Local Knowledge

The area offers a range of activities ranging from bay cruises and island hopping, to guided heritage tours and cultural walks. World class surf beaches, pristine national parks, walking trails / cycling trails and wineries can all be found in the Redlands.

You will also find one of the largest sand islands in the world. North Stradbroke Island along with smaller islands in Moreton Bay offering tranquility, secluded beaches and great fishing. Over the years the region has grown a diverse mix of fruit and vegetables and today, visitors and locals still enjoy purchasing farm fresh fruit and vegetables from roadside stalls.

Redland Bay is the gateway to the Bay Islands with regular ferry and barge services departing for Russell, Lamb, Macleay and Karragarra. One of the first areas in Queensland to be settled, the shire hosts a wealth of history and a selection of contrasts, and is classified as excellent sightseeing.

Being close to the city centre but light years from the pace, Redlands on Moreton Bay, on the clean Koala Coast, is a daytripper’s and holiday maker’s paradise. Arts, crafts, nature, food and wine, superb beaches, resorts, four wheel drive tours … plenty to do, but where relaxation has become an artform.

In terms of investment, the Redland Bay area has been enjoying one of the highest population growth rates in Australia. ( 8.3% 2005 – 2006 ). Equally as exciting is the performance of the median price growth.