Bedarra Island

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Paul Toogood, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Paul Toogood, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Bedarra Island is an island in Australia. It is located in the state of Queensland, about 1,300 kilometers northwest of the state capital Brisbane.

Bedarra Island is located about seven kilometers off the tropical coast of North Queensland, halfway between Townsville and Cairns, the nearest coastal town is Mission Beach. It is in the center of Family Islands National Park.
The island is divided into three main parts. One section includes the Bedarra Island Resort, which consists of eight villas serving the luxury tourism market. Another area, known as East Bedarra, is made up of seven private vacation homes on land that once belonged to the artist Noel Wood. The third section, known as the Bedarra Hideaway, is an old 16-room resort that has been out of business since 1991.
Since 1980, the island has been privately owned by the travel company Dunk Island Resort, it houses several luxury hotels, among the pristine rainforest. Almost complete absence of people – sandy beaches and rainforest.  Bedarra Island it is one of the most expensive islands in Australia (5 *). A place for an unforgettable vacation.

Access : Coordinates: -18.003889, 146.148889 / Bedarra Island Located 4 km. off the coast of Queensland between Townsville and Cairns / You can get to the island via Dunk Island or by water transfer from Mission Beach.

Highlights :

  • Bedarra Island is located in the northern part of the Great Barrier Reef and is part of the Australian eastern state of Queensland.
  • The island has a typical coral origin but contains rock formations, granite cliffs and sheer cliffs. The area of ​​the island is about 1 square kilometer.
  • The island’s tropical rainforests are home to many birds, giant butterflies and lizards, while the coastal areas are home to snakes, sea turtles, octopuses, dugong dolphins and white whales.
  • Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities / trekking / Water skiing , Fishing on the island, Snorkeling, Motor boat, Picnics by the ocean, Walking around the island, Tennis  , Scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef, Massages and spa treatments, Fishing on the reef.

Go next : Mission Beach , a small coastal town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. / The popular tourist destination of Dunk Island. / Great Barrier Reef.

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