islands &  beaches

From tucked away foreshores on the bayside to pristine sand islands, there’s a seaside spot for everyone to enjoy.

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Discover Brisbane's coastline

Dip your toes in the pristine waters of Moreton Bay, and pay a visit to North Stradbroke Island/ Minjerribah, the second-largest sand island in the world. Must-dos are the North Gorge Headland Walk, Brown Lake, immersive cultural tours and tasting the local seafood.

For a dose of adventureMoreton Island/Mulgumpin (the third largest sand island in the world) is just 75 minutes away by ferry. From exploring the island by 4WD to tobogganing down its iconic sandhills to snorkelling the Tangalooma Wrecks or joining an ATV quad bike tour, there is plenty to get your adrenalin pumping.

Looking for an island escape you can drive to? Just 90-minutes from Brisbane, venture to Bribie Island — the only island in Queensland connected to the mainland by a bridge. This much-loved sanctuary with a charming seaside atmosphere is the perfect place to switch off and relax.