North Stradbroke Island, also known as Stradbroke or Straddie for short and offers a relaxed holiday destination for couples, families and adventure-seekers alike.
One of the largest sand islands in the world, kilometres of white sandy beaches fringe its shores, while a sub-tropical paradise of pristine native bush, wetlands and fresh water lakes awaits discovery inland.
Travelling to North Stradbroke Island is easy. Sea Stradbroke offers regular, luxury vehicle and passenger ferry crossings 7 days per week from Toondah Harbour, Cleveland which is just 40 minutes from Brisbane International Airport and Brisbane City and 50 minutes from the Gold Coast.
North Stradbroke Island is perfect for day trips, short stays or week-long getaways, Stradbroke is so close to Brisbane, yet a world away. The coastal townships of Amity Point, Dunwich and Point Lookout each have their own character and each offers a wide range of holiday accommodation and attractions.
A range of holiday experiences is available on the Island, catering to all needs and budgets. Talk to Stradbroke Getaways about luxury resorts, private holiday units/houses, backpacker hostels and camping grounds. Most accommodation is within easy walking distance of superb beaches.
North Stradbroke Island's unspoilt beaches and headlands are perfect for swimming, surfing, sailing, sea kayaking, diving and fishing all year round. Whales, dolphins, turtles and manta rays can often be spotted from the spectacular Point Lookout at the northern tip of the island.
Try a 4 wheel drive tour, golf, lawn bowls, bird-watching, or discover the Island's rich array of picnic spots, eateries and scenic walks.
Listed as one of the world's most ecologically important wetlands, Straddie also offers several freshwater lakes, waterways and lagoons.
The climate is subtropical, with sunshine almost all year round. Temperatures in coastal South-East Queensland range from an average of 20°C in July to an average of 28°C in February.
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