Southern Moreton Bay Islands . Queensland . Australia
A sense of peace, seclusion and tranquility is what comes to mind when you first step foot on Karragarra Island. The smallest of the sub-tropical Southern Moreton Bay Islands, Karragarra is approximately half a kilometre wide and four kilometres long. Your experience starts with a short and exhilarating water taxi ride from Redland Bay. There are parks, sandy beaches, a swimming enclosure, public toilets and barbecue facilities. The island is popular for picnics amongst locals and visitors alike. Karragarra Island has a Rural Fire Station and helicopter landing pad. Shopping centres, medical facilities and small businesses can be found on Macleay Is. and Russell Is., as well as the major shopping centres at Redland Bay and Victoria Point.
Note: There are no shops or medical services available on Karragarra.
Travel to Karragarra Island:
It takes approximately 20 minutes on the passenger fast cat from Redland Bay Marine Terminal to Karragarra. FREE inter-island services operate seven days a week, enabling easy access for visitors to explore each of the Bay Islands within the group. Bay Air Shuttle operates a regular bus service between Redland Bay Marina and Brisbane Airport.
Bookings can be made by clicking on the above link or by phoning M: 0422 691 971.
How to find us:
Karragarra Island is located within easy reach of Brisbane and the Gold Coast. (see map below)
Things to do:
Sailing, boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming, trail walking and wildlife spotting are just some of the many things to do in and around the bay islands. Over the years, the peaceful atmosphere, spectacular scenery and stunning water ways have attracted visitors from all over the world.
There is a great deal of evidence of Aboriginal people having lived on the Islands and while Karragarra retains its traditional name, Macleay Island was originally known as Jencoomercha. Russell Island's traditional name is Canaipa and Lamb Island's traditional name is Ngudooroo. (Further information and early history)
Please respect the environment and leave the islands and waterways free of litter.
Moreton Bay Marine Park ...
protects a vast array of marine habitats, plants and animals. The Marine Park covers more than 3400km2 of open and sheltered waterways.
The calm waters of Southern Moreton Bay and its many islands are teeming with marine life including dolphins, manta rays, dugongs, turtles and humpback whales.
A perfect place to be ...
For those who like adventure, there is a vast range of aquatic activities on offer; they include sailing, boating, fishing, kayaking, diving, snorkeling, surfing and swimming.
The islands provide great picnic spots amd scenic walks, with quiet secluded places for bird-watching, photography, painting, writing, reading and creative thinking.
We invite you to discover a very special part of the world ...
NO NOISE . NO POLLUTION
Just relax and let nature do the rest!
SOUTHERN MORETON BAY ISLANDS TOURISM
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