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Winter on Redlands Coast is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors

Ride the Coast’s bay breezes to an outdoor adventure that beats with coastal rhythm.

Redlands Coast’s national parks and conservation areas are perfect on a sunny, winter’s day for hiking, horse-riding and wildlife spotting, while the 485km of diverse cycle and walking trails across the Coast are a great way to take in the stunning views. 

For a sea-based adventure, head out on a kayak, yacht, boat or stand-up paddle board across the sparkling waters of Moreton Bay and delight in the array marine life out at play.

Redlands Track Park, located in the heart of Redlands Coast between Cleveland and Alexandra Hills, provides a great day out for the whole family, with most tracks suitable for children and beginners.

The track park offers more than 25km of bushwalking and mountain bike trails, 2.8km of pedestrian trails, horse riding trails, 239 hectares of natural bushland and a WWI and WWII heritage site.

Bayview Conservation Park at Redland Bay is a must-do for the adrenaline seekers. Nestled between Redland Bay and Mount Cotton, experience more than 60km of bushwalking, mountain bike and horse riding trails that cater for beginners to elite athletes.

Venman Bushland National Park, with 415 hectares of tranquil bushland at Mount Cotton, is the perfect spot for those looking for a more leisurely adventure. Ideal for hiking, this national park offers opportunities to explore open eucalypt forests and melaleuca trees.

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Also keep an eye out for the abundance of wildlife beaming in the bushland, including koalas, possums, gliders, owls and wallabies.

For a more relaxed winter adventure stock up your picnic basket, grab your blanket and head to one of Redlands Coast’s many idyllic parks, foreshores and reserves, with Wellington Point Reserve, Raby Bay Foreshore Park and Coochiemudlo Island among the favourites for picnickers and families alike.

Take advantage of the winter weather and head to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah), with many great winter ferry and camping offers available.Explore the iconic gorge walk, and see majestic migratory whales from land at Point Lookout or from sea on Australia’s only Aboriginal-owned whale watch cruise, Yalingbila Tours, that leave from Raby Bay two days a week from now until November.

Camp on the world’s second largest sand island and cruise along the beach in style in a 4WD.

Enjoy a round of golf on immaculately kept greens and fairways, or thrill to the exciting new eco trail bush walk, Mount Vane Walk.

This new island walking trail leads to one of Minjerribah's highest peaks, where you can enjoy stunning, 360 degree views of Southern Moreton Bay and Quandamooka Country.

While on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) immerse yourself in the spirit of Quandamooka Country at the Quandamooka Festival, on now until August, and expect a warm Yura (welcome) as the traditional owners share their vibrant culture through dance, song, art and traditional storytelling.

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For more island winter escapes, head to one of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands – Lamb Karragarra, Macleay, Russell – to explore the foreshore parks, wetlands, tranquil beaches and pleasant walking tracks, or cycle around these stunning islands.

The Southern Moreton Bay Islands are arguably among the best places to take in stunning sunsets.

Whether you stay for a day or for longer, Redlands Coast has an abundance of outdoor adventures to keep you and your family warm this winter.

Go to visitredlandscoast.com.au for more information.

 

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