Have you ever longed for the sun, the sand, the sea but still wanted more? If you are searching for the perfect serene holiday destination but still want adventure and vibrancy, then Bribie Island in Queensland is the ideal place for you. Drenched with glorious weather and inundated with outstanding natural beauty, this is the perfect place to visit whether you are single, a couple or even a family.
Bribie Island is the perfect place to bring children. With soft white sands, crystalline waters that stretch out for miles and perfect weather all year round, this is the place to come to in Australia if you want that old fashioned family fun. However, don’t think that it will be boring – there are plenty of fun and exciting excursions on Bribie Island to keep children of all ages amused before heading back to one of the many family friendly accommodation on the island.
The best way to explore the island is by boat. There are several tour boats available that will take you out to sea and explore the shores of Bribie Island, allowing you to appreciate the beautiful diversity of its marine and island life. Or if you are up for the challenge, you can rent a boat yourself and explore it by together as a family or a couple. It’s a great way to get to know the island for the remarkable creature she is. Bribie Island is also home to a broad range of marine life which includes turtles and dolphins and it is always exciting to see them no matter how old you are.
Where you stay on Bribie Island will contribute to the overall atmosphere of your holiday here. There are a wide range of holiday homes and self-contained accommodation, perfect for family holidays. Staying in your own Bribie Island holiday rental is preferred as it gives you flexibility, privacy and space.
Bribie Island’s wildlife is protected as a National Park and as such, at least 86% of its flora and fauna will remain untouched by development. There are campsite accommodations in specific locations if you want to wake up to the beautiful call of the wild on the island and Bribie Island can boast some of the safest beaches for swimming in Australia. Indeed, waking up with the sight of the Glass Mountains in the backdrop is truly a sight unlike no other.
There are some excellent hiking trails on Bribie Island. The Bongaree Walkabout allows you to experience the diverse beauty of the island as close as you can get. There are 350 different species of birds living on Bribie Island and you can spend a few hours trying to identify as many as you possibly can.
Visiting Bribie Island means visiting the finest region in the country. Queensland is home to a wide range of tourist destinations, from little villages high up in the hinterland, to beachside resorts to vibrant cities that never sleep. When you visit Bribie Island, you get to experience nature at its very best. But Bribie Island isn’t all quiet. Come here for a spot of gliding where you can sail over the Glass Mountains, Moreton Bay and the Pumicestone Passage where the sights are truly unforgettable. When the day is over, you can head back to your holiday villa and rest before enjoying the excitement all over again the next day.
Queensland has some of the best weather in Australia. In the summer, temperatures can average around 29 °C and during the winter months it drops down to 9 °C. Because it is an island, Bribie is blessed with a beautiful cooling breeze during the summer months, making it refreshing and cool as you spend your days exploring. However, it is vital that you remember to protect your skin with sunscreen and drink lots of fluids.
Travelling to Bribie Island is very simple. There are daily flights departing London Heathrow Airport which arrive in Brisbane Airport with stopovers in various countries. These airlines include British Airways, Qantas Airlines, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Emirates stopping in Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Seoul, Abu Dhabi, Melbourne and Sydney. On arrival to Brisbane Airport, there are shuttle coaches which will take you to Bribie Island. Once settled in your luxury holiday accommodation, the magic and fun of your holiday in Bribie Island truly begins.