North Stradbroke Island hotels
North Stradbroke Island, Australia
North Stradbroke Island is found in Queensland about 30 km southeast of Brisbane. The island was once part of Stradbroke Island, but was separated during a storm. This island is the second-largest sand island in the world. It is known for lovely sand beaches, including Cylinder Beach, Frenchman’s Beach and Home Beach.
North Stradbroke Island Attractions
- Blue Lake National Park
- North Gorge Headlands
- North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum
North Stradbroke Island Activities
- Try the Karboora track starting in Dunwich
- Scuba dive at Flat Rock dive site
- Whale watch at Point Lookout
North Stradbroke Island Climate
North Stradbroke Island has a near-perfect subtropical climate, with the temperature during the day at around 30°C and temperatures at night cooling down to 22°C. The water temperature is on average a warm 26°C. The summer weather can be very hot and humid, and the best time to visit is typically during the late summer to early spring.
Getting There & Around
To get to North Stradbroke Island, visitors must depart from Cleveland, a seaside town. It is possible to reach Cleveland by train or by bus from Brisbane. From Cleveland, take a Stradbroke Ferries water taxi to the town of Dunwich. A ferry normally leaves every hour.
There are local buses that will meet the ferries at both One Mile Jetty and Dunwich. The final stop on the buses is Point Lookout. It is also possible to hire a cab from Stradbroke Cab Service.