Things To Do Around Mission Beach
The Mission Beach Hotel provides you with easy access to a great range of activities for all ages and demographics ranging from fun family outings to adrenaline pumping rides for the young and young at heart.
Take your family on a serene kayak tour whilst you watch some of Australia’s most amazing scenery drift past. Or if cheating death is more your scene, we have a variety of white-water rafting options available to guarantee the adrenaline junkies a fantastic day out.
We invite you to take a look at the list below. Each one of these providers are highly recommended and are waiting to show you around the beautiful Mission Beach area.
Bookings & Enquiries
We like to make things as easy as possible and with this in mind, booking your activity for the day couldn't be any easier!
Simply come in and talk to our staff at the Resort reception and we can offer suggestions for your family or group and organise the bookings for you on the spot.
You can also email us if you have any questions and we'll get back to you as quickly as possible.
Activities In and Around Mission Beach
Raging Thunder Adventures
Raging Thunder Adventures pioneered White Water Rafting in Cairns & Mission Beach way back in 1984.
Today, Mission Beach has become renowned internationally as a holiday destination and the best rafting location across Australia as well as New Zealand. Rafting on the mighty Tully River through pristine rainforest with our specially trained guides, we're able to offer different levels of fun - for those who have experience in rafting, as well as those who have never even thought about rafting before, heck you don't even need to know how to swim!
Big Mama Sailing
Big Mama is a Adams 18m/60ft family friendly, sailing yacht ideal for small groups of 12 guests for day trips which include Reef Sailing, BBQ Lunch Cruise and our Sunset Sails. We limit our guest maximum to 12 to ensure an enjoyable and memorable experience. Private charters are also available.
Reef Sailing Cruises - A full day sailing to the Reef. Snorkel, Sail and Relax. Morning /afternoon teas and a wholesome BBQ Lunch included. Mask and snorkels supplied. Depart 9am Return around 4.
Costs- $150.00 per Adult and $85 per child (4- 12 Years).
BBQ Lunch cruises - 6 hours on the water, departed at 9am and return 3pm. Morning tea supplied on boarding. We provide a wholesome BBQ lunch. We limit our passenger numbers to 12 or less, which ensures a personalised and relaxing cruise.
Sunset Cruises - 3 hours on the water. 2.5 hour cruise departing 4pm and returning 6:30pm. Complimentary beverage on arrival. We provide gorgeous antipasto platters. We limit our passenger numbers to 12 or less, again to ensure a personalised and enjoyable cruise.
Babinda Kayak Hire
Babinda Kayak Hire provides you with the opportunity to experience one of North Queensland’s little known natural wonders. Nestled between Queensland’s two highest mountains, you will gently drift with the current down 9 km of Babinda Creek.
The backdrop of Mt Bartle Frere and Mt Bellenden Kerr provides a visual wonderland as you drift past rain forest creek banks. The cane fields you also pass remind you of the mainstay of the local economy. The crystal clear water provides an opportunity to marvel at the aquatic life while listening to the birds singing above. This experience is nature at its best in the most beautiful part of Australia.
Mission Beach Boat Hire
Hello, my name is Simon and I own and operate Mission Beach Boat Hire located at South Mission Beach (on the beachfront). Mission Beach Boat Hire has a variety of activities for holidaymakers to do including kayaking, boat hire for half or full day trips to local islands for picnics, hiking or fishing (rod hire available).
The dream continues. The unforgettable holiday memories ... are the chance discoveries!
Everyone has a dream. José Paronella’s dream became a reality. On 5 Hectares beside Mena Creek Falls he built his castle, picnic area by the waterfall, tennis courts, bridges, a tunnel, and wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees. He even harnessed the waterfall for his electricity. It opened to the public in 1935.
Mark and Judy Evans purchased the long forgotten property in 1993 and set about developing it into one of Queensland's premier tourist destinations.
Today, visitors to the Park journey back in time and marvel at the achievements of this industrious visionary. Guided walks, both during the day and at night, share the mysteries of Paronella Park and the story of José Paronella, his challenges and triumphs.
Paronella Park is recognised as a leader in Ecotourism, one of Australia's best wedding venues, is a multiple QLD Tourism Awards winner, and is considered a must do for visitors to the region.
Ingan Tours is located 2 1/2 hours south of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Mission Beach, North Queensland.
We are the JanbanbarraJirrbal Rainforest Aboriginal people from the Davidson Valley region.
For thousands of years our Ancestors have walked through the rainforest across mountainous regions, creeks and rivers via Aboriginal trading routes to hunt and gather together for ceremonial rituals and marriages this was done with nearby neighbouring tribes.
Our tours and educational programs provide insight in to this unique lifestyle and demonstrate how life was for our people before contact from the outside world.
We offer a range of authentic Indigenous cultural products from hiking, kayaking, weaving, bush tucker, string making, mountainous trekking to student educational tours which lead you through breath taking views of World Heritage Protected Rainforest.
At Ingan Tours you can walk in the footsteps of our Ancestors, weave a bracelet, paint your face, throw a boomerang, catch a fish, come face to face with a cassowary, set up camp and eat some Aboriginal cuisine (bush tucker).
Let us inspire you by viewing the world through our eyes.
Mission Beach Charters
Locally owned and operated, Mission Beach Charters aim to offer you an eco-friendly, enjoyable boating experience. Based in Mission, they service the Family group of Islands in Rockingham Bay including Dunk Island and their surrounds. Whether you require a personalized charter or simply a transfer to your island destination or beach, they can cater for you!
Mission Beach/Dunk Island Water Taxi
Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi operates from Wongaling Beach and is a quick and easy way to get to Dunk Island in comfort in their custom designed 10 metre long vessel with seating for up 24 passengers.
The day trip is all made easier by the great team at the Mission Beach Water Taxi who are friendly and always ready to help out.