Mapoon Aboriginal Community is located at Port Musgrave, western Cape York in Queensland. A Presbyterian mission was established at Mapoon in 1891 with the aim of providing education and health services to the Aboriginal people. By 1907, under the Reformatories Act, it was operating as community for local people. At the 2006 census, Mapoon had a population of 239.
Mapoon is a recognised tourist destination with excellent camping facilities at Cullen Point and Janie Creek. (Permit required from the Mapoon Council Office) The area is known for excellent fishing and crabbing. During the Wet season from December to April the Cape area is inaccessible except by air and sea.