Things To Do
How to get to and around North Stradbroke Island
North Stradbroke Island in a Day
40-minute drive from CBD plus a 25 or 50-minute boat ride..
Straddie (to the locals) is known for some of the most spectacular scenery found anywhere in Australia. An ideal holiday destination for families, groups of friends and day trippers, the island is famous for its scenic headlands, freshwater lakes, rolling surf and endless white sandy beaches. Three little townships on the island provide a relaxed village atmosphere – with Point Lookout being the best land-based whale-watching site in the world.
North Stradbroke, Straddie, Minjerribah. Here’s our comprehensive list of things to do to make the most of your trip to this laid-back paradise.
North Stradbroke Island, one of the world’s largest sand islands and the perfect holiday getaway, can be found just 30 km from Brisbane.
Looking for a beach day with a difference? Jump on the ferry or grab a water taxi over to North Stradbroke Island to seek out the sun, surf and sand – with a good slice of island life, naturally.
Straddie Camping offers easy access island camping on idyllic North Stradbroke Island.
Aria Cruises will take you on a sailing adventure throughout Moreton Bay aboard a purpose-built seawind catamaran.
Fishes at the Point offers a range of hearty breakfast and lunch options.
Discover Adventures on straddie with a Cultural twist.
Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel and Spa Resort offers a great dining experience. Sip, savour and smile with fine food and wine.
One of the world's most ecologically important wetlands, Blue Lake National Park is one of North Stradbroke Island's many natural attractions.
Kunjiel (corroboree) is the closing event of the Quandamooka Festival on North Stradbroke Island.
The Straddie Markets are a well-known place to hook a bargain in a beautiful location - North Stradbroke Island.
Salt Water Murris Aboriginal Art Gallery is running painting workshops for visitors to Minjerribah every Saturday from June to the end of September.