Mission Beach

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Mission Beach town with over 14 kilometres of golden sandy beaches stretching for as far as the eye can see. A happening vibrant beachfront town with the rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef! Come to this relaxing seaside town and you will be completely relaxed as you take in the tropical paradise, white sandy beaches, and lush green rainforests. The best resorts in Mission Beach hve a reputation as an ideal natural holiday choice for people of all ages!

Located just a short drive from Cairns and about 3 hours from Townsville, Mission Beach has a great selection of restaurants, galleries, gift stores, coffee shops and accommodation to choose from. With everything from backpackers to luxury apartments you will find it at Mission Beach.

Mission Beach in Tropical north Queensland, has so many things to offer all holiday makers, not only can you explore the fringing coral reefs but on land you can play a round of golf, so some bird watching, do a spot of fishing, talk a walk along one of the many hiking trails available, jump on a mountain bike and get your blood pumping or go kayaking. For the shop-a-holic you can check out the boutiques and the shopping precinct where you can find a number of great buys! And for all of you who just can't get enough of the water why not check any one of the fantastic tours you can book yourself onto the do some diving, snorkelling or fish feeding. There are also tours available to take in the beautiful Atherton Tablelands, Hinchinbrook Island, Josephine Falls and the historic and awe inspiring Paronella Park.

Looking for an adventure to get your blood racing and pumping through those viens, well and action packed holiday would not be complete without jumping out of plane at 14,000 feet and landing on picturesque Mission Beach, or even rafting down some white water rapids through Tully Gorge where you will not only have the adventure of a life time but you can also be open to see some of Australia most beautiful scenery.

Mission Beach has two great shopping centres where you will find supermarkets, butchers, newsagents, TAB, bakery, greengrocer, Post Office, gift shops, delicatessen, clothing stores, hairdressers, art gallery, dive shop, hardware store and service stations. It is here you will also find a selection of the finest cuisines of the world from French, Chinese, Italian and International. Some of the restaurants are completely licenced but other give you the options to BYO your own drinks if you choose to. There are also some great little takeaways to get a feed of fish and chips, as well as coffee shops, and minimarts where you can pick up your own ingredients so you can cook up your fantastic meal.

Located just off the shores of Mission Beach, is Dunk Island, Bedarra Island. The Great Barrier Reef is an aquatic playground perfect for all ages, and with Mission Beach being the closest point to the reef you will be only a short boat ride to experience everything that it has to offer. When you stay at Mission Beach you can book a number of tours to go snorkelling or scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef as well as gamefishing, sportfishing and reef fishing. Or if you are someone that has the luxury of owning your own boat why not set sail on the waters off Mission Beach and do it in your own time. You will be able to experience a world a great fishing adventures, colourful fish and beautiful coral reefs!

There are also a number of inland creeks that leads out to Mission Beach, which makes for some really great estuary fishing. Barramundi and mangrove jack are the two best catches in this area and there is plenty for everyone! Looking for a secluded fishing spot then you check out the rock wall, clump point jetty or Garners beach, and not only can you be guaranteed a great catch of the day but you may also be able to catch a glimpse of the endangered Southern Cassowary.

Mission Beach is the perfect holiday destination for families, couples and groups alike! It is a very , tranquil holiday township located just outside of Cairns. With anyone who has a need to just kick back, relax and soak up the sun, then Mission Beach will provide you with this and so much more.

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