Scarborough – the perfect getaway!

Scarborough is the perfect location for your much-deserved getaway. Located just 45 minutes from Brisbane you won’t believe that you’ve discovered such a beautiful and relaxing spot for a holiday.

For the best that the area has to offer base yourself at Scarborough Beach Resort. Located right on the beautiful Scarborough beach you’ll be mesmerised by the spectacular views of the picturesque Moreton Bay from your accommodation. It’s also conveniently located near to great cafes and restaurants, the boat marina, fabulous fishing spots, weekend markets, clubs and pubs, children’s playgrounds and kilometres of walking and bike ways.

There’s so much to see and do in the nearby Redcliffe area but before venturing out take the time to discover the many awesome facilities that Scarborough Beach Resort has on offer. You’ll have access to a range of onsite facilities guaranteed to help make your holiday even more relaxing including:

1 – Swimming Pool

Our pool is the perfect place to relax and soak up some warm sunshine. The pool is located outdoors but is heated for your comfort.  It’s also long enough at 23 metres to do some laps if you feel like some water therapy. Reclining sun chairs are dotted around the pool, perfect for relaxing or reading a book or just daydreaming about what ‘the other people are doing’.  There’s also FREE WiFi at our hotel which extends out to the pool and spa area – perfect!

2 – Indoor Gymnasium

Feeling stressed and need a workout when you arrive? Our gym is fully equipped with a range of fitness equipment including exercise bikes, a treadmill, elliptical machine, rowing machine, lat pull down machines and a hyper-extension bench. Watch the stress disappear! For your convenience we keep the gym open from 7am – 8pm (Sun to Thurs) and 7am – 9pm (Fri to Sat).

3 – Spa and Sauna

You can relax in our spa and sauna, perfect for a post workout recovery session. Our hydro jet spa is heated to a very relaxing 36 degrees and the spa area is large enough to accommodate a several adults.  

4 – Rooftop BBQ area

Don’t forget to take advantage of our large open rooftop.  It was recently refurbished and has magnificent views of Moreton Island and the Glass House Mountains. The rooftop offers a spacious area to socialise and relax while you stay with us at Scarborough Beach Resort. With views of Moreton Bay on the eastern side and Deception Bay on the Western side, it’s an unforgettable experience that will give you memories to cherish for the rest of your life!

There are three BBQ areas and plenty of seating area so you will be able to enjoy the spectacular views. Our barbecue facilities have an undercover area with outdoor table and bench.  Come prepared with some seafood or sausages  for the perfect first night experience or pop down to one of the local supermarkets for some supplies.

Book your perfect getaway at Scarborough Beach Resort – offering a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully self-contained holiday apartments suitable for friends or families.

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Romance on The Peninsula – our top 5 ideas

1. Old School Picnic on The Peninsula

The apartments at Scarborough Beach Resort are self-contained with fully equipped kitchens – perfect for self-catering.  Why not pack a picnic basket with all your favourite treats – strawberries, cheeses, crackers, croissants, dips, chocolate … so many yummy options!  Then head out to one of the many parks on The Peninsula to spread out your picnic blanket and enjoy a good old fashioned date in the great outdoors!

Redcliffe Botanical Gardens with its rainforest area and natural pond along the shoreline at Suttons Beach, Settlement Cove, Humpybong Park and Scarborough Parklands, are just some of the options.

2. Wine + Dine Them

Enjoy a fine meal at one of the local Scarborough restaurants, or make a day of it and take a drive to Ocean View Estates. This winery is nestled in the rolling hills of Mount Mee in the D’Aguilar Range. The Vineyard offers tours and wine tasting in the cellar door and features an a-la-carte restaurant with meals matched to estate-grown wines. All this is less than an hours’ drive north-west of Scarborough.

3. Take your love to a higher level…

Inject a little adventure into your love life and take your date on a scenic flight! Aero Dynamic Flight Academy operate from Caboolture and offer flights with stunning views of the Sunshine Coast, Glasshouse Mountains, and Bribie Island.

4. Keep it Casual – share some Fish & Chips in Scarborough Park

A date doesn’t have to cost the earth to be romantic. Enjoy a relaxed but intimate dinner for two with an ice cold bottle of wine or a few beers and some take-away fish and chips on the grass in Scarborough Park. Feel the sea breeze, watch the exquisite sunset over the Glasshouse Mountains to the west and the boats come in from the bay and enjoy each other’s company.

5. Cosy Up at Scarborough Beach Resort

The apartments at Scarborough Beach Resort are fully self-contained so you can enjoy all of the mod-cons of home. With fully self-contained kitchens you can self-cater or dine at the great surrounding cafes and restaurants. Onsite facilities at Scarborough Beach Resort include an outdoor lap pool, a HUGE hydro jet spa, and a sauna – perfect for that romantic but relaxed retreat you’ve been looking for.  Free WiFi is also offered so you can stay connected to the outside world – if you want to!

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What’s on at Redcliffe Entertainment Centre

The Redcliffe Entertainment 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.  

Why not enjoy a show or two with friends and family?  Here are some of the highlight over the next couple of months. 

Mamma Mia - The Musical - Redcliffe Entertainment Centre

When

  • Friday, 13 March 2020 | 07:30 PM
  • Saturday, 14 March 2020 | 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 14 March 2020 | 07:30 PM
  • Sunday, 15 March 2020 | 02:00 PM
  • Friday, 20 March 2020 | 07:30 PM

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

Located less than 10 minutes away from the Redcliffe Entertainment Centre, Scarborough Beach Resort at Redcliffe Peninsula is perfectly located and offers a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully-self contained holiday apartments; and onsite facilities including a swimming lap pool, large heated spa and more.

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ABBALIVE - Redcliffe Entertainment Centre

ABBALIVE is the most perfect reproduction of ABBA you will ever see!!!

2014 celebrated the 40th anniversary of ABBA winning the Eurovision song contest in 1974 with the unforgettable hit Waterloo!!!! Now the greatest pop group of all time returns to the stage with Australia’s leading ABBA production, ABBALIVE.  Relive the brilliant harmonies, the unforgettable moves, the timeless music, and the fabulous costumes. This is the most breathtaking authentic ABBA show that will leave you screaming for more!!

Other ABBA shows may come and go, but ABBALIVE have stood the test of time and are still Australia’s number 1 ABBA production. And why? Because their constant dedication to presenting the authentic live ABBA experience as perfectly as possible continues to set the precedent for ABBA shows all over the globe.

Don’t miss ABBALIVE – as close as it gets to the real thing!!

Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours including interval

When
  • Friday, 24 April 2020 | 07:30 PM

Glory Days - The Boss Experience - Redcliffe Entertainment Centre

This explosive new show, brings to life the hits of “The Boss…Bruce Springsteen”.

Starring the vocal talents of James G Brennan & his incredible group, emulating the sounds of the “E Street Band”.

This brilliant show features all the big hits, including “Born to Run”, “Dancing in The Dark”, “Hungry Heart”, “I’m on Fire”, “Brilliant Disguise”, “Human Touch”,” Born in The U.S.A”, “Cover Me”, “Fire” and songs from the heartland.

Duration: Approx 2.5 hours including interval

 

When

  • Friday, 07 February 2020 | 07:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Family-friendly dining on the Peninsula

If you are enjoying a break at the Scarborough Beach Resort with the family there are some great dining options available that are perfect for parents and kids. Imagine kid’s playgrounds, kids menus and even a petting zoo!

Here’s our top five suggestions:

1 – Yabbey Road: Grab some traditional fish and chips and eat them with their home-made sauce from the beach or the Jetty. Loads of kids packs are available (133 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe)

2 – Hog’s Breath Cafe: Kids eat free ALL day Monday’s and Tuesday’s and from 5pm – 6pm Wednesday to Sunday. They also have a ‘Hogsters Kids Menu’ for kids under 12 years of age – perfect! (115 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe)

3 – Café Diversity: Delicious healthy options the kids will love AND there’s a kids play area complete with its own little kitchen (75 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe).

4 – Redcliffe RSL: There’s a great kids menu, entertainment and the Redcliffe RSL Museum to keep them interested (Irene Street, Redcliffe). 

5 – Sandstone Point Hotel: It’s 45 minutes from Scarborough but with a kids menu, an alfresco dining area and the choice of a massive outdoor playground, a petting zoo and a grassed area your kids will be entertained for hours (1800 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point)

Scarborough Beach Resort also has its own rooftop bar with three BBQ areas.  Grab some sausages from and have your own picnic with a view! Book your Scarborough/ Redcliffe Peninsula Accommodation with us here today at Scarborough Beach Resort BOOK HERE

Enjoy the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Scarborough

Looking for somewhere to escape to for a quick relaxing break on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, 3-5 October in 2020, then Scarborough in SE Queensland is the perfect destination. Scarborough is situated on beautiful Moreton Bay and is just 45 minutes from Brisbane.

There are a range of great things to do that will sooth the soul and take away the stresses of everyday life. Here’s a few suggestions to spark your imagination:

  • Relax on the Bay foreshore with a bottle of wine and some fish and chips
  • Shake off the sleep with a stroll on Woody Point Jetty at sunrise or enjoy a picturesque sunset
  • Take a picnic to Suttons Beach for the day
  • Stroll through the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens (located at George Street, Redcliffe) and enjoy the spring blooms
  • Go fishing from one of the many popular fishing spots in the area
  • Take a cruise over to Moreton Bay Island
  • Enjoy a cappuccino at one of the many outdoor cafes and restaurants along the foreshore
  • Discover some treasures and listen to live music at the Redcliffe Jetty Markets, held each Sunday
  • Take a whale-watching tour from Redcliffe Jetty
  • Have a leisurely BBQ from the rooftop of the Scarborough Beach Resort

There’s so much more to do in Scarborough.  Visit the Redcliffe Visitor Information Centre for some more great ideas.

Scarborough Beach Resort is perfectly situated in Scarborough on the Redcliffe Peninsular.  Offering a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully self-contained holiday apartments and onsite facilities it’s the perfect place for a break for family or friends. Enjoy the swimming lap pool, large heated spa and more.

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Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe!

For an unforgettable holiday experience, join a whale watching cruise departing from Redcliffe to see the majestic Humpback Whales as they make their annual migration.

This 4.5 hour whale watching tour departs from Redcliffe Jetty for Moreton Bay Marine Park at 9am. The Moreton Bay region is considered one of the best whale watching areas in the world.

Your whale watching vessel offers a 360 degree walk around lower and upper decks, perfect for sighting whales and other marine animals. The tour is child and wheelchair friendly, and includes informative commentary, and a cold buffet lunch.

Don’t miss out on an incredible marine adventure! With GUARANTEED whale sightseeing – If you don’t see a whale during your day of travel they’ll offer a complimentary cruise for you on the next available departure.

Highlights: 

  • Regular sightings of various marine animals
  • 360 degree walk around vessel
  • Cold buffet lunch including fresh selection of local produce
  • Licensed bar with snacks and drinks for purchase
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Extensive and informative commentary

Cost: 
Day Cruise $135 adult $95 child
VIP Cruise $165 adult $125 child
Premium Cruise $150 adult $110 child

Tour Duration:
4.5 hours

When:
Queensland’s whale watching season runs from June to mid October annually. Tours during this time depart daily from Redcliffe Jetty. Boarding at 9:30am departing at 10am and returning at approximately 2:30pm

Visit Brisbane Whale Watching Tours from Redcliffe for more information and bookings.

Book accommodation nearby Redcliffe Peninsula staying at Scarborough Beach Resort. Just 35 minutes drive from Brisbane airport, 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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For School Holiday Fun head to Pirate Park Scarborough

If you are looking for somewhere to take the kids for a getaway in the school holidays or planning a quick family weekend away; Scarborough in South East Queensland is the perfect family destination!

Directly opposite your accommodation at Scarborough Beach Resort you’ll find the ‘Pirate Park’ on Landsborough Avenue. This is a fantastic place to take the kids for some outdoor time during your stay with us.

Kids of all ages will find plenty to do at Pirate Park! With loads of opportunities for activity and imaginative play:

Railway Place – complete with a stationary train, climbing nets, sand play tables, swings and balancing equipment.
Pirate Place – boasts a cool boat fort, seesaw, slide, and more.
Cotton Tree Forest – the perfect way for kids to enjoy some ‘old school’ fun! They’ll love climbing the long gnarled branches of these amazing trees.

Gollum’s Tree – see if you can spot this whimsical door that has been carved into one of the Norfolk Pine trees along the Scarborough foreshore. It would appear that Gollum (Lord of the Rings) spends part of his time living in Scarborough when not in Middle Earth!


Jumping Pillow – let the kids bounce off some energy on the large inflatable jumping pillow located near the basketball rings.

Pirate Park has all the amenities you need for an enjoyable outing with the family. Including: toilets, picnic tables, electric barbecues, water fountains, bins and parking facilities.

There’s also some great cafes across the street where you can grab a bite to eat or a coffee to enjoy in the park while the kids play.

We think you’ll be adding Scarborough’s Pirate Park to your list of the best kids parks in Brisbane!

Book family friendly accommodation 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, large heated spa and more.

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Perfect night out at Redcliffe RSL

With FREE live entertainment, ticketed events, gaming and a wonderful selection of dining options, the Redcliffe RSL is one of the peninsular’s leading entertainment venues and a ‘must visit’ during your vacation or stay at Scarborough.

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, complete with 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 the Diggers Bar and Lounge hosts a variety of free live entertainment from solo artists, to duos and bands during the day and in the evening. Also look out for special Tribute Shows that frequent the Club.

Redcliffe RSL Club is open daily from 10am and is located in Irene Street, Redcliffe.

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.

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Cruising with whales in Moreton Bay

Join this amazing annual whale watching cruise to witness the majestic Southern Humpback Whales as they make their yearly migration north in the Moreton Bay Marine Park.

Your boat the MV Eye Spy is a purpose-built whale watching vessel.  It has six viewing decks, a sun deck and floor to ceiling windows – all perfect for viewing whales as they frolic and play in the water. During the cruise you will be served a delicious cold buffet with prawns, a selection of cold meats, salad and bread rolls.

This whale watching cruise departs from Redcliffe, which is only a 5 minute drive from Scarborough Beach Resort. It caters for children, adults and is wheelchair friendly. 

Whale sightings are guaranteed. If you don’t see a whale Brisbane Whale Watching will  offer a complimentary cruise on the next available departure.

Join us for an amazing experience as the whales travel north to give birth.  They then spend about 3 weeks in Platypus Bay, near Fraser Island, in safe waters for the calves to grow strong for the long swim home to the Antarctic.  The mothers must have plenty of food too as the baby calves drink almost 500 litres of milk each day!  Meanwhile the juveniles from the previous year have travelled up the coast with mum and wait in Platypus Bay for her to come back with her new calf.  During this time, just like any teenager, they get up to lots of mischief and enjoy entertaining the tourists!  Tours depart daily!

Tour Duration: 4.5 hours

When: Queensland’s whale watching season runs from June to mid-October. Tours during this time depart daily from Redcliffe Jetty.
Boarding commences at 9.30am departing at 10am and returns at approximately 2.30pm

Highlights: 

  • Regular sightings of various marine animals
  • 360 degree walk around vessel
  • Cold buffet lunch including fresh selection of local produce
  • Licensed bar with snacks and drinks for purchase
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Extensive and informative commentary.

Cost: 

  • Cruise with lunch – $135 adult, $95 child.
  • Premium Cruise – $150 adult, $110 child. You receive a guaranteed window table seating with floor to ceiling viewing located on the Main Deck (Max 72 people).
  • VIP Cruise – $165 adult, $125 child. You have exclusive use of the VIP lounge situated on the elevated Mid Deck level located behind the Captains Wheelhouse. You will also have an exclusive hostess for the day, priority boarding, priority buffet lunch with a complimentary beverage of guest choice (max 40 people).

(Children are 4-14 years of age; concession and family prices are available)

What’s included:

  • 4.5 hour whale watching cruise
  • 360 degree walk around the boat
  • Licensed bar with snacks and drinks
  • Cold buffet lunch including fresh selection of local produce
  • Guaranteed whale sightings
  • Expert marine commentary
  • Wheelchair accessible.

Book online for a close encounter with Southern Humpback Whales!

Book accommodation nearby Redcliffe Peninsula staying at Scarborough Beach Resort.  We offer a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully-self contained holiday apartments and onsite facilities including swimming lap pool, large heated spa, sauna and gym.

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Brisbane Entertainment Centre – upcoming shows!

Did you know Brisbane Entertainment Centre (BEC) is only 25 minutes from Scarborough Beach Resort?

There are plenty of big-name shows coming to the BEC that you may not want to miss. Make a night of it!  See a show and then spend a day or two enjoying our fabulous accommodation and facilities, while overlooking the picturesque Moreton Bay.

Upcoming shows include:

2020 Upcoming Shows

  • Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – 16 January
  • Michael Buble – 4 & 5 February
  • PBR Last Cowboy Standing 2020 – 13 June

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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* The events are subject to change. Please check directly with Brisbane Entertainment Centre for changes or updates.