Island Escape: 48 hours of adventure on Bribie Island

Are you ready for a weekend away filled with fun, adventure and fantastic food?

Bribie Island is the perfect destination for your next Island Escape. Surrounded by natural beauty with white sandy beaches, national parks and a great variety of eateries; it’s time to plan your weekend getaway to Bribie Island!


Saturday - The island is calling

Day 1

It's time to unplug from your smart phone and plug into a fun-filled, and sun-kissed weekend (yes, even in winter) on Bribie Island.

Arriving after just one hour’s drive from Brisbane CBD, Bribie Island is the only Queensland island connected to the mainland by bridge.

For a memorable, fun-filled experience taking you off road through Bribie’s National Park in a comfortable all terrain vehicle, book one of the various 4WD tours available from G’Day Adventure Tours.

Tours last from 3 to 5 hours and will allow you to experience and sight see all the natural wonders, historical wartime remnants, and iconic native Australian wildlife Bribie has to offer from the safety of a comfortable 4WD all-terrain vehicle.


Wonders of Woorim

After your tour head to North Street at Woorim for lunch at one of the many cafes and dining options. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring the pristine white sands and beautiful shoreline at Woorim Beach, one of the closest surf beaches to Brisbane.

Looking for some accommodation on Bribie Island? There's heaps to choose from that's only a short stroll or drive away from anywhere on the island.

We suggest you check out:

Where to head for dinner?

Depending on where you decide to lay your head down, there's plenty of great options nearby all the hotels above. We suggest exploring by foot and finding a delicious meal and drink nearby, before strolling back to your accommodation for a good nights rest.


Sunday morning is the perfect excuse for brunch!

Day 2

Head straight to Bongaree where you'll find out why this award-winning boutique cafe is so popular with locals and visitors alike.

Serving up "Instagram-worthy" brunch menu options, think bright and colourful as well as delicious.

If you have a sweet tooth, then this is the place for you. With the infamous Annie's Banana Split Waffles (grilled bananas, vanilla waffle, peanut soil, vanilla ice-cream, churros, raspberry paint, caramel popcorn and chocolate fudge sauce) and Crazy Shakes (Krispy Kreme, Popcorn, Funfetti, Wonka and Crazy Unicorn inspired shakes- dont' worry, holiday calories don't count!

The perfect start to your day is breakfast at Annie Lane. Offering a delicious, locally-sourced menu featuring everyone’s favourites.


Do you have a need for speed?

After a delicious breakfast it’s time to get some adrenaline pumping.

Do you have the need, the need for speed? If so, then it's time to hit the water on a thrill-seeking guided jet ski tour through Bribie Island's waterways and out onto Moreton Bay.

You'll experience the natural wonders of the Pumicestone Passage, departing from Spinnaker Sound Marina and combining the thrill of Bribie Island jet ski riding while exploring marine eco-systems and encountering native birdlife.

There's three tours to choose from ranging in time from 60 to 90 minutes.


A relaxing afternoon on the bay

Spend your Sunday afternoon lazing about on the bay. Bribie has a number of hire options to help make the most of our time on the island.

Bribie Island Hire Hut and Tours

Bribie Island Hire Hut and Tours has a variety of equipment available for hire with instructions provided, so you can explore the island itself, or get out onto Moreton Bay Marine Park. Choose your adventure with a range of items including segways, SUP boards, pedal boats and more. If you want to really get to know the island a little better, they also hosts half day and full day guided tours.

Boabs Boat Hire

Boab Boats, the leading Bribie Island boat hire specialists, provide on-the-water thrill-seekers with the best quality boat, ski tube, knee-board, wake-board and jet-ski hire on Bribie Island. There's four boats to choose from.

BBQ Boat

Have you ever had lunch in the middle of Pumicetone Passage? Well, here's your chance thanks to Bribe Island Boat Charters. You can hire a 8-seater self-drive barbecue boat, equipped with cushioned seats, BBQ, toilet and shade canopies. For half day hire it costs $200, however it works out cost effective if you BYO food (and drinks).


Seafood Sundown

Sunset Park

As the sun is setting on your weekend island escape to Bribie Island, take up position at Sunset Park for the perfect vista of the sun setting over the Glass House Mountains. The mountainous backdrop and stunning pink and orange hues are mirrored by the picture perfect, sparkling blue waters of the Pumicestone Passage. Grab some fish & chips from nearby and enjoy your last few minutes of holiday.

Oyster Shed, Sandstone Point Hotel

If you want to finish your weekend on a high (you've still got adrenaline pumping through you from the weekend of adventure), then head over to Sandstone Point Hotel. Dig into some fresh seafood with a beer, as you watch the sun set.

We hope that you enjoy your time visiting beautiful Bribie Island in our wonderful Moreton Bay Region.

Make sure you share your Island Getaway to Bribie Island with us on social media, using #visitmoretonbayregion and tagging us at @visitmoretonbayregion.

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Acknowledgement of Country - We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands and waterways of the Moreton Bay Region, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, and Turrbal people and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise the ongoing connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the original custodians of this land.