North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah)
Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island
A collage of sunshine, sand, surf and Quandamooka culture. North Stradbroke Island – Minjerribah – offers a unique island getaway for all ages and budgets. It has been the home of the Quandamooka People for more than 21,000 years.
Ideal for day trips, weekend visits and longer stays, ‘Straddie’ is the world’s second largest sand island and offers accommodation choices ranging from camping to B&B, hostel, hotel and resorts.
Adventures and discoveries awaiting you among the golden beaches, ocean waters and freshwater creeks and lakes include whale watching, fishing, 4WD tours, sand boarding, surfing, diving and snorkelling on some of the best sites in Australia, golf and cultural activities and the chance to spot a koala or kangaroo.
Take in a game of bowls, go wildlife spotting, pack a picnic, take a scenic walk, try your hand at beach fishing, surf at award-winning Cylinder Beach or explore the 30 kilometres of unspoiled sand and surf of Main Beach, on the island’s east.
Straddie abounds with Quandamooka cultural activities and experiences, including talks, tours, art galleries and annual festivals.
Passenger and vehicle ferries regularly depart for the island from Toondah Harbour in Emmett Drive, Cleveland. Check with hire car companies to ensure vehicles can be taken to the island.