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Smalleys Beach

Smalley's Beach Road, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia
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We had site 11. WOW. Very clean. Only 11 sites. Beautiful beach walk. Semiclear water Good... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Toni V
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Margaret River, Australia
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Private and cheap to stay

Great spot to camp, private camp spots and a minimal charge to camp here and has toilets. Downside... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
AllyHancock
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Mackay, Australia
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“scrub turkeys” (2 reviews)
“mozzies” (3 reviews)
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Smalley's Beach Road, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia
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"beautiful beach"
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We had site 11. WOW. Very clean. Only 11 sites. Beautiful beach walk. Semiclear water Good fishing...so we heard. Def recommend. You MUST book ahead. We just luckily fluked 2 nites. $6.75 ph standard NP fee

Thank Toni V
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Great spot to camp, private camp spots and a minimal charge to camp here and has toilets. Downside is the mozzies

1  Thank AllyHancock
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Just on the other side of Cape Hillsborough, this beach is quite and beautiful. Camped 2 nights, there are 3 drop toilets, & water, self sufficient is needed. A short drive on a gravel road from the bitumen is needed. QParks have 11 sites which...More

Thank markjj15
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Got up to see the sunrise on the beach, but the best bit about it was doing it with Kangaroos and wallabies, they go there first thing in the morning to feed when the tide is out, we went for a walk along the beach...More

2  Thank annwatts871
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the caravan park for one night. The beach is beautiful! The walk with the 6 lookouts great. During low tide you can walk to the island. Go there in the morning to watch the sunrise.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We have a wind up caravan and stayed in campsite No 10 which was huge with plenty of shade and a table. Just a few steps from the beach which is very sheltered in a Southerly, unlike Cape Hillsborough. Pit toilets and drinking water supplied....More

1  Thank suzieL40
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed in site 8 with a camper. Nice large site with a track to the beach. The mozzies are relentless so bring your repellent. Gorgeous beach and so quiet. Its very rainforesty with canopy cover. Don't leave your rubbish out as the scrub turkeys will...More

1  Thank Shez222
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

We recently visited Smalley's Beach which is tucked away from the crowds. We didn't camp there but there were many beautiful spots to pitch a tent. Plenty of scrub turkeys and giant lizards greeted us. There were very few people and when we visited there...More

1  Thank 255068Karen
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

What a lovely spot to camp over night. Right next to the beach and with our own generous spot (book in advance online as there are only 11 pitches). We bbq'd and had a small campfire. The kids loved the rather large lizards that paid...More

1  Thank Crothers
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