Neighbouring Regions

Fraser Coast

Visit Fraser Coast to be dwarfed by the ancient, gravity defying rainforests growing out of only sand and to explore the freshwater lakes and spectacular sand formations of one of the most incredible islands on earth. Discover the quaint heritage town of Maryborough, birthplace of the author of Mary Poppins, P L Travers. Step off the beach at Lady Elliot Island and snorkel, swim or dive right onto the Great Barrier Reef.  Enjoy the world's closest whale watching encounters with humpback whales as well as easy access to World Heritage Listed Fraser Island in Hervey Bay.

Moreton Bay

Get in touch with the local wildlife or go wild yourself in the natural playground that is the Moreton Bay region. Relax in the many seaside villages of northern Moreton Bay, from the waterfront barbecue and picnic areas of Woody Point to the friendly beaches at Scarborough and Redcliffe. Hit the surf at the closest patrolled beach to Brisbane’s CBD, Sutton’s Beach, or try fishing, boating, windsurfing and jetskiing. You can learn to dive, see dolphins, dugong and turtles or enjoy one of many eco-tours in this beautiful region. Connected to the mainland by bridge, Bribie Island is an island escape, popular with nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts and families alike.

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