Spion Kop & Mt Jeffreys from Sandy Bay

Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday

A Spectacular walk with breathtaking views of the Whitsundays from every direction

Bird Watching
Picnic Facilities
Cycling Permitted
Camping Permitted
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

The starting point is Sandy bay on South Molle island (Whitsundays)

You can reach Sandy bay with a Boat, Kayak, or water taxi service like Scamper etc

Distance from Shute Harbour = 5km

Route/Trail notes

The walk starts about 150m south of the toilet block, 

From here there is a steady uphill climb for about an hour until you come to a couple of tee junctions where you can chose to go to Mt Jeffreys or Spion Kop. The track is very well signposted with plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view and the landscape  


The walk is free

Camping at Sandy bay is $7 per person per night (Qld Nat Parks)

Shuttle service to Sandy Bay is $75 per person return from Shute harbour (Scamper 0487 226 737)

Other References

Find more information from the Qld National Parks Website


One of the best walks, bring plenty of water, a good walk for the cooler months

Olly on 11 Sep, 2022


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