Moreton Bay

Moreton Bay region is off the coast of Brisbane, in South East Queensland. The major islands of Moreton Bay includes Bribie, Moreton and North Stradbroke Islands. There are also a number of smaller islands including St Helena, Peel, Macleay, Lamb and Russell Islands. Moreton Bay also includes some bayside suburbs of Moreton Bay Regional, Brisbane City and Redlands City Councils.

Get in

Ferries- In order to get to Moreton and North Stradbroke Islands you must catch a passenger or vehicle ferry. There are a number of mainland departure points to get to the islands.

Getting to Moreton Island

Tangalooma Flyer - passenger ferry departs from Pinkenba

Moreton Island Micat - vehicle and passenger ferry departs from Port of Brisbane

Getting to North Stradbroke Island

Straddie Flyer Gold cats - passenger taxi departs from Cleveland

Stradbroke Ferries - vehicle ferry departs from Cleveland

Big Red Cat - Vehicle ferry departs from Cleveland


Whale Watching- From June to Novemember, humpback whales can be sighted in the waters in and surrounding Moreton Bay as they migrate along the Queensland coast. There are many specialised whale watching tours that run throughout the whale watching season.


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