Charming Redland Bay has a real country feel. While a growing bayside residential community, it boasts significant rural and conservation areas. This is the departure point for the Southern Islands – Russell, Karragarra, Lamb and Macleay – with regular passenger and vehicle ferry services from the Weinam Creek transit precinct.
This is a sporting community boasting an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, cricket oval, cycling and walking paths, amateur fishing club, and one of the most picturesque and popular foreshore trails in the city.
The local boat ramp provides access to the sheltered waters of Moreton Bay.
Redland Bay is blessed with community parks – try Sel Outridge Park on Peel Street, Point Talburpin Park on McWilliam Street or Neville Stafford Park on Banana Street.
Markets are a popular attraction on Broadwater Terrace and Stradbroke Street every second Sunday of the month, and there is a vibrant shopping and dining precinct popular with locals and visitors alike. The nearest major shopping centre is at Victoria Point.
Schools and colleges
Redland Bay State School services the area, with Victoria Point High the nearest state secondary school. Carmel College, a Catholic high school, is a little further down the road at Thornlands, with St Rita’s Catholic Primary School and Faith Lutheran College nearby at Victoria Point.
Redland Bay’s nearest train station is Cleveland. Transdev Queensland operates regular bus services.
Redland Bay’s history records that the region was known by its traditional owners as Talwarrapin after the cottonwood tree which was widespread in the area.
Read more about the history of Redland Bay.
Visit the popular parks in Redland Bay
View Redland Bay's national regional profile (Australian Bureau of Statistics)