Situated just across the bridge from us, Bribie Island awaits those wanting to escape. Bribie Island is a glorious island that shelters the northern parts of Moreton Bay. It boasts a stretch of white sand set in between green bush land and crystal blue waters.
The most entertaining way to explore the recreation area, divine Ocean Beach and wildlife found on the island is via 4WD. Please note a vehicle permit is required to access the Bribie Island Recreation Area.
Get a vehicle permit HERE
SYLVAN BEACHSylvan Beach is one of the most popular of Bribie Island's beaches due to its safe swimming and family friendly features such as picnic and barbeque areas, playgrounds and toilets. The beach also has a boat ramp if you want to bring your own or hire a boat and explore the island by sea. If you don't catch anything for lunch, there's plenty of nearby cafes.
WOORIM BEACHWoorim Beach is Brisbane's closest patrolled surf beach and is the perfect place to take the whole family. The beach has barbeque facilities and picnic areas as well as a new playground and skate park nearby.
Glass House Mountains
Experience the magical Glass House Mountains, a group of thirteen hills that rise abruptly from the coastal plain on the Sunshine Coast. Take a leisurely drive through the Glass House Mountains National Park, stopping at picturesque lookouts along the way, or get the blood pumping with some hiking, rock climbing or abseiling.
See the Glass House Mountains from the sky with a 50 minute helicopter flight with Aeropower Helicopters!
Take a short, scenic 30 minute drive to the iconic Australia Zoo. Home of the late Steve Irwin; the zoo has become a famous Queensland destination. See over 1,200 animals from overseas and of course all the Aussie favourites! There are shows, exhibits and activities for the whole family.
BRIBIE ISLAND SEASIDE MUSEUM
Bribie Island has a rich and colourful history, and you can find out all about it at the Bribie Island Seaside Museum. The Museum offers plenty to interest and entertain the kids whilst teaching them about the island history through exhibitions, interactive display and activities.
Brisbane Whale Watching
Each year the magnificent southern humpback whales migrate to and from Antarctica. As these leviathans of the deep make their way through our warm waters they feed, mate and play in the clear blue sea of Moreton Bay. Be left in awe as the Humpback, the most surface active whale displays playful behaviour. Tours commence June through to November yearly, departing Redcliffe 7 days per week. 100% sightings guaranteed!
Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park
Protected since 1977, the best kept bushwalking Brisbane North secret of Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park offers walkers and horse riders a quiet and easy escape into nature.
Named after the prominent koala food trees found within its 231 hectares, the bushland reserve is abundant in wildlife including different species of birds, reptiles, butterflies, marsupials and mammals, its open, grassy forests providing an ideal habitat for the resident koala, wallaby, short-beaked echidna, and locally threatened Greater Glider families.
There are 3 walking circuits classified as 'easy'
Grey Gum Circuit: 4.4km loop
Spotted Gum Trail: 1.2km one way
Ironbark Ridge Trail: 1.1km one way
EXPLORE PUMICESTONE PASSAGE
There's no better way to enjoy the pristine waters of Pumicestone Passage than by boat. A day on this calm, narrow waterway will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings with views of the Glass House Mountains and Bribie Island. Soak up the sun, enjoy each others company and look out for dolphins frolicking in the bay. There are plenty of options for hire on the island from BBQ boats to fishing boats.