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Karragarra Island

Karragarra is a great day-trip destination and is the smallest of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, about half a kilometre wide and four kilometres long.

The experience starts with a short water taxi ride from Redland Bay. There are parks, sandy beaches, a swimming enclosure and barbecue facilities. It is popular for picnics amongst locals and visitors alike.

Karragarra Island

Karragarra Island: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Cable Ski Logan

Cable Ski Logan is nestled snugly half way between the Gold Coast and Brisbane. Friendly staff and an entertaining crew of locals make you feel most welcome. No prior experience is required as staff go through safety instructions, coaching and equipment use with you to make your experience as enjoyable as possible. With kneeboards and life vests included in the cost of riding, all you need to worry about it coming into the park and giving it a go.

Tubing is available on Cable Ski Logans latest addition the Linear Cable. This is great fun for all ages.
Bali Huts and a licenced Kiosk provides comfort for spectators and participants with a range of snack foods and cold beers or pre mixes.

Beginners to advanced riders, Cable Ski Logan caters for all levels with hire wakeboards and pro wakeboards available.

80 Ferry Road
Carbrook, QLD, 4130

Located 12.6K from Karragarra Island

Dunwich War Memorial

North Stradbroke Island is synonymous with good times and peacefulness. Its residents also felt the heartache that WWI handed mainland Australia.

An Honour Board to those who served in WWI, funded by Thomas Welsby was installed in the Dunwich Hall.

The Dunwich Benevolent Asylum provided accommodation for some returned servicemen at the end of the war.

Dunwich was much more populated during WWII and many more were able to participate in this war. A white painted cairn was unveiled by Premier Frank Nicklin on 11 March 1967, as a tribute to Stradbroke locals who had enlisted in all conflicts including WWI.

Tellingly, the Aboriginal flag flies alongside the Australian flag at remembrance services. Even though Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples were not considered 'Australian' back in 1914, many enlisted, about 500 nationally according to the Department of Veterans' Affairs. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples were not recognised as citizens of Australia until 1967.

The plinth remembers later conflicts too: WWII, Malaya, Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Stradbroke's most famous poet (and activist) Oodgeroo Noonuccal, known also as Kath Walker, served as a telephonist in the armed forces in WWII.

Welsby Street
Dunwich, QLD, 4163

Located 15.8K from Karragarra Island

Redland Art Gallery

Redland Art Gallery is a vibrant award winning regional gallery showcasing innovative and culturally diverse exhibitions. Redland Art Gallery features six exhibition spaces over two locations at Cleveland and Capalaba.

The gallery's policy is to present a balanced and varied exhibition program of innovative and traditional works that provide opportunities for residents and visitors to engage with the visual arts, craft and design and support representation of the Redlands diverse culture and heritage.

Corner of Middle and Bloomfield Streets
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Located 16.4K from Karragarra Island

Eagleby Wetlands

Eagleby Wetlands provides an important habitat for waterbirds and reptiles, and is located adjacent to the Albert River. Featured in the wetlands are varied bird habitats such as melaleuca and brackish swamps, a freshwater lake, woodland, cane fields, and open grassland. More than 200 Australian native bird species have been recorded in the area, including 19 of the 24 Australian Raptors, and almost half of the bird species found in Queensland.

293 Logan Street
Eagleby, QLD, 4207

Located 16.4K from Karragarra Island

Karragarra Island: Events

Skate into Summer and Ride For Those Who Can't

Join them from 3pm - 6pm for a fun filled family day with barbecue, wakeboarding, skateboarding, DJ's and Aqua Park fun. This is a charity event to raise funds for Spinal Cord Injury.

Event Dates
      4th Dec

80 Ferry Road
Carbrook, QLD, 4130

Located 12.5K from Karragarra Island

Stand up Comedy at Cleveland Sands Hotel

Some of the best comedians from around Australia and around the world join them once a month at Cleveland Sands Hotel! This month featuring Luke Heggie (Sydney), Dusty Rich (South Africa) and Jasmine Fairbairn (Canada)!

Show starts at 7:30pm, entry is free! Call ahead to reserve your table.

Event Dates
      9th Dec
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Bloomfield Street
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Located 15.6K from Karragarra Island

The Redlands Cycling Festival

The Redlands Cycling Festival is series of cycling events to be held in the Redlands between April 30 and June 11, 2017. It is an Annual event first conducted in 2016 and expanded in 2017 to include all cycling disciplines including Road races, Mountain Bike races and BMX events and displays. The Festival also includes a major community driven event - the Redland Classic Ride.

The Festival occurs outside the school holidays and other main tourism events in the area. All events occur in the Redlands,

The Cleveland Central Business District Twilight Criterium Race was introduced in 2016 and attracted in excess of 4000 people. The event included major entertainment and family oriented activities that attracted people of all ages to the Central Business District on a Saturday evening.

2017 will see the introduction of a new premiere event series combining competitive and social rides on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerriba) with free family focussed entertainment. Riders and spectators are encouraged to stay on the island for the weekend event to experience the amenities and culture of this wonderful island. The festival is open to local, intrastate and interstate riders and spectators, families and holiday-makers.

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Middle Street and all Stradbroke island towns
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Located 15.8K from Karragarra Island


The GreazeFest is the one of the ultimate lifestyle events in Australia, where thousands of 1950s aficionados gather together for a weekend celebration of cool culture.

At GreazeFest you will witness the world's best Australian and International roots and rockabilly bands performing on stage, as well as cool car displays and pin-up parades. You can take part in many of the festival's attractions including rock'n'roll dancing, art workshops and personal style make-overs, or just enjoy the spectacle. The weekend also features vintage bicycle displays, art competitions, specialised markets and more.

Now approaching it's eighteenth year, the GreazeFest is in the beautiful bayside suburb of Cleveland, in the heart of the Redlands in South East Queensland.

Tickets can be obtained in advance, or at the event. Check the web site for the latest program.

Event Dates
      4th Aug
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Corner Long Street and Smith Street
Cleveland, QLD, 4103

Located 16.1K from Karragarra Island

Christmas in Cleveland Craft Fair

The Christmas in Cleveland Craft Fair is a craft show featuring the handmade work of 45 local and South East Queensland craft persons with all the work for sale at reasonable prices. The Show will be held at the Cleveland Assembly Hall.

The Craft Fair will have a Christmas theme with Christmas decorations and other Christmas items such as table runners, wall hangings, Santas, Saint Nicholas, reindeer and snowmen. In addition, there will be a large variety of other handmade crafts on display including country rag dolls, country woodwork, stitchery, country baskets, hand bags, jewellery, lavender products, gift cards and much more. This presents a wonderful opportunity to purchase that special Christmas gift.

The Craft Fair will raise funds for Kim Walters Choices Program for Breast Cancer Wesley Hospital.

Admission is free although a donation to Kim Walters Choices Program is greatly appreciated.

Event Dates
      21st Oct

Smith Street
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Located 16.1K from Karragarra Island

Gatorade Queensland Tri Series - Round 4 Raby Bay

Get in your last event before Christmas with the Gatorade Queensland Tri Series! Featuring a 'longer' distance (900 metre swim, 25 kilometre bike and 6 kilometre run) or the QTS Super Sprint, Enticer or Kool Kids distance. Corporate groups welcome.

Event Dates
      11th Dec

Shore Street West,
Raby Bay
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Located 16.3K from Karragarra Island

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