Redcliffe Heritage Walk and Talk Tour

Redcliffe Heritage Walk and Talk Tour

Redcliffe Visitor Information Centre Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe QLD, Australia

Redcliffe history walk and talk tour

Did you know Queensland’s first penal colony was established on the Redcliffe peninsula in 1824 by a group of soldiers, convicts and government officials?

Delve into the incredible history of Redcliffe Peninsula with our informative, FREE daily walking tours led by one of our knowledgeable local guides from the Redcliffe Visitor Information Centre.

This leisurely paced tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the key historical sites and cultural highlights that define this vibrant coastal destination, suitable for history buffs, curious visitors, and anyone seeking a deeper appreciation for this remarkable place.

Here are some of the historical sites and cultural highlights you’ll encounter:

  • Redcliffe Jetty: Learn about the jetty’s construction, its role in the development of Redcliffe as a port town and its ongoing significance to the local community.
  • First Settlement Wall: Stand on the very ground where European settlement in Queensland began. Hear the story of the area's indigenous inhabitants and the arrival of the first colonists.
  • Bee Gees Way: Pay homage to the legendary musicians founded in Redcliffe, the Bee Gees, and discover how this local act rose to international stardom in this 70m open air museum.
  • Settlement Cove Lagoon: Take in this man-made lagoon, a popular spot for locals and visitors to swim, relax and enjoy the waterfront setting.


Redcliffe Walk and Talk Tour Details

Where: Redcliffe Jetty Visitor Information Centre

When: Every weekday (Monday – Friday)

Cost: FREE

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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.