Dunwich at Stradbroke Island, has a resident koala that lives in the tree above the Bus Stop.
Originally subdivided in the early 1970s, a bridge was promised by the then government. This never eventuated and residents are now feeling the pressure of transport to the mainland for some shopping trips, as mainland parking has become very scarce.
The Bay Islands enjoy a quiet, relaxed lifestyle with many retirees, pensioners and more recently, an influx of younger families looking for some safety and security, away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland.
http://www.stradbrokeferries.com.au/ The vehicle ferry will take you to the islands from Redland Bay Marina, or collect you on the islands and return you to the mainland. The trip takes an hour and costs $120 single way for a car. I left on the 6.30am ferry from Russell Island and traveled to Redland Bay Marina. SatContinue reading “Traveling to the Bay Islands by Vehicle Ferry”