Queens Beach

Looking along a beach with the water on the left and grass above the sand on the right, taken at Queens Beach on the Redcliffe Peninsula

Queens Beach is one of many on the Redcliffe Peninsula with Queens Beach North and Scarborough Beach above it, and Queens Beach South and the Redcliffe Jetty below. A pathway is along the full length of the beach, which goes almost the full shoreline of the Redcliffe Peninsula, from Newport to Pelican Park in Clontarf. … Read more

Suttons Beach

Beach with a pathway and a line of trees, taken at Suttons Beach in Redcliffe Peninsula

Suttons Beach is a patrolled beach and one of the most popular on the Redcliffe Peninsula foreshores of Moreton Bay for locals and tourists. Some of the beaches at Redcliffe are narrow during high tide, however, Suttons Beach continues to have a decent amount of sandy beach above the high tide. The beach’s gentle waves … Read more

Redcliffe Jetty

Jetty out from the beach with a rotunda part way along, taken from the sand at Redcliffe Jetty

As the first European settlement in Queensland in 1824, Redcliffe has a long history in the Morton Bay region. The first Redcliffe Jetty built in 1885 has become an iconic symbol of Redcliffe. The jetty, together with Redcliffe’s Settlement Cove Lagoon in close walking distance, attracts locals and tourists alike. The current jetty is the … Read more

Gayundah Wreck

Rusted wreck on a beach near cliffs, the Gayundah Wreck at Woody Point in Redcliffe

The HMAS Gayundah was a gunboat with the Royal Australian Navy, originally serving with the Queensland Maritime Defence Force as the HMQS Gayundah before the Federation of Australia. Built during 1884 at Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom, it left for Australia late in 1884 via the Suez, finally arriving in Brisbane in March … Read more

Scotts Point

Scotts Point Bathing Pavilion, at Woody Point in Redcliffe Peninsula

Scotts Point in Woody Point is a rocky outcrop along the eastern shores of the Redcliffe Peninsula, with a park high on the tops of the point and another down close to the level of the water. Scotts Point is generally locally known to be at the Scotts Point Bathing Pavilion at the far southern … Read more

Pelican Park

Pelican Park is found in Clontarf just after crossing the bridge onto the Redcliffe Peninsula. The park is quite long with a playground at each end, and the Redcliffe Information Centre at the western end of the park. The park gets its name from the abundance of pelicans that visit the area. Before the new … Read more

Bicentennial Park (Woody Point)

Bicentennial Park at Woody Point is on the southern end of Redcliffe Peninsula, between Pelican Park  and the Woody Point Jetty. Bicentennial Park and Apex park next to it towards the jetty was created by reclaiming land along the Hornibrook Esplanade. The mud flats used to come to near the road, and vehicles were often … Read more