North Stradbroke Island

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North Stradbroke Island has three townships Amity Point and Dunwich are located on the shores of Moreton Bay while Point Lookout is on the ocean side of the island with its endless surfing beaches and spectacular headlands and walking tracks.
Boats can easily be launched from both Amity Point and Dunwich Boat Ramps and from the beach at Point Lookout (with a 4WD and weather permitting). Please note that it is essential to have a 4WD Beach Permit if you are going to drive on the beach. Annual Beach Permits ($33) must be purchased and placed on your vehicle before driving on the beach.
Most people visit Straddie to enjoy its beautiful beaches, abundant bird and wildlife, bushwalking, snorkelling and diving and during the winter months (from June to October) to observe the annual migration of the Humpback Whales. Point Lookout is world renowned as a land based whale watching destination.

North Stradbroke Island Attractions

Amity Point Dive Site

Amity Point Dive Site

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Amity Point is Brisbane’s most popular shore diving destination, but technically you still need to board a boat at some time to reach it. Located on the northwest tip of North St...more

Boat Rock Dive Site

Boat Rock Dive Site

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Boat Rock is an action packed dive site located off Brisbane’s North Stradbroke Island. While always a sensational dive, it is the least dive site in the area as it is generally ...more

Cylinder Beach, North Stradbroke Island

Cylinder Beach, North Stradbroke Island

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Cylinder Beach is a picturesque cove between Cylinder and Home Beach Headlands. It is popular with families because it is easily accessible with a carpark situated only metres from...more

Dunwich War Memorial

Dunwich War Memorial

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North Stradbroke Island is synonymous with good times and peacefulness. Its residents also felt the heartache that WWI handed mainland Australia. An Honour Board to those who se...more

Flat Rock Dive Site

Flat Rock Dive Site

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Just a couple of kilometres north of Brisbane's North Stradbroke Island, Flat Rock is well-known by locals as the most exciting dive site in the area. The natural rocky island is s...more

Goompi Trail

Goompi Trail

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The rich Aboriginal history of North Stradbroke Island centres around Dunwich, home of the Quandamooka People. The Goompi Trail is a historical walk with a local Aboriginal guide,...more

Main Beach, North Stradbroke Island

Main Beach, North Stradbroke Island

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Main Beach offers 32 kilometres of unspoilt sand, dunes and surf. It is popular with boardriders and bodysurfers who enjoy big swells. The waves are large and powerful and the view...more

Manta Bommie Dive Site

Manta Bommie Dive Site

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Manta Bommie is a rocky reef off Brisbane’s North Stradbroke Island, and is ranked in Australia's top 10 dive sites. Manta Bommie attracts marine life like a magnet, especially o...more

Middle Reef Dive Site

Middle Reef Dive Site

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Located halfway between two of North Stradbroke Island’s most popular dive sites, Shag Rock and Flat Rock, is large rocky ridge known as Middle Reef. There are a number of dive...more

Shag Rock Dive Site

Shag Rock Dive Site

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Shag Rock is located off Brisbane’s North Stradbroke Island and is one of those all-weather sites that is very under-appreciated at times. Surrounding Shag Rock are rocky reefs a...more