Beach driving on North Stradbroke Island © Tourism and Events Queensland

North Stradbroke Island, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Brisbane’s most beautiful islands

Sunset on Bribie Island in Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Bribie Island, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Aerial of swimmers on North Stradbroke Island © Tourism and Events Queensland

North Stradbroke Island, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

When to go

Humpback whales migrate past North Stradbroke Island from late May to early October. Bring your binoculars on a walk along the headlands to catch them swimming by.

Paddleboarding on Fraser Island © Tourism and Events Queensland

Fraser Island, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

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