Tin Can Bay


Secluded in the midst of picturesque Tin Can Inlet, experience a tranquil getaway to this area known for its eco-tourism surroundings. Tin Can Bay is a perfect place to unwind and relax. Originally known by the aborigines as Tuncanbar, this peaceful bayside town is well known for its recreational fishing and boating pleasures. There’s an excellent public boat ramp. Indeed, fishing is the major industry here, with prawning fleets based in Schnapper Creek.

There’s a range of accommodation options in the township, from caravan park to holiday units.

Tin Can bay is about 210 kilometres north of Brisbane.

Quick Facts

Tin Can Bay is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Gympie  in Queensland, it is located approximately 173kms from the capital Brisbane and extends over an area of 235.304 square kilometres. Tin Can Bay has a recorded population of 2242 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.

If you are planning a visit to Tin Can Bay we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Tin Can Bay and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.