Facing Island is located approximately 12km from the Gladstone mainland and is accessible by private boat or barge service. The Island has long sandy beaches and designated camping areas, perfect for those who have 4WD’s, a fishing rod, a surfboard, or those who simply want to relax and explore the unspoilt bushland and coastline.
The Oaks Camping Grounds on Facing Island are pristine, relaxed, beachfront camping grounds, located on the north-west side of Facing Island, a short distance from the Ferry drop off point at Farmers Point.
There are 32 unpowered campsites on the Island, suited to self sufficient campers. Composting toilets are provided at the campgrounds. Campers should be aware that wood and charcoal fires are not permitted therefore you should bring gas or kerosene fuelled stoves. Generators are permitted to be used between 7am and 10pm on any day. Bookings and permits are required.
Click here to make your campsite booking online or visit one of the Gladstone Region Visitor Information Centres.
Dogs are permitted on the Island, however they must be kept under control at all times.
Curtis Ferry Services provide regular passenger and vehicle services to the Gladstone Harbour Islands of Curtis and Facing. Access to Facing Island is also available by private vessel.