Dunwich Cemetery Stradbroke

https://sunrisetoday.blog/2021/12/29/dunwich-cemetery-stradbroke-2/ The first burials at Dunwich cemetery are believed to date from 1847 and it is one of the earliest surviving cemeteries in Queensland. The European settlement of Stradbroke Island began in 1827 when a convict out-station was established at Dunwich to serve the Moreton Bay convict settlement based at Brisbane town. Dunwich Cemetery StradbrokeContinue reading “Dunwich Cemetery Stradbroke”

Boat Ride to Stradbroke Island

The Lady Caroline is a boat built for the Community by students at BYC Cooperative, and currently it is based at Russell Island. Every Thursday a small group enjoy a boat ride. Today the Boat went to Tipplers Licensed Café at South Stradbroke Island. It was a beautiful day and perfect for the water. TheContinue reading “Boat Ride to Stradbroke Island”

Gorge Walk Stradbroke Island

Point Lookout is a headland, small coastal town and locality on the eastern coast of North Stradbroke Island, Redland City, Queensland, Australia. Point Lookout is Queensland’s most easterly point. The headland is an ideal location for land-based seawatching in Australia.  Humpback whales can also be seen from here as they migrate along the east coast of Australia. Indigenous tribes have lived on the island forContinue reading “Gorge Walk Stradbroke Island”

Sunrise Home Beach Stradbroke Island

The beach faces north-north-east toward Shag Rock, 1.5 km offshore. Sand waves change over time, so too does the nature of the shoreline, bars and surf. There is access to the beach at Adder Rock, at some access tracks along the beach, and at the east end, below the Point Lookout Hotel headland. Home Beach was named fromContinue reading “Sunrise Home Beach Stradbroke Island”

Stradbroke Island

I booked two days at Manta Lodge which is located on Home Beach next to Adder Rock . This was a YHA but now focuses on Dive Lessons and is a popular venue for backpackers and tourists wanting to get a diving certification. There are dorms and shared accommodation, a well serviced kitchen and plentyContinue reading “Stradbroke Island”

Stradbroke Island Tour

We were met at Dunwich Ferry by Stradbroke Island Kingfisher Tours and in the 4WD vehicle we went on the day tour. We drove through Dunwich and then went on the Brown Lake Road towards Brown Lake. A natural perched lake, pure rainwater tinged brown by the native teatrees, Brown Lake, or Lake Bummiera, isContinue reading “Stradbroke Island Tour”

Brown Lake Stradbroke Island

A natural perched lake, pure rainwater tinged brown by the native teatrees, Brown Lake, or Lake Bummiera, is a hidden treasure. The lake itself is a prominent part of the landscape for the people of Quandamooka, particularly the Dandrubin-Gorenpul and Noonucal Aboriginal groups. They associate Brown Lake with women and children, where only women are allowed to speak for the natural wonderContinue reading “Brown Lake Stradbroke Island”

Stradbroke Island History

As far as European history goes, the Portuguese, Dutch and French possibly mapped the coastline around the middle of the 16th century. In 1770, Lieutenant  James Cook, sailing along the Eastern Australian coast in HMS Endeavour named Point Lookout, Cape Moreton and Moreton Bay.  The next “touch-point” is thought to be in 1803 when a groupContinue reading “Stradbroke Island History”

Russell Island Sunrise from the Jetty

To travel anywhere one must first get off the Island and you need to take the Vehicle Ferry to Redland Bay, the Mainland. I try to take the early morning ferry because I can see the sunrise, Now the days are shorter because its winter, the later ferry also meets the sunrise. You are expectedContinue reading “Russell Island Sunrise from the Jetty”

Elle & Jay

DIY | Renovations | Home | Crafts | Entertaining

Paul-Antoni Bonetti

Composer | Songwriter

Jen's Food Blog

My recipes & eating out experiences in Yorkshire (and beyond)

DishadaywithMae

Dish a day with Mae..... Chop~Cook~&Season With Love ❤

You Betcha Can Make This!

from the cook who never could...

Maddy's Kitchen

SUPER FUN adventures with food

Accounting for Taste

all things food, with Lynn and Russ

Maria Victoria Ado

~ your dedicated Virtual Assistant~

Cooking with Rowan

Learn to love cooking.

The Culinaria

honest recipes

Eating Write

Dedicated to Your Physical, Mental and Spiritual Health

IZZY'S KITCHEN AND PIZZERIA

Play with your food!

Holistic Living with Karen

Raise Your Vibe to Feel Alive

Vic's Ukulele Blog

Info and Updates about the Ukulele