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Cape York Camping Punsand Bay

Lot 11 Punsand Bay Road via Bamaga, Bamaga, Queensland 4876 Australia
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Cape York Camping Punsand Bay is the ultimate base for any Cape York adventurer, angler, beachcomber, birdwatcher or history buff looking to explore and discover the Cape York Peninsula and Torres Strait Islands. Situated 5km west of "The Tip" of Cape York Australia, it is the most northern address in Australia. The unique geographical position makes Punsand Bay one of Australia's untouched wildernesses with an abundance of wildlife. Watch the sun rise out of the Coral Sea in the Pacific Ocean and set over the Arafura Sea in the Indian Ocean. The beachfront camping ground, accommodation, restaurant and bar overlooks the golden sand beach and turquoise waters of the Arafura Sea, Torres Strait Islands and northwards to "The Tip" of Australia. Cape York Camping Punsand Bay has a range of accommodation and camping ideal for couples, families and groups to relax, unwind and recharge.
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Lot 11 Punsand Bay Road via Bamaga, Bamaga, Queensland 4876 Australia
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Bill D wrote a review Dec 2020
15 contributions2 helpful votes
This was our 3rd stay at Punsand bay, we have never been dissapointed yet. Staff has always been excellent. Position is fantastic, great spot to kick off to all the things to do on far north Cape York. The camp grounds are very good considering where you are, a fantastic treat after free camping for a couple of weeks. Food and drinks at the Corrugation bar are reasonable in price and quality. The beer garden area around the pool and beachfront is second to none. The under cover area at the bar is great as well. We'll be back.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Simone B wrote a review Oct 2020
Brisbane, Australia41 contributions5 helpful votes
This is the beat place to stay when visiting the Tip. Despite the 30 min drive into Bamaga & Seisea, Punsand Bay is set among beach dunes, offers a range of accommodation and has good facilities despite its very remote location. Combined with very friendly and helpful staff - this spot has a lovely relaxed feel. We had a powered site with water views despite being on the third row back from the beach. The SE wind was pretty strong so the extra protection was welcome. They have a lovely bar area and small pool for swimming. We were keen to eat at the bar/restaurant but the menu included yet another selection of deep fried rubbish - which doesn’t appeal to us at all. They do have wood fired pizzas on select evenings which are pretty popular with NPA locals. The area is good access to Pajinka (the Tip) and Somerset as well as the spectacular rainforest complete with unique tropical birds, if you are patient. Spotlighting at night around the campground rewarded us with a Papuan Frogmouth hunting crabs on the beach and a few Burtons (legless) Lizards.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Vicki K wrote a review Sep 2020
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia10 contributions
We stayed at Punsand bay at the camp grounds that has beach front bungalows (that we stayed in) and loved it. In the remotest, most northern top of Australia this place has everything for everyone from camping, glamming and air conditioned bungalows. The facilities are great and the service and staff are really incredible and to top it off the Chef Paul present fabulous meals everyday. We so loved it and will definitely be going back😃
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
james_anderson64 wrote a review Sep 2020
110 contributions22 helpful votes
This was hard the scenery was absolutely beautiful but we booked the beach huts and it was dear $238 a day and what do you get two single beds which one broke when I sat on it no tv no fridge no tea or coffee but you can go to the bar and wait in turn to be served and then get your free tea or coffee. We were there at a weekend and don’t plan to get a early night as all the revelers want to party, on the bright side the staff and the new chefs were great and friendly and the food was good, there is lots of little places you can drive to As well like the cape it’s a bit of a hike lots of steps and very rocky and uneven
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Stacey T wrote a review Aug 2020
Gold Coast, Australia161 contributions10 helpful votes
We have just returned from a trip to the cape and used Punsand as our base. Perfect. The unpowered beachside camps are the best and there is ample space between camps. Facilities are clean and the staff lovely. We enjoyed sitting around the pool listening to the music having a cold beer. Will be a returning traveller for sure
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cape York Camping Punsand Bay
Which popular attractions are close to Cape York Camping Punsand Bay?
Nearby attractions include Roko Pearls (6.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cape York Camping Punsand Bay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Cape York Camping Punsand Bay?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Cape York Camping Punsand Bay?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cape York Camping Punsand Bay?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Cape York Camping Punsand Bay?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Cape York Camping Punsand Bay have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.