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Redlands Coast on Quandamooka Country

Standing on the shores of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah), you can feel the spirit of Quandamooka Country flow around you when you close your eyes.

Traditional owners of much of Redlands Coast, the Nunukul, Nughi and Goenpul Peoples (collectively known as the Quandamooka People) have lived in careful balance with our region’s natural wonders for at least 21,000 years.

If you know where to look, the evidence of this ageless connection surrounds you. A special experience on Redlands Coast is a tour by one of the Quandamooka guide operators. 

Gain fascinating insights into the oldest surviving culture in the world while tasting regional bush tucker, take an art class or enjoy a guided kayak trip.

Tour sites of significance and listen to the history of Quandamooka as you see scar trees, rock fish traps and middens weathered and white with age.

The Quandamooka Festival offers an annual program of events. Expect a warm Yura (welcome) as the Quandamooka People share their living, vibrant culture through dance, song, art and traditional storytelling.

Discovering their unique spiritual connections with the seasons, lands, seas and wildlife of Redlands Coast will stay with you long after you say farewell.

Other Adventures on Minjerribah

While you're on the island, discover the exciting range of adventures and discoveries awaiting you among the sandy beaches, crystal clear ocean waters and natural, freshwater lakes of Minjerribah including, 4WD tourssand boardingsurfingdivingsnorkelling, golf, cultural activities and so much more.

Book a cultural tour, go wildlife spotting, pack a picnic, take a scenic gorge walk, try your hand at beach fishing, or explore the 30km of unspoiled sand and surf of Main Beach.


Passenger ferries and vehicle barges regularly depart Toondah Harbour, Cleveland for Dunwich, Minjerribah. The passenger ferry is about a 25-minute ride with the choice of two ferry operators. The vehicle barge is about a 45-minute trip.  


Immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle and stay a little longer. Minjerribah is lucky to have unique glamping experiences as well as resorts, small boutique B&Bs and an abundance of holiday homes where the welcome mat is always out. With balmy afternoon coastal breezes in summer or a cosy fire in winter on offer, when you decide to visit Minjerribah there is a special getaway waiting just for you.