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.
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!
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.
- 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.
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
- Friday, 24 April 2020 | 07:30 PM
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
- Friday, 07 February 2020 | 07:30 PM – 10:00 PM
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
When: Sat 12 & Sun 13 September, 2020.
Where: Redcliffe Parade, Moreton Bay Area.
If you love food, wine and enjoying yourself, then be sure to check out this year’s Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival.
Held over two days, on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September, the festival boasts a fantastic range of activities that are being held along the Redcliffe foreshore, overlooking the beautiful Moreton Bay.
Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival events include:
- A Free festival precint
- Unique dining experiences
- Pop-up bars
- Cooking demonstrations
- Celebrity Chefs
- Local produce
- Entertainment and fireworks
- Workshops and Ticketed events.
With a mix of FREE and Ticketed activities there’s something for everyone. There’s loads on offer, but here’s just a taste …
- Bee Gees Way Dinner – Saturday, 6pm to 10pm: outdoor dinner with 3-course meal + drinks @ $145 per head (bookings essential)
- Kindred Beach Tipis – enjoy tasty drinks and live bands whilst you run your toes through the sand
- Mon Komo Hotel Bar – savor cuban-inspired cocktails in this ‘pop-up- bar sure to make you feel like your in Cuba!
- Sesame Lane Pizza Making Workshops for kids – FREE activity but bookings are essential
- Dog Costume Parade – prizes are up for grabs for the best-looking fur baby (registration required)
- Smash it Burger Challenge – give the challenge a try! Eat the burger in under 30 mins and it’s free! (normally $28). Challengers must pre-book.
- Local Tastes Pavilion – Sample fresh local specialties, meet artisan producers and stock up on your favourite homemade treats.
… and loads more! For the full program and further information visit the Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival website.
Why not book accommodation located just 5 minutes away by car at the 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, its perfectly positioned!
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.
Book direct and receive 10% off our rate. BOOK NOW
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
- 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.
- 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)
- 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.
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.
* The events are subject to change. Please check directly with Brisbane Entertainment Centre for changes or updates.
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.
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
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
- 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.
Book 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.