Moreton Bay Brisbane walks and trails: work on those 10,000 steps

Recharge your batteries and enjoy the great outdoors with one (or more) of these Moreton Bay Brisbane walking trails!

Redcliffe Convict Trail
History buffs won’t want to miss out on this great local trail!

With a leisurely length of 1.7km this trail offers 8 informative stops and will take you around 1hour to complete.

Walk in the footsteps of the government officials, soldiers and convicts who arrived at the Redcliffe Peninsula in September 1824 with orders to build Moreton Bay’s first penal settlement, but conditions proved too difficult and 8 months later they relocated to Brisbane River.

To check out the trail head to Redcliffe Convict Trail.

Redcliffe is just a short 5 minute drive from Scarborough Beach Resort.

Redcliffe Public Arts Trail
This easy walk along the foreshore and showcase the people and history of the Moreton Bay Region through a collection of artworks along 7 stops.

Starting out at Anzac Place Memorial you’ll see the Cenotaph of Remembrance, followed by; Vessels at Stop 2, Opto Stop 3, Bee Gees Way with it’s life-size statue 60 photographs, 13 album covers and a mural of the band at Stop 4, Apparatus for Non-destructive Transmission of Biological Visualisation takes Stop 5, Story Poles Stop 6 and finally at Stop 7 you’ll see After the Flood.

Find out more at Redcliffe Public Arts Trail

Redcliffe is just a short 5 minute drive from Scarborough Beach Resort.

Cottonwood Walk and Heritage Trail, Deception Bay Conservation Park
This level walk will appeal to nature and history lovers.

You can either opt for the shorter 1.5km Cottonwood Walk or do the whole 4km Deception Bay Heritage Trail.

This lovely level stroll through a culturally and historically significant area takes you along the esplanade and through the parklands to Deception Bay’s historic bathing pools, dog park and past the wetlands in the south.

Throughout the walk you will encounter sites of historical and cultural significance.

Deception Bay Conservation Park is approximately a 20 minute drive from your accommodation at Scarborough Beach Resort.

For more information, go to The Home of Deception Bay Heritage

Lake Eden, North Lakes
The Lake Eden trail is part of the council’s 10,000 steps program.

At a level 1.676 kilometres it’s not going to get you quite up to 10,000 but, hey, it’s a start.

This one is perfect for families as it is totally flat and has a picnic ground.

The walk winds its way around the man-made lake, which is filled with birdlife. The kids will have heaps of fun identifying the different species that come to the lake – water fowl, ducks and a pair of black swans are residents. If the kids are lucky they might even spot water dragons sunning themselves.

Lake Eden is approximately a 15 minute drive from your accommodation at Scarborough Beach Resort.

Book accommodation nearby at Scarborough Beach Resort. Offering a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully-self contained holiday apartments and onsite facilities including swimming lap pool, gym and a large heated spa that you can relax in after you’re day walking the Moreton Bay Region trails!



*pictured: Lake Eden, North Lakes