Willis Island is the only permanently inhabited island in the Coral Sea Islands Territory, an external territory of Australia, located beyond the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea. The island is located some 450 kilometres (280 mi) east of Cairns, Queensland. It is the southernmost of the Willis Islets, a group of three islands which with their associated sandy cays stretch inContinue reading “Willis Island”
Just 2km by 1km, it’s easy to get around this peaceful little island. The second smallest of the Southern Islands, it has a swimming enclosure and all the peace and quiet you want, particularly as it is virtually traffic-free. You can meet the locals at the recreation clubhouse. There’s also a community hall, public tennis court and a first-aid facility.
If you’re into boating and fishing, or enjoy solitude and the natural environment, this is the place for you. It is separated from the much larger Macleay Island by narrow Lucas Passage.
Oooconcoon Bay was named for the swans that used to live here before the days of water ferries and jetskis and noisy motor boats.
Perfectly situated on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, amongst Queensland’s 74 Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island offers an experience like no other: glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches
There are some amazing sunsets and sunrises at Russell island. This is the view looking over to the heads and the mainland in the distance. Sometimes the sunset is so red that when the sun sets, it reflects over the water and sky to the west and the whole bay turns pink
White sandy beach where you can walk kilometers on isolated sands along the water at Woorim Woorim is a suburb of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia on the eastern, or ocean, side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. At the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 1,765 persons, withContinue reading “Surf Beach at Woorim Bribie Island”
http://www.sunbittern.com/bribie%20birds.html The Pumicestone Passage is a wonderful area for birds and there are several vantage points from the numerous beaches. Raptors are common and include spectacular White-bellied Sea-Eagles, Ospreys and Brahminy Kites. Waders, including the globally-threatened Eastern Curlew, are plentiful on the mudflats, especially in summer, and you might even spot a majestic Black-necked Stork.Continue reading “Bird Walking Track and Sanctuary at Bribie Island”
Have arrived at Bribie Island and am staying at Kakadu Beach… You can see across the Bay to the Glasshouse Mountains.. The only Morton Bay Island you can drive to… Bribie Island is connected to the mainland by bridge and is only 45 minutes from Brisbane Airport. As you cross the Bribie Island bridge youContinue reading “Bribie Island”
The beautiful part of living on an island is traveling the sea and the daily ride to the mainland is a delight. Every trip is different, every day the light changes, the colors change and the sea and sky shows a different mood.