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North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) in a day...

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Explore Dunwich (Goompi)

Explore Dunwich (Goompi), and enjoy the local shops and galleries and the North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum on Minjerribah. Myora Springs and both Brown (Bummeria) and Blue (Kaboora) Lakes are located in Dunwich too.

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Walk the world famous Gorge Walk

Make your way to Point Lookout and meander along the boardwalk that takes you around the naturally beautiful landscape of the North Gorge. Spot Kangaroos lazing in the sun, eagles in the trees and dolphins, manta rays and turtles in the sparkling ocean.

Brown Lake Wading

Cycle, Scooter or Shuttle to a lake

Take your bike, hire a scooter, or book a shuttle to one of the lakes. Brown Lake (Bummeria) is easily accessible off Alfred Way, otherwise Blue Lake (Kaboora) is a little further along and is about 5km round trip on foot, so pack water and sunscreen.

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Have a picnic

Picnic on the foreshore of Dunwich, at one of the lakes, or one the headlands at Point Lookout. The island has places you can purchase delicious treats and drinks for while you relax with family and friends or even a good book or podcast!

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Surf, body board or swim

Did you know Cylinder Beach was voted best Queensland beach for the last 2 years by Surf Life Saving Queensland? There are many beautiful beaches on Straddie but make sure to swim between the flags.

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Watch the whales go by

It's not too late to see the mighty Humpback Whales as the annual migration comes to a close. Straddie has the best land based whale watching in Queensland, or even the world (in our opinion). 

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Treat yourself

Treat yourself to a gelati while kangaroo and dolphin spotting on the headland from the Oceanic Gelati Shop or a bite to eat or a cold drink from any of the restaurants, cafes or clubs on the Island. There are options in all three townships.

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Grab some Straddie seafood

Straddie is surrounded by such beautiful marine life and some are quite delicious too. Be sure to stop in to one of the island Seafood shops or shacks to get your fill of prawns, fish, oysters or sand crabs - Yum!

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Catch the passenger ferry

Jump on board our passenger ferry and get to Straddie faster, it only takes 25 minutes. Book online to save more time, an adult return fare is just $16! Explore Dunwich (Goompi) or get island transport out to Point Lookout (Mooloomba).