Sunrises & Sunsets not to miss in Moreton Bay Region

Are you an early riser and keen on catching the first glimpses of light in a new day? Or do you prefer the sound of relaxing at the end of the day, while being serenaded by the beautiful colours of orange, blue, red and pink light beaming across a stunning natural backdrop?

Check out our ultimate list of unmissable Sunrises and Sunsets in the Moreton Bay Region.


Sunset Park, Bribie Island

As the name suggests, Sunset Park on Bribie Island is one of the best vantage points in the region (and arguably SEQ) to catch a breathtaking sunset.

Grab a picnic rug and perch yourselves on the carpet-like green grass, with 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.

Bribie Island is also home to some of the best (not to mention, freshest) seafood around. Be sure to check out some nearby options including Savige's Seafood. For other takeaway options to enjoy at Sunset Park, visit here.

Want to add some extra romance?

If you're wanting to add some romance, you should check out the luxurious Venetian-style Bribie Gondola for an unforgettable cruise at sunset in the peaceful surrounds of the marine park.


Bullockys Rest, Lake Samsonvale

A postcard perfect view awaits at Lake Samsonvale, a short 35+ minute drive from Brisbane CBD, but you'll feel a world away.

Spread out the picnic rug, or pack the snags, and enjoy a relaxing picnic or BBQ with family and friends as you catch the sun set over the mountains from Bullockys Rest at Lake Samonsvale.


Woody Point Jetty

The iconic Woody Point Jetty is a spectacular spot to watch the sunset. Conveniently facing south, it makes this particular location one of the only points nearby that you can catch the sunset over the water as you face west.

It makes for a truly breathtaking sight as different hues reflect throughout the water and the sky turn a lavender purple.

Catch the sunset over drinks at The Belvedere.

If you fancy a drink, or a bite to eat to enjoy with your spectacular sunset, head to The Belvedere before sunset and try snag a seat on their deck, for the ultimate view to watch as the day turns to night, as you sip on a delicious cocktail.

Don't want your fur-friend to miss out? No worries, The Belvedere is pet-friendly, so they can enjoy the sunset too.


Jolly's Lookout

You'll have to set your alarm early to catch this spectacular sunrise, but we promise it'll be worth it.

Located just 40 minutes drive from Brisbane CBD, head west to look east at Jollys Lookout on Mt Nebo. Witness a gorgeous array of colours light up the sky as day breaks.

It's also a spectacular spot to catch the sunset.

We hope you enjoy your time exploring all that our wonderful region has to offer.

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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.