It’s the gateway to the world-famous Great Barrier Reef, yet remarkably, Mission Beach remains an inch off the tourist trail. Boasting glistening waters and some of the lushest rainforests in the world, there’s coconuts to collect, trails to trek and an abundance of natural glory. Mission Beach cloaks four sleepy villages along 14km of tropical beach bliss, making it the perfect place to soak up peace and reconnect back to nature. Here are our top five ways to get your dose of tropical paradise in Mission Beach.
Go cassowary spotting