools full of life with their marine biologist.

Accredited dive instructors can help you enjoy a scuba dive amongst the rich underwater world.

You will enjoy a tropical buffet lunch including prawns and morning and afternoon tea, with a licenced bar and snacks available on board.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking

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