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Travel information

Getting to and around our villages  

Vehicle

The borders of Redlands Coast are a 30 minute drive from the Brisbane CBD and 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. For a more scenic route, follow the sign-posted Southern Moreton Bay Tourist Drive and wind through the hinterland village of Mount Cotton ((Jungalpin/Tungipin)and the coastal villages of Victoria Point (Warrer warrer), Cleveland (Nandeebie/Indillie) and Wellington Point (Cullen- cullen)

At 78km in length, the Southern Moreton Bay Tourist Drive is perfect for a day trip.

Train

Redlands Coast is located on the Cleveland line, with trains running frequently Brisbane to Cleveland at the end of the line. The journey takes about an hour, and a TransLink go card is required.

Plan your journey

Bus

Transdev 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

Air

Redlands Coast is a 30 minute drive from the Brisbane Domestic and Brisbane International airports, and a 60 minute drive from Coolangatta Airport on the Gold Coast.

Transfers

 Luxury Transfers: Provide airport transfers, hotel transfers, special event, or as directed service.  

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

Plan your vehicle barge journey and book ahead

  • Stradbroke Ferries: Vehicle ferry leaves every 45 minutes (bookings required) and passenger ferry departs every 25 minutes; telephone +61 7 3488 5300.
  • Vehicle: The island townships of Dunwich, Amity and Point Lookout are connected by sealed roads. Check with hire car companies whether their vehicles are permitted on the island.
  • Scooters on Straddie: Based in Dunwich Scooters on Straddie can collect you for free from both water taxis arriving on North Stradbroke Island. They can also collect you from Point Lookout and Amity Point (fees apply). Half, full and multiple day hires available. 
  • North Stradbroke Island Buses: Island ferry services link with bus connections to and from Cleveland. Buses also operate between Stradbroke Ferries at Dunwich and Gold Cats Stradbroke Flyer at the One Mile Jetty, Dunwich for 20 minute transfers to and from Point Lookout and Amity Point.
  • Stradeasy Shuttle Bus: Ferry to door transfers for foot passengers arriving by ferry. Check the timetable, bookings preferred. Takes up to 11 passengers.
  • Courtesy buses: Check with island clubs and accommodation providers for patron courtesy bus options.

Travel to Coochiemudlo Island

Passenger ferries and vehicle barges depart from Masters Avenue, Victoria Point, arriving at Elizabeth Street Ferry Terminal, Coochiemudlo Island. Services operate regularly seven days a week. 

Plan your journey

  • Amity Trader: Passenger ferries and vehicle barges run seven days a week. The passenger ferry journey takes approximately 10 minutes. Bookings are essential for the vehicle barge; telephone + 61 7 3820 6557. Cash and eftpos facilities available.

Travel to Redlands Coast Southern Islands

Passenger ferries and vehicle barges depart Weinman Creek Marina, Banana Street, Redland Bay to the cluster of four idyllic islands. A TransLink go card may be used, otherwise paper tickets are available onboard the ferry. You can purchase a TransLink go card at the Redland Bay Marina inside the terminal. 

Plan your vehicle barge journey and book ahead

  • Stradbroke Ferries: Vehicle barges run regularly between Redland Bay and the four islands; bookings required; telephone.
  • Vehicle: Redland Bay is a 60 minute drive from the Brisbane CBD; 50 minute drive from Brisbane airport.
  • Courtesy buses: Check with island clubs and accommodation providers for courtesy bus bookings for patrons.