We stayed at Beachcomber Coconut Holiday Park Mission Beach, located right across the road from the beach, it had a great little pool and playground as well. We were lucky to arrive on a day the Lifesavers had the flags out for safe swimming, we also discovered a huge sand circle pit that we further improved over the 3 days we were here.
We saw our first wild cassowary right outside our van. The cafe here in the park made amazing pizza, so much topping, loved it! Would love to spend more time in the area next time, lots of national park to explore.