Taylors Beach – Ingham North QLD

Location:
Taylors Beach is 24 km east of Ingham.

Street Directory for Taylors Beach is on page 21 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 Taylors Beach:
Taylors beach is the central beach within the Hinchinbrook Shire, located between Forrest Beach and Lucinda. With the islands and fringing reefs so close, Taylors beach is a popular fishing destination for many. Taylors Beach has its own stinger net open for protection during the summer months and a Caravan park that accommodates a Mini Mart and Service station.

Established many years ago as a fisherman’s paradise, it provides the perfect place to relax and unwind or explore the islands of Hinchinbrook, Pelorus, the famous Orpheus Island and its accessible Yanks Jetty which is ideal for snorkelling, and Palm Island group.

It has an all-weather boat ramp, accessed from the inlet, foreshore picnic areas, recreational parklands and children’s playgrounds.

At Taylors Beach they have:

• Taylors Beach Boat Ramp
Double lane concrete ramp
Boat wash-down facility
Security lighting
Toilets

• Access to reef, beach & creek fishing and crabbing
• Free gas barbecues
• Sheltered picnic tables
• Amenities block
• Childrens playground equipment
• Stinger net enclosure
• Tidal Sand walks

Accommodation at Taylors Beach – Ingham – North Queensland Australia:
Taylors Beach Holiday Park
Ph: 07) 47778560
87-99 John Dory Street TAYLORS BEACH QLD 4850
http://www.taylorsbeach.net
Powered and unpowered caravan/camp sites
Self-contained cabins with ensuite

Taylors Beach Mini-Mart Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday: 6:30am–6:00pm
Saturday: 6:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday (normal): 6:00am – 12:00 noon
Sundays (during long weekends) & Public Holidays:
6:30am – 5:00pm

Taylors Beach Mini-Mart offers the following:
• Convenience items (groceries; milk; bread)
• Icecreams
• Cold drinks
• Ice, Bait, Fuel – ULP and Diesel
• Gas (LPG) Refills
• Fishing Tackle
• Hardware
• EFTPOS

Orpheus Island:
Orpheus Island National Park features sheltered bays with spectacular fringing reefs. Composed of granite and volcanic rocks, Orpheus Island belongs to the chain of continental islands called the Palm Group, located 20km off the Queensland coast. Orpheus Island can be reached by boat. There is no public ferry, but special charters can be arranged. The closest boat ramp is at Taylor’s Beach for private boat access. Camping is allowed near Yank’s Jetty, South Beach and Little Pioneer Bay where basic facilities are provided. Freshwater is not available.

Permits for camping need to be obtained from www.qld.gov.au/camping

For more information, click here.

Pelorus Island:
Pelorus Island is smaller than Orpheus and is situated just north of the island. Pelorus is surrounded by spectacular fringing reefs which can be accessed by snorkeling right off the beach. Camping is permitted on Pelorus Island, however there are no camping facilities on the island and no freshwater. You are required to take all camping materials with you.

Tour Operators – Ingham – North Queensland Australia:

Absolute North Charters (Transfers to Thorsborne Trail)
Also Hinchinbrook Island, Mulligans and Zoe Falls
Ph: 0419 712 577

http://www.absolutenorthcharters.com.au

Crackajack SportFishing Adventures
Ph: 07) 47772968 Mob: 0417192318

Hinchinbrook’s Full On Fish’n Charter
Ph: 0429332566

Looking at Palm Island from the Palm Island Barge