South Cumberland Islands National Park
Facilities and activities
St Bees Island. Photo courtesy J Olds
The South Cumberland Islands are 60km north-east of Mackay
Rugged headlands, eucalypt forest, dry rainforest and rolling grasslands give way to long, sandy beaches and fringing reef. Flatback and green turtles nest on the many beaches and a small population of koalas inhabit St Bees Island.