Forrest Beach – Ingham North QLD

Town of Allingham 

Location: 
Forrest Beach is approximately 20 km east of Ingham.

Street directory for Forrest Beach is on page 24 of the Hinchinbrook Informer

Ingham is 110 kms north of Townsville and 240 kms south of Cairns along the Bruce Highway and is the commercial centre of the Hinchinbrook Shire.

Click here for Map of Ingham and the Hinchinbrook Shire

About Forrest Beach:
Forrest Beach has long sandy beaches overlooking the Orpheus and the Palm Island group. There are lots of grassed areas with sheltered tables and barbeques, shaded playground, a stinger net open for protection during the summer months and is home to the Forrest Beach Surf Lifesaving Club.

Self Contained RV Parking Site at Forrest Beach
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Condition Sign RV Forrest Beach
Permits can be obtained from Venables Real Estate located at 14 Leichhardt Street, Forrest Beach (contact number 4777 9105) or members of the progress association will be walking around prior to end of day to check on permits.

At Forrest Beach they also have:

● Forrest Beach Boat Ramp
Single lane concrete ramp
Large bitumen carpark
Toilets
Wash down bay
Exposed to waves

● Cassady Beach Boat Ramp
Single lane concrete ramp
Small dirt carpark
Wash down facility
No water at low tide

● Hinchinbrook Health Care
Forrest Beach Clinic
9 Leichardt Street Allingham
Ph: 07) 4777866

● Forrest Beach Pharmacy
3/14 Leichardt Street Allingham
Ph: 07) 47779611

● Spar Supermarket Forrest Beach

● Reggies Forrest Beach Take Away
and Fish and Chips

● Forrest Beach Newsagent/Post Office

● Venables Real Estate

● Desiree’s (Hairdresser)

● QCWA Community Library
with local Arts and Craft

● Forrest Beach Senior Citizens

● Friends of Forrest Beach

● Forrest Beach Progress Association

● Forrest Beach Community Hall

● Helipad

● Forrest Beach State Primary School
40 Pandanus Street Allingham
Ph: 07) 47981333

● Forrest Beach Surf Lifesaving

● Forrest Glen Retirement Village

● Forrest Beach Hotel/Motel/Caravan Park
(Motel Rooms, Powered Caravan Sites and unpowered Campsites)
Ph: 07) 47778700

Things to see and do at Forrest Beach:

● Information Board
at Corbett Park which is near the amenities building

● Brahminy Kite
At Forrest Beach you can relax on the beautiful beach and watch the Brahminy Kite wheel around in the sky above you. The Brahminy Kite also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle in Australia, is a medium-sized bird of prey.

● Tennis Court
near the Boat Ramp
Obtain the key from the Take Away Shop
$3.00 per hour as at 1/03/13

● Beach Friendly Wheelchair
for people with disability
Obtain key from the Take Away Shop

● Basketball Court
Progress Park

 

Children’s Play area overlooking Forrest Beach

● Exercise Station
Progress Park

● Gazebo
Used for Weddings
Progress Park

● Hand Painted Murals
near the boat ramp and at Progress Park

● Boardwalk
Chestnut Street

● Number of Walking Tracks

● Magnificent ”natural” wetlands
A short walk south of the Hotel, along the beach

● Large Shelter Shed
with tables suitable for group picnics or barbeques

● Memorial Stone and Plaque

● Markets
4th Sunday of the month May to September

Accommodation at Forrest Beach – Ingham – North Queensland Australia:

● Forrest Beach Hotel/Motel/Caravan Park
(Motel Rooms, Powered Caravan Sites and unpowered Campsites)
1 Ash Street – Forrest Beach
Ph: 07) 47778700

● Wilbry Holiday Units
8 Palm Street – Forrest Beach
Ph: 07) 47778755

● Holiday Rentals
Venables Real Estate – Forrest Beach
Ph: 07) 47779105

Forrest Beach Markets
Progress Park – Forrest Beach
4th Sunday of each month May – September
8.00am – 12 Midday

Forrest Beach – Ingham North QLD

Boat Ramp at Forrest Beach – Ingham North QLD