50% of the Mission Beach economy is reliant on tourism. Nature based tourism is encouraged to help protect the world heritage values of the area.
There are many walking tracks and National Park
areas to visit at Mission Beach;
Cutten Brothers Walk
Kennedy Walking Track
Lacey Creek Circuit
Licuala Childrens Trail
Licuala Rainforest Circuit
Other tracks in the region
Visitors are attracted to Mission Beach because of the long uncrowded beaches, relaxed village atmosphere, spectacular ocean and rainforest scenery and views, and nature experiences including having the best chance of seeing a Cassowary in the wild.
The climate is tropical with a wet summer season from November to March and a dry winter season from April to October.
During the wet, humidity is frequently over 90% and temperatures are usually in the low to mid 30's Celcius (upper 80's/mid 90's Farenheit) during the day and upper 20's C (mid 70's F) at night. read more