Can you do a day trip to North Stradbroke Island?

It is surprisingly inexpensive to take a day trip to North Stradbroke Island when you leave your car in the ferry parking lot and take a passenger ferry or water taxi. It is quite easy to get around Straddie on foot and via the bus.

Is Stradbroke Island worth visiting?

The colour and clarity of the water blows you away. It doesn’t matter how many times I visit Straddie, it blows me away. There is also a protected beach available to you for just about any conditions.

Can you go to North Stradbroke Island without a car?

Getting to the Island. The island can be accessed by water taxi or vehicle ferry. You don’t need a 4WD to get on the car ferry and if you’re staying for a few days it’s a great idea to take your car for ease of movement around the island.

Can you go to North Stradbroke Island without a 4WD?

While you can’t drive to Stradbroke Island, you can access the island by car via a vehicle taxi. Once on the island, you only need a 2WD car to access the three main townships – Dunwich, Amity, and Point Lookout – which are connected by sealed roads. A 4WD is only required for travelling over the beaches.

What is there to do on a day trip to Stradbroke Island?

A North Stradbroke Island day trip by scooter

  • Brown Lake (Bummiera)
  • Blue Lake (Karboora)
  • Island Fruit Barn Cafe.
  • Myora (Capeembah) Springs.
  • Amity Point.
  • The Blue Room Cafe.
  • The Gorge Walk.
  • Main Beach.

What can you do on a day trip to Stradbroke Island?

“Straddie Kingfisher Tours” have options like Eco Tours, 4 wheel Drive tours, Sand Boarding, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Fishing & Humpback Whales. “Straddie Adventures” have Kayaking and Sand Boarding tours. “Manta Lodge” will take you on your diving tours.

Where can I see kangaroos in North Stradbroke Island?

Where to Find Kangaroos on North Stradbroke Island. The best places to spot Kangaroos on North Stradbroke Island is near Cylinder Headland Foreshore and along the North Gorge Walk. If you walk around the headlands you will see them grazing on the small patches right by the cliffs.

Can you live on Stradbroke Island?

Stradbroke Island can cater to all accommodation needs and budgets. There is ample opportunity to enjoy breathtaking waterfront accommodation with plenty of houses and units available.