Want to experience the adrenaline charged rush of a tandem skydive whilst jumping over some of the most incredible scenery this country has to offer? At Jump the Beach Mission Beach you jump over the Great Barrier Reef and tropical islands, with a soft landing on Mission Beach; 14 kilometres of beautiful, soft white sandy beach to be exact. A tandem skydive is the best and easiest way how to experience all the thrills of skydiving. Jump from 9,000 foot, 11,000 foot or 14,000 foot. Enjoy the awesome sensation of freefalling. No experience is necessary. It’s fun and it's easy.
White Water Rafting
Two companies offer white water rafting trips in remote World Heritage rainforest down the mighty Tully River, which boasts the best section of commercial white-water in Australia. The action packed experiences filled with fun, thrills and spills make for a day you will never forget.
Mission Beach Charters
Take a half day or full day charter to one of the islands in the Family Islands group or even camp out at one of these islands. Tours are arranged to suit you.
Local tour operators offer a choice of cruises to a number of unspoiled reefs, departing from Mission Beach. These include Beaver Cay, a great snorkelling spot - a fringing reef surrounding a sandy cay and offers a range of dive sites with plenty of diverse corals, turtles, and a large range of fish from cod to barracuda and even manta rays in winter. Eddy Reef has a large and vibrant coral and marine life. The Lady Bowen Wreck site, an erstwhile converted steamer and now an artificial reef, likewise has heaps of corals and a awesome variety of marine life.
Picnic on South Bernard Island
A true tropical island paradise.