Exquisite Seafood Dining with Ocean Views

Australian cuisine, prepared for you with fresh local ingredients

Buko Restaurant Mission Beach

Castaways Resort & Spa Mission Beach

Nestled in the heart of Mission Beach, BUKO offers a dining experience that encapsulates the essence of coastal living. With an atmosphere perfect for sipping cocktails, enjoying romantic dinners, or celebrating special events, BUKO’s fusion of fresh local seafood, delightful drinks, and stunning uninterrupted beach views creates an unforgettable culinary journey.

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Mission Beach Ferry

Do You Need To Book The Dunk Island Ferry?​

For those looking for a more personalised service, QuickCoast provides a fast and convenient way to reach Dunk Island. Their services are ideal for small groups or those desiring a more private experience.

Customised Trips: QuickCoast offers the flexibility to arrange trips at times that suit your schedule, perfect for avoiding the crowds.

Charter Services: They also provide charter services, ideal for special events or a more luxurious journey.

Advanced Bookings: Book now to arrange your custom trip or charter service, ensuring a tailor-made experience that fits your itinerary.

Mission Beach Holiday Homes

Mission Beach Holidays​

At Mission Beach, accommodation options cater to every preference: from luxury resorts with world-class amenities and stunning ocean views, ideal for romantic or family holidays, to charming B&Bs offering cosy comfort and personalised service.

Self-contained apartments are perfect for groups or families, while beachfront cabins and caravan parks provide a blend of rustic charm and modern conveniences. For nature enthusiasts, eco-friendly camping sites offer serene settings, and boutique retreats present unique luxury with privacy and breathtaking views.

Mission Beach Adventure Tours

Adventure & Nature Tours Mission Beach

Discover the exhilarating blend of adventure and natural beauty at Mission Beach. Find a range of Adventure & Nature Tours to fuel your spirit of exploration. 

Whether you’re seeking the thrill of rainforest treks, the serenity of wildlife encounters, or the excitement of water-based activities, Mission Beach is your gateway to unforgettable experiences. 

Each tour promises to connect you deeply with the stunning landscapes and diverse ecosystems of this tropical paradise.

Dunk Island Frequently Asked Questions

Experience the enchanting allure of Dunk Island, a pristine gem in Tropical North Queensland. Boasting a perfect blend of sandy beaches, rocky shores, and fringing coral reefs for snorkelling, Dunk Island offers an unforgettable island getaway. With a lush rainforest interior and scenic walking tracks, this island provides endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation.
  1. Hire a Car: You can find a range of car hire options to get you from Cairns to Mission Beach. Car Rental Options
  2. Book a Bus: Greyhound Australia and Mission Link run daily trips from Brisbane to Cairns, passing through Cardwell, Tully, Mission Beach, and Innisfail. There are more ticket choices from various national and local areas to Brisbane, with many choosing to continue their journey to Tropical North Queensland.
  3. Book a Train: Queensland Railways runs the Spirit of Queensland and the Tilt Train services up to Tully. From there, you can catch a bus to reach Mission Beach.

Mission Beach is the closest access point to the Great Barrier Reef on the mainland, being less than 40km offshore. It offers a quiet and uncrowded area of the reef. Book Transport

The Family Group of Islands, including Coombe, Wheeler, Dunk, and Bedarra Islands, are just a few kilometres off the coast from Mission Beach. They are easily accessible via water taxi or charter boat.

For the best Dunk Island experience, plan your visit between June and August. During these months, you'll enjoy stinger-free waters and consistently warm, predictable weather. The drier winter season offers temperatures ranging from 25-28 degrees Celsius, with water temperatures averaging around 23 degrees.

The area around Mission Beach is home to one of the highest concentrations of the endangered cassowary in Australia. These large flightless birds can be seen walking through fields, gardens, and even swimming across rivers.

The Cassowary Coast offers white-water rafting down the Tully River, skydiving over the reef and rainforest from Mission Beach, and an extensive network of mountain biking and hiking trails through the Wet Tropics rainforest. Book Tours

There are various accommodation options ranging from resorts like Castaways Resort and Spa to holiday houses, apartments, bed & breakfasts, and camping holiday parks. View Accommodation

From October to June, dangerous marine stingers, including box jellyfish, are found in the ocean off Mission Beach. It's advised to swim only within netted areas during this period.