Dungeness

Fishermen, hikers, divers, snorkelers, artists, photographers and nature lovers are drawn to Dungeness as a launching point to discover the natural wonders of the region, renowned for its world class fishing, walking trails and wilderness.

Dungeness is more than just a gateway to wild tropical havens; it is a destination in itself. Perched on the edge of a mangrove wilderness with majestic views of Hinchinbrook Island; it provides more than enough reasons to slow down your journey and soak up the scenery. Grab a cold beer from the local pub, or a serve of fresh fish and chips and enjoy this stunning destination.

Hire a tinny or houseboat, charter a fishing expedition, book a day tour on Hinchinbrook Island, board a scenic flight or get adventurous and take a dive trip. There are so many incredible experiences on offer that a longer stay is inevitable.

Getting Here: Road access is via Lucinda on a sealed good quality road.  Ample parking for cars, boat trailers and caravans is available.  Bus transport from Townsville can be easily arranged through a number of local operators including Hello World InghamIngham Travel and Hinchinbrook Resorts

Thorsborne Trail Ferry Transfers: Dungeness is the perfect departure and arrival port for all ferry transfers for the Thorsborne Trail.  Experience the incredible Hinchinbrook Channel and the rugged backdrop of Hinchinbrook's mist bound peaks as you journey to the Thorsborne Trail head at Ramsay Beach.  And when you've finished the walking trail, enjoy a short ten minute ferry run back from George's Point and straight into a hot shower, before enjoying a cold brew, a great meal and a good nights rest. For more information visit Absolute North Charters

Hinchinbrook Island Day Tours: Discover the magic of Hinchinbrook Island with a day trip to stunning Zoe Bay, Mulligans Falls or a full circumnavigation tour!  For more information visit Absolute North Charters

Fishing : Dungeness is the perfect launching pad for your next fishing expedition. Featuring a four lane concrete all tidal boat ramp, large parking area and boat wash down area.

Boat Hire: A range of boats can be hired from Dungeness.  A range of fishing boats can be hired from Ingham Boat Hire. House boats can be hired from Hinchinbrook Houseboat Hire 

Dive the Great Barrier Reef: Plunge into the pristine reef of the remote wilderness of Pelorus Island.  Multi day reef trips are available to book through Remote Area Dive

Whale Watching: The waters off Dungeness are the ideal destination to watch the annual migration of whales, with a stunning backdrop of Hinchinbrook Island, the Palm Group of Islands and the incredible Lucinda Jetty.  To find out more or book a tour visit Townsville Whale Watching