Dunwich (Goompie)

Destination Information North Stradbroke Island


The bayside township of Dunwich (Goompie) located on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is just a 25-minute passenger ferry from Cleveland (Nandeebie/Indillie) on Redlands Coast.

Spend a day in Dunwich immersing yourself in enriching island heritage and culture at the local studios, galleries and shops, or step back in time at the North Stradbroke Island Museum on Minjerribah.

Dining in Dunwich can be made easy at one of the many cafes and restaurants. Indulge in the fresh island menu and sand filtered beer at the Straddie Brewery, a three-storey brewhouse and taproom; Relax at the Little Ship Club nestled on the picturesque waterfront; or dine with a bird’s eye vista overlooking the North Stradbroke Island Golf Club and stunning Moreton Bay waters at Bistro Seymour.

Explore places of incredible conservation value; Take a dip in the majestic Brown Lake (Bummeria) where the lake's brown colour stems from the surrounding melaleuca and tea-tree bushland; Observe the freshwater that flows through the mangroves to the bay at Myora Springs (Capeembah): or tread lightly on the walking trails in Naree Budjong Djara National Park and be engulfed by the spectacular nature. The Quandamooka people are the Traditional Owners of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) on Redlands Coast and hold cultural significance to these special places.