As the only island in Queensland connected to the mainland by bridge, exploring all the natural beauty of Moreton Bay Region’s Bribie Island is a breeze.
With its carefree lifestyle, stunning beaches, national parks and coastal camping experiences encircled by the magnificent Pumicestone Passage; Bribie Island offers an island escape popular with families, camping enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
The island paradise boasts a long stretch of surf shoreline and a calm protected coastline, offering the best of both worlds for beach lovers. For surfside fun and access to long, white sandy stretches of four-wheel driving area, head to the popular Woorim beach on the eastern side of the island. The protected western side of the island features family favourites; Bongaree and Bellara Beach.
Steeped in history, rich in wildlife and natural beauty, the Pumicestone Passage is one of the world’s most ecologically important waterways and is the calm body of water that separates Bribie Island from the mainland of Queensland.
Stretching 35km, from Caboolture in the north to Deception Bay in the south, the passage is a spectacular waterway that offers a sheltered recreational area perfect for water sports and is one of Australia’s most important bird and marine habitats, home to more than 350 species of birdlife, dugong, dolphins and turtles.
Bribie Island National Park is the perfect destination for campers, 4WD lovers, fishing enthusiasts and families wanting to get back to nature. Take your 4WD and feel refreshed by the salt air as you tour the beautiful expanse of beach, stopping to cool off in freshwater lagoons, or throw your reel in to try and catch dinner. Keep an eye out for turtles on the beach while you 4WD – they also play on the island!
Enjoy a variety of Moreton Bay Region coastal camping experiences with some areas only accessible by clearance 4WD, others only by boat. Camping and vehicle access permits are required when entering Bribie Island National Park. Purchase your 4WD and campsite permits before you heat to Bribie Island to avoid disappointment.