Things to do on The Redcliffe Peninsula
There’s nothing like enjoying a nice, refreshing swim. One great place to go for a fun and it’s free, is the Settlement Cove (Redcliffe) Lagoon in Redcliffe. Located in front of Redcliffe Parade at the east end of Anzac Avenue, this paradise beside the sea is the perfect place to have a fun day out. It’s also open all year round; the facilities include a swimming lagoon, wading pools, BBQ areas, bikeways, picnic shelters, playgrounds, amenities and beach showers. The Settlement Cove Lagoon is an alcohol and smoke free facility.
The Redcliffe Cultural Centre is an exciting performing and creative arts space that caters for the cultural needs of local and regional audiences. Located in the heart of Redcliffe’s Cultural Precinct, this venue plays host to touring productions, comedy shows, movies, musicals, conferences, civic functions, as well as a variety of community organisations and arts activities.
7D Cinema, virtual ride fun for the whole family – just walk in anytime during opening hours – no set session times choose your theme on arrival. Ask about their kids party packages and the hire of the mobile 7D cinema for your private party or event.
In the heart of Redcliffe lies this unexpected lush green oasis, part Moreton Bay rainforest and part wallum (banksia) heathland, with picnic tables and a tangle of walking paths through its midst.
The Redcliffe Library provides a large range of books, programs and spaces that connect people to resources and each other. If you’re a Moreton Bay Region resident, or if you work or study in the Region, you can join the library for free. The Redcliffe Library is located on Oxley Avenue, bordered by Irene Street and Downs Street. Parking is available beside the library from Irene street and ground level parking is available via Downs Street. The library has disabled parking accessible via Irene Street and toilet facilities.
Pirate Park in Scarborough is a long time favorite with locals and visitors alike. The old cotton trees provide shade and somewhere for the children to climb with a fully fenced all ages play area. There are BBQ facilities and a lovely sandy beach. You can visit one of the local cafes who provide a wide selection to choose from or bring a picnic or use one of the BBQ’s.
HMQS Gayundah was a flat-iron gunboat operated by the Queensland Maritime Defence Force and later the Royal Australian Navy (as HMAS Gayundah). She entered service in 1884 and was decommissioned and sold to a civilian company in 1921. She then served as sand and gravel barge in Brisbane until the 1950s, when she was scrapped. In 1958, Gayundah was run aground at Woody Point near Redcliffe, to serve as a breakwater structure.
The Redcliffe Museum tells the story of Redcliffe and its community, including: its European history since 1799, Queensland’s first European settlement in 1824-25, Indigenous culture and maritime history.
Go Wild with Dolphin Wild Island Cruises, see Dolphins, Dugongs and Turtles with Dolphin Wild Island Cruises. They have been operating marine eco cruises for over 30 years in the Redcliffe, Brisbane, Moreton Island and Bay areas and have a 100% safety record.