Road Trips Within 2 Hours of Scarborough

During your stay at Scarborough on the Redcliffe Peninsula get out and about and explore some of the region. There are heaps of destinations to be discovered on a road trip within two hours drive of Scarborough.

There are scenic mountain drives, vineyards, farmlands, coastal towns, island paradises, beaches and much more…….

D’Aguliar National Park

D’Aguliar National Park boasts two spectacular regions – the South D’Aguilar section at the southern end of the park, and the Mount Mee section at the northern end of the park. South D’Aguilar has abundant picnic areas and walking tracks, and a beautiful scenic drive through eucalyptus forests past Mount Nebo and on to Mount Glorious.

Lookouts dot the landscape, providing amazing views of Moreton Bay, the Glasshouse Mountains, and crystal clear rainforest pools. D’Aguilar National park is only 41 kilometres from Scarborough. For more information on the park visit Parks Queensland.

Glass House Mountains

These amazing mountains are a group of thirteen hills that rise abruptly from the coastal plain on the Sunshine Coast, and can be seen for kilometres. Anytime of the year is a great time to bushwalk or picnic in the beautiful Glass House Mountains National Park. 

There are walking tracks for hikers of varying levels of fitness. The tracks range in length from 800 metres to the longest track being 6km, which will take around 3 hours. Along the tracks are picnic tables and toilets and at the Glass House Mountains lookout there are BBQs. If you’re into thrillseeking then Rockclimbers and Abseilers can also enjoy the rocky outcrops.

The Glasshouse Mountains are a 48 kilometre drive north of Scarborough on the Bruce Highway.

Sunshine Coast Beaches

In just over an hour you can be on one of the beautiful Sunshine Coast beaches. The Sunshine Coast is a long coastal strip that starts on the southern end at Caloundra and continues all the way north to Noosa. Take your pick of beaches or enjoy some of the other famous Sunshine Coast attractions.

The southernmost beaches of the Sunshine Coast are located in the town of Caloundra. Begin your day at the Kings Beach ocean pool and follow the well-maintained track around the Caloundra headland. Pass by Shelly Beach and enjoy the views north before heading down to Moffat Beach and over Tooway Creek before arriving at the aquatic playground of Dicky Beach.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Drive into the verdant lush Sunshine Coast Hinterland and visit the small artisan villages such as Maleny, Montville and Mapleton. Feast on delicious local farm fresh produce, taste some local wines, browse arts and crafts galleries, visit the waterfalls, walk through rainforests and take in the spectacular views

The scenery on this amazing drive is magical, as you initially leave the Bruce Highway at Beerwah and drive through the Glass House Mountains until you gradually ascend into the hinterland. Maleny is only 71 kilometres from Scarborough.

Bribie Island

If you don’t want to drive to the Sunshine Coast but would like to spend a nice day at the beach, Bribie Island is only a distance of 59 kilometres away. Bribie Island is one of natures most impressive feats, a sand island full of natural wonders. Located in the northern part of Moreton Bay, Queensland Australia, Bribie Island is surrounded by natural beauty and full of history.

There is a range of things to do and see on Bribie Island including relaxing on beaches, kayaking in the crystal clear waters, watching spectacular birdlife or catch the ferry up the Pumicestone Passage and discover the history and wildlife.

Take a road trip during your stay with us at Scarborough Beach Resort and discover what this spectacular region has to offer. Located on the beautiful Moreton Bay, Scarborough Beach Resort is the perfect destination for families, couples, and solo travellers who are in need of a relaxing getaway. BOOK NOW

Redcliffe KiteFest

When: 15 & 16 June, 2019
Where: Pelican Park, Clontarf

Get swept up in the fun and excitement of Redcliffe KiteFest, with kites of all shapes and sizes filling the sky.

2019 will be the biggest KiteFest yet with a huge contingent of international and domestic kite flyers set to come together in Pelican Park.

Redcliffe KiteFest events include:

  • In The Sky – featuring kite flyers from around the world
  • Virtual Kite Surfing
  • Humphrey’s Nature Adventures
  • Live performances and shows
  • Jet Ski Show
  • Aerobatic Display
  • Animal Farm, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Amusement Rides and more!
  • Live Music
  • Markets
  • KiteFest Food, Drinks and more

For more information including ticketing please CLICK HERE

Pelican Park is located at 101 Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf.

The whole family is sure to have a great day out, so why not extend the fun and book a few nights at Scarborough Beach Resort.

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Redcliffe RSL Club

For fantastic free live entertainment, gaming and great dining options, the Redcliffe RSL Club is a must visit during your stay at Scarborough.

The RSL Club has been operating since 1955 and since has undergone major renovations and modernisation. You can simply drop in for a quick drink at the Diggers Bar and Lounge or spend some time catching up on your favourite sport in the Sports Lounge, that has TAB facilities.

For dining options you can select from:
– Gallipoli Grill for casual dining with it’s all weather deck
– The Point with a wide range of delicious meals and views to Moreton Bay
– Breezes Cafe for a light meal or coffee/tea

Each week in Diggers Bar and Lounge Redcliffe RSL hosts a variety of free live entertainment, from solo artists, to duos and bands. Also look out for special Tribute Shows that come to the Club frequently.

Redcliffe RSL Club is located in Irene Street, Redcliffe. Phone (07) 3897 6000.

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Osprey House Environment Centre

Osprey House Environmental Centre is a must see when you’re staying in the Moreton Bay region.

The centre is owned by Moreton Bay Regional Council and operated by trained and enthusiastic volunteers.​ It is nestled amongst mangroves on the Pine River, where it opens into a wide estuary and is rich with sea life and bird life, with bird hides along the boardwalks amongst the foreshore.

It features an osprey nest on the “Osprey pole”, with live streaming video of the ospreys fishing and nesting. The Ospreys can be seen at almost any time in daylight hours, soaring over the river, diving into the water to catch fish, or carrying fish back to the cross bars or nest. These majestic birds have become very rare or locally extinct in some parts of the world

The interpretive centre includes a life size dugong, bird and animal displays and the live streaming video from the osprey nest. You’ll find interesting educational displays, ‘touch’ tables and information provided in numerous and novel ways.

Osprey House Environment Centre is located on a picturesque site on the Pine River on Dohles Rocks Road, Griffin.

Take a drive out to Osprey House, located only 17 kilometres away, during your stay with us at Scarborough Beach Resort. Located on the beautiful Moreton Bay, Scarborough Beach Resort is the perfect destination for families, couples, and solo travellers who are in need of a relaxing getaway. BOOK NOW

Redcliffe Peninsula Event Round Up – Top 2019 Events

Planning is always the key when organising a holiday or a weekend getaway. Take a look at these Redcliffe Peninsula events for 2019, including Queensland Public and School Holidays, and then arrange your dates around it.

March 2019 Events
Arctic Monkeys – 3 Mar – Bris Ent Centre
The Eagles World Tour – 9-10 Mar – Bris Ent Centre
John Mayer – 25 Mar – Bris Ent Centre
Brisbane Cycling Festival – 26 Mar-14 Apr – Brisbane
Michael McIntyre’s Big World Tour – 28 & 29 Mar – Bris Ent Centre

April 2019 Events
Qld School Holidays – 6-22 Apr
Bring Me The Horizon – 10 Apr – Bris Ent Centre
Moreton Bay Triathlon – 14 Apr – Clontarf
Tour de Brisbane – 14 Apr – Brisbane
Redcliffe Festival of Sails – 19 Apr – Redcliffe
Easter Long Weekend – 19-22 Apr
Anzac Day Public Holiday – 25 Apr
Human Nature – 27 Apr – Bris Ent Centre

May 2019 Events
Labour Day QLD Public Holiday – 6 May
Anywhere Festival – 9-26 May – Various locations Brisbane

June 2019 Events
Redcliffe KiteFest – 15 & 16 Jun – Redcliffe
Redcliffe Show – 28-30 Jun – Redcliffe
QLD School Holidays 29 Jun – 14 Jul

July 2019 Events
Jetty2Jetty Fun Run – 21 Jul – Redcliffe
Redcliffe Garden & Lifestyle Expo – 28 Jul – Redcliffe

August 2019 Events
EKKA – 9-18 Aug – Brisbane Showgrounds
EKKA Wednesday Public Holiday in Brisbane – 14 Aug

September 2019 Events
Brisbane Festival – 6-28 Sep – Brisbane wide
Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival – 7 & 8 Sep – Redcliffe
QLD School Holidays – 21 Sep to 7 Oct

October 2019 Events
Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday – 7 Oct

November 2019 Events
Melbourne Cup Day – 5 Nov
Shawn Mendes The Tour – 6 Nov – Bris Ent Centre
KISS End of the Road Tour – 28 Nov – Bris Ent Centre

December 2019 Events
QLD Summer School Holidays – From 14 Dec
Christmas Day – 25 Dec
Boxing Day – 26 Dec

* Stay tuned for more event updates as they come to hand.

Take advantage of fantastic Redcliffe Peninsula accommodation at Scarborough Beach Resort and make the most of 2019! 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.

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Waters Edge Scarborough

One of Brisbane’s most popular wedding venues, Waters Edge Scarborough, is idyllically situated on the stunning Scarborough Boat Harbour on the Redcliffe Peninsula overlooking the bay and Glasshouse Mountains.

This exclusive and absolute premium waterfront venue has a contemporary Hamptons vibe that opens out to a spacious private deck where you will be captivated by the magical seaside sunsets.

The function room is utilized exclusively for weddings, and is a very private and spacious celebration space with super modern decor and all the mod-cons to make your reception a memorable occasion for your wedding.

Celebrate your private reception or function catering for 50 to 220 guests sit down, or 350 guests cocktail. Waters Edge can create your ultimate dream day with menus offering a superb selection of food and dining styles that are surprisingly affordable!

Check their wedding packages out today at Waters Edge Scarborough
Phone:  1800 727104

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Brisbane Entertainment Centre Upcoming Shows

Did you know Brisbane Entertainment Centre is only 25 minutes from Scarborough Beach Resort? There are plenty of big-name shows coming to the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, including:

2019 Upcoming Shows

  • 13 February – Nickelback: Feed The Machine Tour
  • 19 February – Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour
  • 25 & 26 February – Red Hot Chilli Peppers: Australia 2019
  • 3 March – Arctic Monkeys
  • 9 & 10 March – The Eagles World Tour 2019
  • 25 March – John Mayer
  • 28 & 29 March – Michael McIntyre’s Big World Tour
  • 10 April – Bring Me The Horizon
  • 27 April – Human Nature: Little More Love Tour
  • 4 & 5 May – Post Malone
  • 8 June – PBR: Last Cowboy Standing V
  • 13 July – The Wizard of Oz
  • 20, 22 & 24 August – Fleetwood Mac
  • 29 September – C2C: Country to Country
  • 6 November – Shawn Mendes The Tour 2019
  • 28 November – KISS: End of The Road
  • 18 December – Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Be sure to check back again soon – we update this list regularly.
For more information about each event and ticketing please visit Brisbane Entertainment Centre.

Book accommodation nearby at Scarborough Beach Resort. Perfect for attending an event at Brisbane Entertainment Centre – it’s less than a 25 minute drive to the venue.

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.

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Pelican Feeding @ Clontarf Park

Watch the delight on the kids faces as they experience the morning feeding of the quirky Pelicans at Clontarf Park.

Bring the kids to Pelican Park, situated along the Redcliffe peninsula in Clontarf, only 10 minutes drive from Scarborough, for a morning of Pelican feeding by the beach.

Every morning at 10am, the volunteers at Clontarf Visitor Information Centre bring out a bucket of fresh fish to feed the local Pelican population. The Pelicans often gather an hour in advance in anticipation of their fishy feast while the caring volunteers check the sea birds for any injuries.

Kids and adults alike are most welcome to observe these metre tall birds up close while the Pelican feeding takes place. The Pelican numbers tend to fluctuate from day to day as they continuously search for fresh food sources (their favourite meals being flathead, whiting and bream).

The park, aptly called Pelican Park is located at the southern end of Redcliffe Peninsula just next to Bells Beach. Apart from the huge feathered friends that visit daily, Pelican Park boasts an all-abilities playground with a Liberty Swing overlooking the bay. There is also a fully fenced boat-themed playground with undercover electric barbecues, picnic tables, toilet facilities, boat ramp and stretches of golden sand.

It’s just another fantastic family-friendly thing to do on the Redcliffe Peninsula during the summer school holidays.

Book your Summer School Holiday Accommodation here 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 and really unwind this Summer!

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Australia Day in Redcliffe

When: Saturday, 26 January 2018

Where: Suttons Beach, Redcliffe

Come along and honour our national day of celebration on Australia Day at Suttons Beach, Redcliffe.

This will be the perfect Australia Day party for all the family and it’s absolutely FREE. The Sutton Beach stage will host a huge array of live performers including the James Tyler, Asa Broomhall, The Lighthearts and The Shine.

Plus there will be:

  • Lamington Eating Contest
  • Beach Cricket
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Inflatables
  • Food Trucks
  • Garden Games area
  • Fireworks Finale

This is one party not too miss from 3pm to 8pm at Suttons Beach, Marine Parade, Redcliffe.

This fantastic Aussie Day event will finish with a brilliant fireworks display from 8pm.

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What’s on at Redcliffe Cultural Centre

The Redcliffe Cultural Centre is an exciting performing and creative arts space that plays host to touring productions, comedy shows, movies, musicals, conferences, civic functions, as well as a variety of community organisations and arts activities.

The following events are some of the highlights coming up at Redcliffe Cultural Centre over the next few months.

What’s on at Redcliffe Cultural Centre 2019

  • Smiley Movie- Tues 22 Jan
  • Issi Dye Morning Showcase – Wed 23 Jan
  • A Sentimental Journey – Wed 30 Jan
  • Madagascar Jnr – 1 to 3 Feb
  • Australian Army Band Gala Showcase – Sat 9 Feb
  • Peter Williams Medium Live – Sun 10 Feb
  • Pirates to Pinafore – Fri 15 Feb
  • The Little Steely Brothers Tribute Show – Sat 16 Feb
  • Downtown! The Mod Musical – 22 to 24 Feb
  • We Will Rock You – 1 to 3 Mar
  • The Andrews Sisters Tribute – Tue 5 Mar
  • Roy Orbison & Gene Pitney Tribute – Fri 8 Mar
  • Brisbane City Pops Orchestra – On Broadway – Sat 9 Mar
  • The Australian Army Band Rock Show – Fri 15 Mar
  • Johnny Cash Tribute Show – Sat 16 Mar
  • Charmaine Wilson – Tue 19 Mar
  • The Sapphires – Sat 23 Mar
  • The Elton John Experience – Fri 29 Mar
  • MSBO Movie Favourites – Sat 20 Mar

Redcliffe Cultural Centre is located at Downs St, Redcliffe. For more information and the full program of upcoming events visit Redcliffe Cultural Centre

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