Getting to and around our villages  


The borders of Redlands Coast are approximately a 30 minute drive from the Brisbane CBD and approximately a 50 minute drive from the Gold Coast. The Pacific Motorway (M1) and the Gateway Motorway (M2) link to Old Cleveland Road, Rickertt Road, Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Road, Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road and Mount Cotton Road, all of which lead into Redlands Coast villages. 

Vehicle hire 

Betta Auto Hire: A local family car, ute and truck hire business.


Redlands Coast is located on the Cleveland line, trains run frequently from Brisbane to Cleveland with stations along the way. The journey to Cleveland takes about an hour, and a TransLink go card is required. Plan your journey 


TransLink operates regular bus services between Brisbane Transit Centre and Redlands Coast, and also between local villages. Buses also run daily from the Gold Coast to Brisbane Transit Centre. Plan your journey


Redlands Coast is approximately a 30 minute drive from the Brisbane Airport, and approximately a 60 minute drive from the Gold Coast Airport.


Bayside Airport Transfers: Personalised airport transfers.  

All Aboard Transport: Provide transfers for up to 10 passengers.


Travelling to our islands

The beautiful islands of Redlands Coast are accessible only by watercraft, making them true island getaways. Passenger ferries and vehicle barges run regularly between the mainland and these sub-tropical gems, while some islands have bus and taxi services.

Travel to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah)

Passenger and vehicle ferries regularly depart Toondah Harbour, Emmet Drive in Cleveland for Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island. The passenger ferry is a 25 minute ride with the choice of two ferry operators. The vehicle ferry is about a 45 minute trip.  

Parking at Toondah Harbour 

  • Toondah Harbour Parking: Toondah Harbour in Cleveland is the gateway to North Stradbroke Island. From here, you can catch a passenger or vehicle ferry over to the island.

Passenger ferries

Island ferry services link with bus connections to and from Cleveland.

Vehicle ferries

Getting around the island

  • Private vehicle: The island townships of Dunwich, Amity Point and Point Lookout are connected by sealed roads. Check with hire car companies whether their vehicles are permitted on the island.
  • Stradbroke Island Buses:  A public bus service operates between Stradbroke Ferries at Junner Street, Dunwich and Gold Cats Stradbroke Flyer at One Mile Jetty, Dunwich for transfers to and from Point Lookout and Amity Point. Telephone +61 7 3415 2417. 
  • 4WD Permits: For off-road beach adventures, 4WD permits can be purchased through Minjerribah Camping. Permits are required for driving in designated areas on the island. 
  • StradEasy Shuttle Bus: Transport services across North Stradbroke Island. Telephone +61 488 029 718. 
  • Courtesy buses: Check with island clubs and accommodation providers for patron courtesy bus options.

Travel to Coochiemudlo Island

Passenger and vehicle ferries depart from Masters Avenue in Victoria Point, arriving at Elizabeth Street Ferry Terminal on Coochiemudlo Island. Ferries take approximately 10 minutes, services operate regularly seven days a week. 

Passenger and vehicle ferries

  • Amity Trader: Passenger and vehicle ferry service between Victoria Point and Coochiemudlo Island; telephone +61 7 3820 6557. Bookings required for vehicle ferry. 

Travel to Southern Moreton Bay Islands

Passenger and vehicle ferries depart from Weinam Creek in Redland Bay to the cluster of four idyllic islands - Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra islands. 

Passenger and vehicle ferries

  • SeaLink Bay Islands: Passenger ferry service departs the Weinam Creek Marina, Banana Street in Redland Bay approximately every half hour. A TransLink go card may be used for the passenger ferry, otherwise paper tickets are available to purchase onboard the ferry. A TransLink go card vending machine is located at the ferry terminal. For the most up-to-date timetable information visit the TransLink Journey Planner or telephone +61 7 3409 1145.  
  • SeaLink Bay Islands: Vehicle ferry service departs regularly from 1 Weinam Street in Redland Bay; telephone +61 7 3488 5300. Bookings required. 
  • Courtesy buses: Check with island clubs and accommodation providers for courtesy bus bookings for patrons.