Warm climate, tropical vegetation, unspoilt beaches, great fishing, beautiful Coral Sea, friendly locals - that's Balgal Beach!
Balgal Beach is a beachside community popular as a day and overnight trip destination for locals and tourists to Townsville. Just a few minutes from Rollingstone, Balgal Beach features a stinger net, which is installed and patrolled from November to May, and an excellent boat ramp facility with easy access to the Palm Island group. It boasts a superb sand beach as well as a wide creek mouth and is a renowned beach and river fishing location.
Other activities include visiting the Historical Train Station (Rollingstone), Anzac memorial, viewing the interpretive historic signage, having a picnic and barbecue at the park, bird watching and fishing.
There is also a licensed cafe and a variety of accommodation which includes Holiday Units, Bed and Breakfast Retreat, and Council’s two designated limited tent camping and vehicle camping areas.
Click on the picture to see a 2 minute YouTube movie of Balgal Beach south. This was taken in March 2007 and shows the beach at mid tide (incoming).