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Here on Straddie your family can do as much or as little as you like.

Explore the Island at your own pace.
The calm bay waters make the Amity Swimming Enclosure a safe place for the kids to splash about or swim.
Adams Beach is located on the western side of Straddie facing into the southern half of Moreton Bay.
Blue Lake is an area of special cultural significance for Quandamooka people who call the lake Karboora, meaning ‘deep silent pool’.
A small tidal beach. Explore the mud flats at low tide, catch yabbies and see armies of soldier crabs.
A natural perched lake, pure rainwater tinged brown by the native teatrees, Brown Lake, or Lake Bummiera, is a hidden treasure.
4WD beach access only, permits are required. Do not drive on beach 1 hour either side of high tide.
Cylinder Beach is a picturesque cove between Cylinder and Home Beach Headlands.
Cylinder Beach is a picturesque cove between Cylinder and Home Beach Headlands.
The calm bay waters make the Dunwich Swimming Enclosure a safe place for the kids to splash about or swim.
Forming part of the Naree Budjong Djara National Park, Eighteen Mile Swamp is a shallow, groundwater fed, freshwater coastal wetland stretching almost the entire length of the eastern side of the island.
The western end of Flinders Beach borders the small township of Flinders and gives access to Amity Point.
Flinders Beach is an 8 km long, north-east to north facing beach, stretching from Amity Point to Adder Rock headland, Point Lookout.
Flinders Beach is an 8 km long, north-east to north facing beach, stretching from Amity Point to Adder Rock headland, Point Lookout.
The beach faces north-north-east toward Shag Rock, 1.5 km offshore.
The south-east tip of the island, at the far southern end of Main Beach.
The northern end of the swamp, the Keyholes, are clear freshwater lakes, delightful for stand up paddle boarding or kayaking.
The east-facing beach runs south for 33km to Jumpinpin Inlet.
Myora Springs is a beautiful spot and source of fresh water for the wildlife of the Dunwich area, just a few kilometres out of Dunwich on the road to Amity Point and Point Lookout.
4WD beach access only, permits are required. Do not drive on beach 1 hour either side of high tide.
South Gorge is a popular beach owing to its protection from most winds and calmer inshore waters.
A secluded paradise. A pure wild beach backed by bush and fronted by the Rainbow Channel.
Cultural Talks are available , to develop community awareness, recognition and respect for the Aboriginal cultural heritage of the Island.
The Clubhouse is available for private function being recognised venue for weddings
Bob has been shaping boards for over 37 years, and stocks an extensive range of surfboards from high performance epoxy to mals.
Beach Yoga is suitable for all ages as instruction is modified for health conditions.
The vast and varied natural resources of the island, which include wetlands, bushland and freshwater lakes, have proved a haven for wildlife, particularly birds.
North Stradbroke Island is a fantastic location to ride a bicycle and explore the diverse landscape.
North Stradbroke Island's surrounds are one of Australia’s premier underwater playgrounds.
Dolphins are seen in Moreton Bay, they are regular visitors to the jetties at Amity Point and are seen enjoying the surf around Point Lookout most days.
Beach fishing is very popular with visitors to the Island, particularly on Flinders Beach and Main Beach.
Plants which live on the exposed frontal dunes have to be salt tolerant and they generally hug the ground as a reaction to the incessant winds.
Four wheel driving is allowed on Flinders Beach and Main Beach.
The rich Aboriginal history of North Stradbroke Island centres around Dunwich, home of the Quandamooka People.
The Gorge Walk at Point Lookout is a must for all visitors to the island. This gentle walk offers outstanding views across the ocean and is an ideal vantage point for spotting marine life such as turtles, dolphins and manta rays.
Karboora means ‘deep silent pool’. The track is 5.2 km return, approximately 1.5–2 hours walking.
Kangaroos and wallabies can be seen around the island townships and close to roadways, so please drive carefully.
Koalas are commonly sighted in the wild on Straddie, often in the townships.
North Stradbroke Island has an outstanding freshwater lake system that has been listed as one of the world’s most ecologically important wetlands.
Naree Budjong Djara means ‘My Mother Earth’ to the Quandamooka people.
Neembeeba, means ‘to see’. The lookout track is 6km return, approximately 1.5–2.5 hours walking.
NSI Surf School encourages surfing on North Stradbroke Island by offering a variety of professionally delivered ''Learn to Surf" Safe Surfing programs.
Two synthetic grass tennis courts available for hire, plus a new hitting wall. Bookings and keys available from The Straddie Roadhouse - call 3409 8838.
Choose your perfect holiday accommodation on North Stradbroke Island.
A fully catered day cruise of traditional Yuggera & Quandamooka lands & waters accompanied by local Aboriginal guides.
Samadhi Flow Yoga is an organic blend of nature-inspired Vinyasa yoga, yogic breathing and intuitive movement.
At Shakas Adventure Tours, we value true experience. We value real people, real experiences, local history, the natural environment and taking yourself outside your comfort zone.
North Stradbroke Island has plenty to offer the adventurous visitor of all ages. The tour business "Straddie Adventures", specialises in Bay Kayaking and Sand Boarding.
Straddie Cycles offers the only guided bike tours of North Stradbroke Island. The tours provide an intimate experience of the Island that is literally a breath of fresh air.
Enjoy our famous beach bbq for lunch, taking in all this Island Paradise has to offer.
Stand up paddle lessons or hire on Straddie.
A huge range of fishing rods, reels, tackle and bait.
Island yoga teachers Kat Ford, Jackie Harris and Lisa Iselin offer different styles of yoga to suit everybody.
The geographical layout of Straddie's headlands and beaches can create great surf on a diverse range of wind and swell conditions.
The tour will traverse the history of the Myora Mission, the Terra Bulla Bush Tucker Trail and the Myora Cemetery.
The Gorge Walk at Point Lookout is the most popular walk on Straddie. It is a 1.5 km gentle walk with stairs.
She first came to Australia as a backpacker from Canada in 1989 and since moving to Australia in the early 1990's, North Stradbroke Island has been her home.
North Stradbroke Island is the closest place to Brisbane where you can enjoy land based whale watching.
Straddie is a wildlife wonderland. It is home to land mammals including wallabies, kangaroos, echidnas, koalas and bandicoots.
Come along and enjoy the relaxed environment while having a few drinks or something to eat.
We can set you up in especially selected spots amongst kilometres of unspoilt beachfront.