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Best Australian Vacation at Mission Beach

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Are you looking for a romantic location for your Australian vacation? Why not try Mission Beach, a small town in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. The total population including the small villages surrounding is a little over 3,100 people, and the Great Barrier Reef guards the coastline.

Best Australian Vacation in Mission Beach

Life is slow here, with some interesting sites such as Paronella Park, Clump Mountain National Park, and the Cathedral Fig Tree. The further I went into Northern Australia, the more I wanted to stay forever. Hands down, this was one of my favorite holidays. The sleepy beach town of Mission Beach was where I was the happiest.

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Best Australian Vacation at Mission Beach

Here is a map of Mission Beach Australia, a place to call home for a week

Mission Beach

Mission Beach is unique because the location is spectacular and restaurants are small, casual, and intimate. It feels like Cape Cod during the low season, and it was high season for Australian holidays.

Each day started with an excellent breakfast at our warm and friendly hotel. I found it on Booking.com, and it lived up to everything promised. We stayed at Castaways Resort & Spa Mission Beach. The pool is small, but the view is fantastic. Sunsets here are spectacular and make it a romantic holiday destination. The cover shot (first photograph) is typical sunset from the hotel’s beach.

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

The lobby of the Castaways resort at Mission Beach

While we visited touristy sites such as Paronella Park and Clump Mountain National Park, most of our days were spent walking the beach, taking pictures of the shells and coral because you can’t remove them off the beach

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Warning! Don’t hit the Cassowary

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Strange warnings beware of jellyfish

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Warning! Beware of Crocs!

Best Australian Vacation Go to Mission Beach

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Shell and Coral

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Love the shells and coral on Australia’s beaches. I couldn’t take it home, so I took lots of photographs of the gorgeous beaches and shells.

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This is where you might find a Saltwater Croc, so don’t be tempted to go in the water or get to close to the edge. The mirky water is really dangerous. Be Aware and Be on the Look Out for Crocs.

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Hull River

Australian Barbecue at Bingil Bay

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Dinner on the Bar-Barbie

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Beautiful Beaches

All of Australia has beautiful beaches. The Carribean, Florida, and Australia are my favorite beaches in the world.

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Best Australian Vacation, Go to Mission Beach

Mission Beach is a winner and my pick for a romantic holiday!

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Kate started traveling for work. Now with grown children, who are travelers, she travels for pleasure looking for great travel experiences. Currently, her home is in Bellevue, WA, and lives with her cat Angelina Jolie. She has a Bachelor's of Fine Arts, Studio Arts and Art History from the University of Colorado, an MBA and Master of Arts, Management. Her favorite things are exploring new cultures, traveling the world, creating a painting and sour or spicy foods.

3 Comments

  1. 4x4 campervan

    January 14, 2018 at 3:16 pm

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    • Kate

      January 14, 2018 at 3:21 pm

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  2. Jim Allen

    December 12, 2017 at 12:16 pm

    Enjoyed the article, Kate. Sounds like a very relaxing place to spend time during a trip. Maybe some backpacking or trekking opportunities as well? Australia is a must on my list.

    Regards,
    Jim

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