Getaway Ideas

Seafood Picnic Day Trip

Why not take a 25 minute water taxi trip across Moreton Bay and indulge in a day of fresh seafood and island culture?

Catch Stradbroke Flyer water taxi

Catching the Stradbroke Flyer, you pass Peel Island (Teerk Roo Ra). Peel Island has a fascinating history as a quarantine station and as a leper colony. Wander through the historic Dunwich Cemetery, then walk up to the Museum. If you feel like a coffee on the way, stop at Island Fruit Barn.


Walk up to the historical Museum


Morning at the Museum exploring local stories

At the North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, enrich your understanding of the Quandamooka people, see a humpback whale jaw, understand the significance of the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum and explore the shared history of the people of the Island.


Walk to Salt Water Murris Art Gallery


Browse & shop at the local Art Gallery

Revel in the works of local artists at Salt Water Murris Art Gallery and take a genuine artwork, handmade jewellery or hand printed sarong home. To catch the bus to Point Lookout or Amity Point, cross the road to the Bzus Stop and wave down the next bus.

Bus to Point Lookout


A seafood picnic on the grass under a tree

From the last bus stop, it’s time to find lunch. If you crave a fresh seafood picnic, the Prawn Shack is a good option. Picnic looking over Frenchman’s Beach. Look out for dolphins, kangaroos or whales. After lunch, why not walk around the tracks to Cylinder Headland and swim at Cylinder Beach.

Walk up the western headland


Enjoy a fantastic view & a cold drink at Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel Bar

Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel is on the western headland of Cylinder Beach. Follow the steps up to the bistro and bar. Indulge in a seafood basket, or simply enjoy a drink and the view of the sunset. Check the bus timetable to catch the bus on the main road across from the Hotel.

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