Paddle Bay Track and Campsite
  • Length: 2.2km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: -20.26215686, 148.8375378

  • End: -20.26219712, 148.8380527

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Molle Islands National Park

  • Distance from state capital: --

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -20.26215686

  • Longitude: 148.8375378


Paddle Bay Track and Campsite is a 2.2km, grade 2 Return hike located in Molle Islands National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.


Paddle Bay Track and camp site are located on South Molle Island within Molle Islands National Park. White sandy beaches, pockets of rainforest and pale blue waters make these picturesque inshore islands a wildlife refuge and a scenic retreat for nature lovers. Open eucalypt forests clothe the hillsides, rainforest grows in sheltered gullies and grasslands cover the more exposed slopes.

About the region

Molle Islands is a national park in North Queensland, Australia, 913 km northwest of Brisbane. The park covers several continental islands a short distance offshore including Long Island, Shite Island, Tancred Island, Repair Island, Planton Island, Goat Island, Denman Island and the majority of North Molle Island, Mid Molle Island and South Molle Island. The park features white sandy beaches, open eucalypt forests, rainforest-clad gullies and grasslands. The traditional owners of the islands were the Ngaro people.

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