Point Lookout 


On North Stradbroke Islands north-eastern tip are some of the best views for whale watching in Australia.

Take the 1.2km Gorge Walk for stunning surf, beach and sea panoramas and watch the sea spurt high through Straddie’s renowned blowhole.

The North Gorge Walk offers the finest vantage points on the island for spotting dolphins and turtles all year round and the migrating humpback whales as they pass by from May to November each year.

The unspoiled natural environment includes 30kms of pristine surf beach and towering, rocky headlands at Main Beach, hidden rock pools at Deadman's Beach, safe swimming and white sandy beach at Cylinder and hidden caves at the end of Frenchman's Beach.

Enjoy safe swimming at Main and Cylinder Beach where they are patrolled. One of the world's top dive sites,with an artifiial reef and Manta Bommie - access only with Manta Lodge and Scuba Centre is a must do. Afterwards a multitude of dining options and boutique stores await featuring resort wear and gifts, Sunday markets. 

The white sand dunes near Point Lookout are perfect for sand boarding – a favourite activity among visitors and locals alike.

With a range of accommodation options, from camping and backpacker to luxury units and holiday homes, Point Lookout is ideal for a short stay or an extended, sub-tropical island escape.