Wonga Beach (+Bamboo)

Wonga Beach

Wonga Beach (+Bamboo) Suburb Snapshot

Wonga Beach is an extensive beachside suburb 17 kilometres north of Mossman and 20 minutes south of Daintree Village. This suburb has one of the longest stretches of sandy beach in the area.

The adjacent locality of Bamboo is located west of Wonga Beach and has 129 inhabitants (2016 census) with a surface of 20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi).

LGA & Postcode:
Shire of Douglas, 4873

21.4 km2 (8.3 sq mi)

Population: (census 2016)

Living in Wonga Beach:
Peaceful, quiet, tranquil and tropical.

Wonga Beach is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the tourists in Port Douglas while still being able to live amongst the stunning surroundings.

This suburb has a beautiful lush backdrop of huge Calophyllum trees interspersed with Coconut palms. Looking south from Wonga Beach you can see Island Point which shelters the harbour entrance of Port Douglas.

Behind the coastal vegetation is an extraordinary array of architecture. From the quaint owner built holiday and fishing shacks of the 1930s to the newer multi million dollar homes.

For families with children there is Wonga Beach State School, a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls.

Wonga Beach facilities include a service station and pharmacy, caravan park and BBQ facilities.

Real estate market statistics:
The median sold prices over the last year (January 2022 - January 2023) is $412,500 for houses in Wonga Beach. Based on five years of sales, Wonga Beach has seen a compound growth rate of 13.8% for houses. On average, houses spend 47 days on the market. The median price for a 3 bed house is currently $405,000.

(Information retrieved from realestate.com.au)
The predominant age group in Wonga Beach is 60-69 years. Households in Wonga Beach are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 - $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Wonga Beach work in a trades occupation. In 2011, 66.8% of the homes in Wonga Beach were owner-occupied compared with 66.2% in 2016.

(Information retrieved from CoreLogic)