Group of five islands located just of the coast from
Deeral about an hours drive south of Cairns. The largest
island Russell Island is covered in rainforest and
surrounded by coral reefs and white sandy beaches.
is be permit only on Russell and High Island, permits must
be obtained at least 2 weeks in advance as visitor numbers
are limited. Contact the NPWS for booking information. All
water and your own cooking facilities must be brought in as
no visitor facilities are provided.
Diving and snorkelling
are popular with day trippers and campers. Normanby Island
offers great beaches and the snorkelling is easily
accessible from the beach. Diving is better suited to Round