Goods Island

Goods Island is an island in Torres Strait.

It is in the southern group (along with Thursday Island),

... more exactly west of Hammond,

... and north of Friday Island.

goods island

Area-wise almost the size of TI,

goode island

... but nobody permanently lives there.

goods island weekend huts

Historically it was a different story,

goodes island

... being originally a Kaurareg island,

goods island kaurareg

... and then having structures from the Second World War.

Goods Island Jetty

The jetty is the first noticeable thing,

goods island jetty

... with broken concrete,

goods island ww ii

... and the WWII fuel drums.

goods island fuel drums

As you get to the beach,

goods island shacks

... there are a few weekend shacks, 

goods island hut

... and a nice long stretch of beach,

goods island north beach

... both north,

goods island pier

... and south of the jetty.

Goods Island Beach Track

The southern beach,

goods island southern beach

... has a track,

goods island beach

... past some shacks,

goods island beach track

... to an old boat ramp.

goods island boat ramp

Goods Island Lighthouse Walk

Back from the jetty,

goods island walk

... another track,

goods island walking track

... goes up to the hill,

goods island walk hill

... with some good views,

goods island walk concrete

... along the WWII concrete pavement.

goods island walk unpaved

It finally turns into an unpaved track,

goods island walk track

... that goes past some historical relics,

goods island walk historical

... as it climbs up the hill,

goods island walk top hill

... to the highest point of the island.

goods island highest point

The Goods Island lighthouse,

goods island walk lighthouse

... and of course, the views.

goods island walk views

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