Red Beach | Bribie Island

Nestled between the surf side of Woorim Beach and the calm waters of Bongaree, Red Beach is the number one Bribie Island dog beach.

Top Sunrise and Sunset Spot

Of an early morning from Red Beach you can often see dolphins catching their breakfast meal close to the shore. Of an afternoon you will be delighted to watch the sun set from one of the top spots in Moreton Bay Region. Watch day turn to night as the sun dips below the horizon.

On-leash and Off-leash Beach Area

Dogs may be exercised on a leash on the foreshore between Red Beach access off Tully Street, Bongaree, heading east along the beach for a distance of about 700 metres. At this point there is signage installed indicating the end of the on-leash area and the commencement of the off-leash area.

(Above map and key are provided by Moreton Bay Regional Council)

From the car park off Tully Street, Bongaree, you can reach Red Beach by following a vegetation-shrouded path to the surf-side stretch of sandy shores. With the vine-covered dunes spanning a few kilometres, Red Beach eventually meets up with Woody Bay making for a great scenic walk for dog owners (best done at low tide).

There are no amenities at Red Beach so please be mindful of your waste and always clean up after your furry little friend. Please also be considerate and respect of the surrounds and ensure your pooch is always on a leash.

Please note that the foreshore area between Red Beach access off Tully Street Bongaree and the carpark at the southern end of South Esplanade Bongaree is a dog prohibited area.

Buckley’s Hole Conservation Park

The name Buckley’s Hole is given both to the Conservation Park and the local lagoon, named so after a local fisherman who preferred an area of deeper water directly offshore from the lagoon. The landscape of Buckley’s Hole Conservation Park is now well-known for different species of fish and diverse bait while the lagoon flourishes with waterfowl, seeing Black Swans breeding there annually.

The park can be accessed from The Boulevard, where there is a hide that overlooks the lagoon or via the track that runs from Tully Street to Red Beach.

While on Bribie Island…

Despite its rather small size, there’s plenty to see and do on Bribie Island and in the surrounding suburbs. Discover Bribie’s rich world war history as you explore the remains of the bunkers at Fort Bribie, take a walk among nature at the Bribie Island Bicentennial Trails and take a barbecue boat out onto the water for a picnic lunch on Pumicestone Passage. Fish from Bongaree Jetty, stop by Melsa Train Park and the Bribie Markets held every third Sunday or Skydive onto the sandy shorelines of one of Bribie’s pristine beaches. Take a 4WD adventure through Bribie Island National Park or camp near the inland track for a few nights to immerse yourself in the native flora and fauna.

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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.