National Parks


QLD Mackay - Smith Islands National Park

Goldsmith is the largest island in this group of continental islands off Mackay, protected in Smith Islands National Park. Goldsmith has a rocky coastline and is covered in low open forest and woodland with brush box trees and a wattle and grasstree understorey. Long, sandy beaches on the island’s northern and western sides are fringed with pandanus trees and coastal she-oaks.

The islands and surrounding waters are part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and are protected.


Goldsmith Island is 30km north-east of Seaforth. Access is by private boat or water taxi.

Further Information

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
PO Box 15187
City East Q 4002

13 QGOV (13 74 68)