Stradbroke Island Brisbane – Where Summer Never Ends…
Straddie’ is one of Moreton Bay’s gems. North Stradbroke Island is the ideal holiday Place for families, friends or maybe just a day trip. It’s approximately one hour from Brisbane, if you want to get some sun on your back the beaches here are excellent and there are some great walking tracks leading to inspiring internal lakes.
Straddie is easily reachable by our fast and reliable motor vehicle ferries or water taxi which leaves from Cleveland.
It’s famous for its beautiful headlands, kilometres of rolling surf and white sandy beaches. Straddie is the second largest sand island in the world and ideal for four wheels drive enthusiasts.
Queen Street Mall Brisbane:
The Queen Street Mall is a lively and dynamic shopping mall that lies at the heart of Brisbane City and is Australia’s most popular mall.
The mall offers an unprecedented mix of local, national and international brands and flagship stores. More than 700 retailers have made their homes here. Must-visits include the Winter garden with its different choice of retailers.
The Queen Street Mall is not only the shopping hotspot, it is also Brisbane’s heart – the place you head with friends and family if it’s fun and entertainment you are after. More than 1,000 events take place throughout the mall each year; The City Sounds fills the air with music on Friday nights and weekends. In addition, there is an Event Cinema, a farmers market, beauty salons, Casino and Hotel, a Hilton Hotel that all take pride of place on the mall. Parklands, museums, galleries, day spas, restaurants and bars are all within walking distance from the mall.
The Queen Street Mallis widely regarded as Queensland’s premier shopping and entertainment destination.
Alma Park Zoo Brisbane:
Alma Park Zoo is near to north of Brisbane about 30 minute drive.Alma Park Zoo makes a lovely family trip and is a great picnic point under the shady palms and rainforest trees..
Currently, In Alma Park Zoo there is 24 types of native animals and 23 exotic species. During the day, there are several keeper talks and presentations on Squirrels, Monkeys, Snakes and Crocodiles, Koalas, Baboons. For those visitors who want to touch and hold Koalas, Snakes and Crocodiles this is the place.They can also buy food at the kiosk to hand feed Kangaroo and Deer.
Animals at the Zoo include different type of monkeys: Black-handed Spider Monkey, Squirrel Monkey. Species of kangaroos and wallabies at Alma Park are Grey Kangaroos, Red Kangaroo
You will also see Red Deer, Asian Sun Bear, Water Buffalo and Camels are about the largest of the exotic mammals. On the reptile front, you will see some snakes.
Alma Park Zoo has free barbecue and picnic lawns in the rainforest gardens. You are welcome to bring your own food or you can buy snacks and meals from the café. Its Opening hours are 9am to 5pm.
Shailer Park Brisbane:
Shailer Park is a community of Brisbane and is about 24 kilometers south-southeast of QLD’s capital city of Brisbane. Shailer Park is a center for employment, entertainment, and vacation in southeast Queensland. The major local shopping center is located in Shailer Park, and other commercial and community facilities have develop nearby.
Moreton Island Brisbane:
Moreton Island is a 37km long sand island located in Moreton Bay, off the coast of south-east Queensland, Australia. Moreton Island “The treasure of South East Queensland” is one of the best experiences that Australia has to offer. Brisbane is fortunate in having one of Australia’s largest sand islands. Moreton is paradise for people who want to relax and enjoy nature. This is a place where the crashing of the waves sets the pace of your day. To get to Moreton Island there is a daily ferry (except Tuesdays) from Port of Brisbane.
it is second smallest in size, Lamb Island is about 1 km x 1.5 km and is a pleasant island for walking or cycling. There is a swimming area about half way down the island on the eastern side with a cool picnic area with electric BBQ. Lamb Island has a small kiosk that provides both grocery items and takeaway foodstuff. There is a tennis court for hire and a Bowls Club where meals are available on Fridays from 6.00 pm and bar service from 5.00 pm all days.
Victoria Point Brisbane:
Victoria Point is a pretty bayside. It’s a popular destination for relaxed outside afternoons spent strolling, swimming, cycling or enjoying a barbecue with family and friends.
There is a great range of urban-chic dining options at the open-planned area overlook the lake form by Eprapah Creek. You can also take in a movie at the home cinema, enjoy drinks with friends in one of the local bars or make the most of some retail therapy.
North Lakes Brisbane:
If you like the feel of a modern suburb, well lay out with lifestyle and convenience in mind- North Lakes is the place for you where u will easily access to shopping centres, Schools, swimming pools and parks: 20% of the area is parkland and there is a farmers market as well as a large Westfield shopping centre. North Lakes is an inclusive community and suits professionals, couples and families as well as retirees. A business park is under development, and real estate in the suburb is booming. You can buy a sparkling new house and land.
The climate of the suburb is typical of greater Brisbane, with hot clammy summers and mild winters. If you are looking to travel from Brisbane, North Lakes is a 30 to 60 minute drive depending on traffic conditions, and there is a train you can catch from nearby Petrie Station.