Bribie Island is ideally suited for those wishing to experience the beach adventure without lengthy travel to do so. Bribie Island is approx 80 km North of Brisbane / one and a half hours drive.
Day Trips & weekend camping are very popular at this location. There are a variety of camping sites available including ones located approx 16-19 kms North of beach access point. A camping permit is required if camping on the beach and bookings are essential.
There is also resort style accommodation available on the island along with cabins at caravan parks located close to the beach vehicle entrance.
Once on the beach, there are several places of interest to visit. These include Freshwater creek & Welsby Lagoon as popular swimming spots out of the surf. Fort Bribie and other World War II relics still remain along the beach. Lighthouse Reach is a perfect picnic area
It is advisable to check tide times and only travel 2 hours either side of low tide.
Camping permits, if required, can be obtained from :
Gateway Bait and Tackle - conveniently located on Bribie Island Road at Ningi - www.gatewaybaitandtackle.com.au
or online at www.gld.gov.au/camping (24 hour)
For those looking at resort accomodation, Fairways Golf and Beach retreat is situated at Woorim on Bribie Island next to the golf course - www.fairwaysretreat.com.au