Things to see & do

Select from a wide range of outdoor activities, wildlife experiences and inspiring natural beauty.

Activities & experiences

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Banksia Beach [Wheelchair accessible]

Solander Esplanade, Bribie Island

Safe water swimming, fishing, BBQ, toilets, disabled facility, boat ramp, walking.


Fishing, boat ramp, boat hire, sheltered picnic area, BBQ, playground, toilets.

Bells Beach

Toilets, covered picnic area, BBQ, boat ramp, wheelchair access, Liberty Swing, Jet skiing, half-court basketball, kite flying and kite surfing. Pelican Feeding daily at 10.00am at the Visitor Information Centre, swimming.

Bongaree Beach

Welsby Parade, Bribie Island

Safe water swimming, jetty and boat ramp, playground, sheltered picnic areas, walking and toilets.

Bribie Island Recreation Area

Bribie Island QLD 4507

Phone: 13 74 68

Bribie Island Recreation Area provides a variety of coastal camping experiences, some accessible by four-wheel-drive, others accessible by boat. You will need a vehicle access permit to travel to four-wheel-drive accessible camping areas.

You will also need a camping permit to camp in the recreation area which must be obtained before you enter the recreation area (there is no self-registration on site).

Camping areas accessible by four-wheel-drive:

  • Gallaghers - This area offers a limited number of bush camping sites. There are no toilets or other facilities.
  • Poverty Creek - This large camping area has open grassy sites and shady trees, and includes sites suitable for camper-trailers and group camping. Toilets, picnic tables and fireplaces are provided.
  • Ocean Beach - The designated camping area is 16km north of the beach access point on North Street, Woorim. Campsites just behind the dunes are accessible from defined track entrances. Toilets are provided.

Camping areas accessible by boat only:-

  • Lime Pocket - Three separate bush camping areas provided.  Fireplaces provided. There are no toilets or other facilities.
  • Mission Point - Campsites provided. Toilets, picnic tables and fireplaces are provided.

To find out more about Bribie Island Recreation Area and to buy your permits on line, go to: (link opens in new window) 

Buy your permits In person:

  • Gateway Bait & Tackle, 1383 Bribie Island Road, Ningi Phone: (07) 5497 5253
  • Surfside News, 10 North Street, Bribie Island Phone: (07) 3408 1796
  • at the Department’s Customer Service Centre, 400 George Street, Brisbane

If you cannot book online or in person, book by phone - 13 74 68.

Clontarf Beach

Hornibrook Esplanade

Toilets, picnic area, dogs allowed on beach.

Deception Bay

Captain Cook Parade

Fishing, boat ramp, picnic area, playground, toilets.


North and South Esplanade

Fishing, boat ramp (note - closest ramp to access Mission Point), shower, boat hire, playground, BBQ, picnic area.

Godwin Beach

Fishing, BBQs, playgrounds, picnic area.

Margate Beach

Margate Parade, Margate

Windsurfing, fishing, sandy beach, BBQs, covered picnic tables, bikeways, beach shower & toilets, playground, swimming.

Queens Beach North

Flinders Parade, Scarborough

Toilets, picnic area, fishing, swimming, boat ramp.

Red Beach

Tully Street, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Fishing, walking.

Sandstone Point

Kal-Ma-Kuta Drive

Boat ramp, boat hire, toilets.

Scarborough Beach

Landsborough Parade

Toilets, picnic area, BBQs, playground half-pipe skate ramp, half-court basketball court, wheelchair access, swimming.

Settlement Cove Lagoon [Wheelchair accessible]

Redcliffe Esplanade, Redcliffe

Website: Settlement Cove Lagoon

A pool wheelchair is available for patrons with a disability. Children's playground area, wading pools and a swimming lagoon, BBQs, covered picnic tables, play equipment, bikeways, beach shower, toilets and disabled access.

Suttons Beach [Wheelchair accessible]

Marine Parade, Redcliffe

Patrolled swimming beach, band rotunda, BBQs, covered picnic tables, play equipment, bikeways, toilets & disabled access.

Sylvan Beach

Sylvan Beach Esplanade, Bellara, Bribie Island

Safe water swimming, boat ramp, fishing, boat hire, BBQ area, picnic area, playground, toilets, disabled facility, walking.


Fishing, boat ramp, toilets, picnic area.

Woody Point Beach

Hornibrook Esplanade

Toilets, picnic areas, BBQs, playgrounds, sailing club, boat ramp and jetty.

Woorim Beach

Boyd Street, Bribie Island

Patrolled by surf club, BBQs, picnic areas, shelters, toilets, playgrounds, fishing.

Woorim Ocean Beach


Surfing, fishing, 4WD access to beach off North Street.

Note that a permit is necessary to drive on the beach and can be obtained in person at: Gateway Bait & Tackle, 1383 Bribie Island Road, Ningi P: (07) 5497 5253; Surfside News, 10 North Street, Bribie Island P: (07) 3408 1796 or at the DERM Referral Centre, 400 George Street, Brisbane

If you cannot book on line or over the counter, book by phone on 13 74 68.


This page is provided as a service from Moreton Bay Regional Council. As information is provided by business operators and can change without notice, we advise you to contact operators directly to confirm all details. Council assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions.

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