Missions Beach Suburb Snapshot


Mission Beach is located approximately 139 kilometres south of Cairns and 28,5 kilometres north of Townsville.

LGA & Postcode:

Cassowary Coast Region, 4852


13.6 km2 (5.3 sq mi)

Population (census 2016):


Living in Mission Beach:

Mission Beach, nestled in the Cassowary Coast region, is a haven of tranquillity and natural beauty. Named after the endangered Southern Cassowary, it's a peaceful destination that attracts those seeking a serene lifestyle or a connection with nature.

Mission Beach is the closest point on the mainland to the Great Barrier Reef, less than 40 kilometres offshore.

This coastal gem boasts a 14 kilometre stretch of pristine sandy beaches, linking three beautiful beaches and four charming villages: Garners Beach, Brooks Beach, Bingil Bay, Narragon Beach, Mission Beach, Wongaling Beach, South Mission Beach, and Lugger Bay.

You can unwind at coastal cafes or explore hidden waterfalls and swimming holes in the nearby hills.

The adjacent Dunk Island, a ten-minute water taxi from Wongaling Beach, is a treasure trove of peaceful beaches.

South Mission Beach offers the convenience of a shopping centre for your daily needs. Additionally, for families with children, Mission Beach State School is conveniently located at Wongaling Beach.

Real estate market statistics:

The predominant age group in Mission Beach is 50-59 years. Households in Mission Beach are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 - $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Mission Beach work in a trades occupation. In 2011, 60.9% of the homes in Mission Beach were owner-occupied compared with 63.9% in 2016.

(Information retrieved from CoreLogic)