A ferry went from Russell island to Dunwich, Stradbroke Island for the festival, but we were unable to get seat. So we went by bus to Cleveland, then bus 258 to the jetty where for $10 we took a ferry to Stradbroke Island. http://www.queenslandplaces.com.au/stradbroke-island There is a bus stop right outside the ferry which takesContinue reading “Stradbroke Island Oyster Festival”
Mt Cootha Brisbane.
Circum-navigating Karragarra Island by Yacht….
If asked to name a single tree that’s helped shape the character of Brisbane, it would be the magnificent poinciana Delonix regia. In years gone by it was traditionally planted as a street tree and now enhances a lot of the city’s older suburbs. The poinciana is native to Madagascar, and in Brisbane the brightContinue reading “Poinciano Trees in Bloom in Russell Island and Brisbane”
The City of Redcliffe has a population of approximately 50,000 people and is located 35 minutes north of Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane Redcliffe is a residential suburb of the Moreton Bay Region in the north-east of the Redcliffe peninsula, approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) north-north-east of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. It serves asContinue reading “Redcliffe..Drive past along the coastal Road to Brisbane”
The beautiful seaside village of Scarborough is a vibrant, lively precinct where something is always happening. At the northern end of the Redcliffe Peninsula, the Scarborough Boat Harbour is always a hive of activity. Many tour operators launch from here, as well as the vehicular ferries that service Moreton Island. Nearby Newport Marina is alsoContinue reading “Scarborough…Driving along coastal Road to Brisbane”
Russell Island is the largest in a group of islands in the southern waters of Moreton Bay between North Stadbroke Island in the east and Redland Bay in the west. The Gold Coast Shire is a kilometre to the south of the island. The main body of Russell Island is seven kilometres long and rangesContinue reading “Sandy Bay Russell Island”
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Sunrise at Ourimperee Waterhole, Outback Australia… Crikey, you wouldn’t be dead for quids, hey! Photo: Baz – The Landy