Things to Do in Moreton Bay
Moreton Bay is one of the most beautiful and unique places in Australia. This beautiful bay is contained by the Queensland coast on the west side, and Moreton Island to the east. The area is located directly north of Brisbane, one of the biggest cities in the country. There’s plenty to do for everyone, regardless of your age and interest. The area makes a great vacation destination if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Here are some must-sees while you are traveling in Moreton Bay.
Relax on the beach
There are countless beaches in the Moreton Bay area, making it the perfect place to spend a day enjoying the sunny weather and a good book. Unlike many of the beaches located closer to Brisbane’s city center, Moreton Bay beaches are very spacious and give you plenty of room to relax. Some of the most popular beaches include Sutton’s Beach and Queens Beach in Redcliffe, Bulwer, Cape Moreton, and Cowan Beaches on Moreton Island, and Woorim and Bongaree Beaches on Bribie Island.
Enjoy Caboolture’s rich history
The town of Caboolture is home to Caboolture Historical Village (280 Beerburrum Road), which is an accurate historical recreation of the old agricultural village of Caboolture, perfect for exploring with your family. Caboolture is also home to the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology (1-63 The Abbey Place). This highly acclaimed museum features a variety of permanent and rotating exhibits containing historical artifacts from around the world. They also offer regular cultural events.
Go whale watching
Moreton Bay is considered one of the best places in the world to go whale watching. There are many groups that offer tours where you can see whales (and, on occasion, dolphins). Between September and November, during Australia’s spring, is considered the best time to go.
Visit the Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Bribie Island is a great day trip in itself, with its wide open beaches and stunning ocean views. The Bribie Island Seaside Museum is a great way to cool off after a hot day in the sun. They have captivating displays on local area history that rotate on a regular basis. 1 South Esplanade, Bongaree
Head inland to North Pine Country Park
If you want to explore the beautiful countryside in the Moreton Bay area, head to this charming little park in Kurwongbah. The area features a small market, as well as shops, restaurants, and a small historic museum. Dayboro Road
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