Stradbroke Island




© 2012 el Anita, Amity Point

North Stradbroke Island is Moreton Bay's largest island. It is approximately 40 kilometres long and 13 kilometres at its widest across the northern beaches and offers a stunning variety of natural attractions and activities. Only an hour and a half from Brisbane, North Stradbroke remains one of the best tourist and holiday destinations available in South East Queensland.

One of the world's largest sand islands North Stradbroke is is surrounded by pure-white sandy beaches and undulating sand dunes on its northern and eastern foreshores. There are also freshwater lakes and wetlands on the island.

The three townships on the island offer a range of attractions and accommodation. Amity Point is known for its fabulous fishing; Dunwich is the commercial centre of North Stradbroke, and Point Lookout is a popular tourist destination with outstanding surfing beaches and spectacular seascape views.

Island facilities and services include:

- Vehicular ferry services
- Water taxi services
- Medical facilities
- Chemist
- Ambulance services
- Mechanical services
- Boat ramps/jetties
- Police
- Post offices
- Fuel and bottled gas supplies
- Newsagencies
- Supermarkets and shops
- Restaurants
- Camping and picnic grounds

Activities available include:

- Beaches and surfing
- Swimming
- Bushwalking
- Diving - scuba and snorkeling
- Sailing
- Camping
- Kayaking
- Dolphin and whale watching
- Offroad 4w driving (permit required)
- Surf and deep sea fishing
- Golf club
- Tennis courts
- Bowls club

©2012 The Cabarita.