Our 72 hour itinerary: yes, that is three days of activities on the Redcliffe Peninsula

WOW. Where do we start with things to do in the ‘hood over a long weekend/mini break?

Day 1: How about Friday?
Wake up when you feel like it. Stretch limbs and consider hanging around resort-style facilities all day or venturing out to explore local area.

Decide to pursue the latter.

Head to Redcliffe from Scarborough Beach. It is a flat 40-minute walk along the Esplanade or a 12-minute bike ride – with the sea breeze against your skin and a view that is one-in-a-million. If the exercise is not an option or preference, go for a three-minute drive along Prince Edward Parade. Or catch the bus almost outside our front door.

Once there, an array of cafes and restaurants offer a variety of cuisines at reasonable prices. The vegetarian friendly Flock Eatery has gained a loyal following along with Bikini Beach Cafe and Cafe Diversity. But there are more than 50 eateries to choose from so take your time to find the one that suits you.

After brekky (or lunch) with the beautiful Moreton Bay always in view, take a stroll along Bee Gees Way, which is dedicated to the combined musical genius of the Brothers Gibb – Barry, Robin and Maurice.

The Gibb family emigrated from England to Australia, more specifically Redcliffe, in the late 1950s. The Bee Gees were responsible for hits such as Spicks and Specks, Lonely Days, You Should Be Dancing and Staying Alive. The pedestrian arcade resembles an open-air museum display that charts the brothers’ rise to fame and features statues and murals. It is free of charge and open 24 hours.

Day 2: Saturday
Wake up when you feel like it. Stretch limbs and consider hanging around resort-style facilities all day or venturing out to explore local area.

Decide to pursue the latter.

After a swim and workout in the gym (sure), have a go at a SUP (aka Stand Up Paddleboard) at Scarborough Beach.

The Floatin’ Fun team are professionals who work out of Scarborough Beach, almost opposite Scarborough Beach Resort. They hire SUPs, kayaks and boats that allow you to explore the usually calm waters of Moreton Bay. It is guaranteed to be fun for all the family, couples or groups of friends.

Afterwards, head to the Moreton Bay Boat Club for a late lunch (or book for dinner). The location is five-star, with views overlooking the marina.  On Saturday, there is usually a lunch special. If you arrive later in the day, you might get lucky and witness a magnificent sunset.

Day 3: Sunday
Wake up when you feel like it. Stretch limbs and consider hanging around resort-style facilities all day or venturing out to explore local area.

Decide to pursue the latter.

A mini break wouldn’t be complete without a day cruise to Moreton Island, which has a marine park inhabited by dolphins and sea turtles. Usually morning tea and lunch are served, and snorkelling is an option.

It is the perfect way to end a perfect weekend without arriving at the end of Sunday with burn out because you’ve totally overdone it!

Book accommodation nearby at Scarborough Beach Resort. Perfect for attending an event at Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Offering a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully-self contained holiday apartments and onsite facilities including swimming lap pool, large heated spa and more. BOOK YOUR SCARBOROUGH BRISBANE ACCOMMODATION NOW

 

 

 

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