Living in Mission Beach

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Mission Beach is a coastal town which is 14 kilometres in length and made up of four villages: at the northern end there is Bingil Bay, then Mission Beach, followed by Wongaling Beach and then South Mission Beach at the southern end. The closest town to Mission Beach is Tully, a 20 minute drive to the south, or Innisfail, a 30 minute drive to the north.

There are approximately 3600 people living within the Mission Beach area, which is governed by the Cassowary Coast Regional Council.

At Mission Beach, you will find a tranquil and very friendly tropical holiday township ideally suited to those who desire a true break from everyday life. Even though the community is relatively small, Market Central is located at Wongaling Beach where you'll find Woolworths, a newsagency, two banks, a dive shop and bottle shop.  At Wongaling, there is also a medical centre and community health centre, a dental surgery, chemist, service station and library.

Within the Mission Beach Village, there is a small grocer and butcher, several lifestyle and casual clothes stores, a tavern and more than a dozen cafes and restaurants offering takeaway food, casual and fine dining.  Services include a post offfice, newsagent, art gallery, hair salons and beauticians, accountants and a laundromat.

In addition, there are two tourist information outlets, a gym, upholsterer, cabinet maker, picture framer, interior design shop, fresh seafood outlet, hardware and plumbing shop, mechanic and tyres, tile shop, car hire and engineering works.

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