Hire a boat in Scarborough and get out on the water for the day in the pristine waters of Moreton Bay.
Smart Power Boat Hire have the best boats for hire on the Redcliffe Peninsula at the best prices. If you’re looking to go fishing, skiing or just sightseeing on Moreton Bay they have a suitable boat for you.
Choose your power boat and take a day trip to one of the stunning islands in Moreton Bay such as beautiful Moreton Island, Bribie Island, and North & South Stradbroke Island. You can be certain Smart Power Boat Hire will supply the appropriate boat and provide colour GPS, depth sounder, 27mhz radio and long range fuel tanks so you can go the distance.
One day boat hire starts from around $240 to $350 depending on boat selection.
Phone Smart Power Boat Hire for bookings 0447 262 844
For seafood that is caught fresh off the trawler the best place in Scarborough is Morgans Seafood located right on the scenic Scarborough Boat Harbour.
Morgans Seafood is Queensland’s largest retail seafood market! Located on Scarborough Boat Harbour and overlooking the fishing boats and trawlers, Morgans offers the public the opportunity to access locally caught seafood direct off the trawlers or straight from the fisherman.
They are Brisbane’s biggest take-away seafood outlet and boasts a Sushi Bar, Oyster Bar and Seafood Takeaway. You’ll find over 180 seafood products displayed daily including live seafood. They also offer seafood platters, which you can pre-order online.
Head to Morgans Seafood for waterfront dining, to grab some take-away or pick up some fresh seafood to prepare in your apartment or on the BBQ at Scarborough Beach Resort.
Morgans has over 180 seafood products displayed daily including live seafood! You can order your seafood online and have it delivered to your holiday apartments at Scarborough Beach Resort or you can order takeaway fish and chips from the restaurant and pick it up.
Morgans Seafood are located right on Scarborough Boat Harbour on Bird of Passage Parade, Scarborough.
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Imagine dining on succulent seafood, sipping a crisp white or an icy cold beer, sitting on the deck overlooking Moreton Bay watching the sunset over the Glasshouse Mountains? Treat your loved one to a romantic dinner for two at Tempest Restaurant.
Tempest Seafood Restaurant offers fresh locally sourced seafood and fish from the trawler to the table. Live lobsters, mud crabs, and other crustaceans are available when in season, and can be seen in the tanks—a main feature of the restaurant.
The menu at Tempest is modern with an uncompromising focus on excellence – bursting with freshness and flavour.
Tempest Teppanyaki Room is a Japanese grill featuring fresh local Australian produce. A selection of menus are available including an à la carte menu and a range of multi-course banquets.
The location at the Boat Harbour at Bird O’ Passage Parade, Scarborough offers majestic views over Moreton Bay and the Glass House Mountains.
Open: Mon, Wed-Sun for lunch 11.45 – 3pm dinner 5.30 – 10pm. For bookings phone 07 3203 5744
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Scarborough is the perfect place to base yourself during your Summer holiday on the Redcliffe Peninsula with plenty of fantastic Summer activities available in nearby Redcliffe.
These are the top 5 Summer activities in Redcliffe that will keep you both cool and thoroughly entertained:
1. The Iconic Redcliffe Jetty
Good for fishing, walks, photography or quiet contemplation, the jetty is the centrepiece of Redcliffe. It’s been considered the ‘heart of the peninsula’ ever since ships carrying holiday makers started arriving in the late 1800s.
2. Suttons Beach
This patrolled beach that stretches for about a kilometre, is perfect for families with young children. Suttons Beach is close to everything – the jetty, the markets and all of the shops along the main road – so it’s easy to pop over to grab something to eat or drink. The beach hugs the shoreline closely, and there are numerous BBQs and small park areas set up along the way. A great place to play in the water with the kids and have picnic lunch afterwards.
3. Settlement Cove Lagoon
As an alternative to the beach Redcliffe also has it’s own free waterpark – Settlement Cove Lagoon. Located on Redcliffe Parade, it’s close to Suttons Beach, the jetty and the markets. It is patrolled by lifeguards during daylight hours and has it’s own picnic areas too. The lagoon has shallow wading pools as well as deeper sections and a children’s section. There are shower and toilet amenities available for use. The kids will love this swimming lagoon!
4. Humpybong Creek Precinct
The Humpybong Creek Precinct is located on the corner of Creek street and is home to many varieties of bird and fish. There are beautiful fountains, lush green grass, bridges and picnic areas to take advantage of. This is a great place for any budding photographers too, or bird-watchers wanting to get some close-up encounters. It’s a great place for a picnic or just to feed the ducks.
5. Redcliffe Rail Line Shared Pathway
Get on your bike and enjoy 12 kilometres of pathways running adjacent to the new Redcliffe Peninsula Rail Line. The Redcliffe Peninsula Rail Line opened in October 2016 – bringing with it a whole new shared pathway available for walking, running, skating, or perhaps best of all, cycling. The new rail extension goes all the way from Petrie (on the train line between Brisbane and Caboolture), to Kippa-Ring. Along the way the developers have done a wonderful job in engaging artists in the local community to contribute to various murals along the way, plus you may get to seem some Australian wildlife in the bush.
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Take it easy and take in the magnificent 360 degree panoramic views from Scarborough Beach Resort’s Rooftop Area.
In the evening you can take advantage of the large open roof deck with breathtaking views of Moreton Island and Glass House Mountains and watch the sunset. Bring your BBQ fare and cook up a storm on the Rooftop BBQs, kick back and relax and take in the scenery.
During daylight hours the Rooftop viewing floor offers perfect views of the peninsula with the sparkling seas of Moreton Bay to the east and the beautiful Deception Bay to the west. You might evens see whales frolicking in the bay during the whale season.
And did we mention that sunsets over the Glass House Mountains from this vantage point are absolutely breathtaking?
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Have you seen the doorway in the tree in Scarborough Park? Scarborough Beach Park offers the best of all worlds with trees to climb, sand to build a sandcastle, sea to swim in and a magical doorway in a tree.
The gnarled cottonwood tree forest in the park offer exciting climbing opportunities for kids. However along the Scarborough foreshore are beautiful Norfolk Pine trees and if you take a closer look at one situated near the playground you will see a magical door that has been installed by a mystery artist. It is reputed that this is where Gollum (a character from Lord of the Rings) resides.
Who knew middle earth was right here in Scarborough? For more information about this unique Scarborough attraction, visit The Gollum Tree at Scarborough Beach QLD on Facebook.
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Stroll down the Seaside Village of Scarborough and enjoy a wide variety of dining experiences including Japanese, Chinese, Modern Australian, Tapas Bars, Restaurants and Coffee Shops in the Scarborough Dining Precinct.
Dine-in or take-away and sit on the beach overlooking Moreton Bay, right out to Moreton Island or bring your take-away back to your comfortable apartment at Scarborough Beach Resort.
The Scarborough Dining Precinct comprises of:
- Kashiwa Japanese Restaurant
- Pines Bar & Restaurant
- Silverlake Chinese Restaurant
- Bazil & Co. Coffee Shop
- Valori Espresso Lounge & Gallery
- Pearl Bistro
- The Galley on Scarborough
- Cafe 3EightNine
- Brad’s Breakfast & Burger Bar
- FinFresh Seafood Cafe
- The Boat Shed
Remember to pop into the BWS Bottleshop and pick up a bottle of wine while you’re here.
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Head across to Scarborough Beach Park this Australia Day on Thursday 26 January for a picnic under one of the shady trees by the seaside or in one of the picnic shelters.
The two playgrounds here will keep the kids entertained for hours with the choice of Pirate Place or Railway Place. Both playgrounds are fully fenced and partly shaded. There is also the Cotton Tree Forest, within the fenced play area, which is full of wonderful old cottonwood trees that offer exciting climbing opportunities for the kids.
Railway Place features shelter sheds and picnic tables, a sand-based play area with permanent sand tables and toys, a stationary train with a track running throughout the play space, a climbing net, swings, balancing equipment and more.
Whilst Pirate Place has a boat fort, sheltered area, seesaw and Cotton Tree Forest. Outside the fenced area are sheltered picnic tables and barbecues which all look over the glorious Scarborough Beach.
After a play in one or both of the playgrounds the kids can safely swim in the calm waters of Moreton Bay. When the kids are hungry cook a tasty snag or two on the electric BBQs provided in the park.
What a fabulous way to spend Australia Day!
Now that the Christmas shopping rush is over it’s time to hit the sales in Brisbane! You can jump aboard a train from Kippa Ring and be in Brisbane City in just over an hour.
Once you reach Central Station in Brisbane CBD it is an easy walk to Queen Street Shopping Mall, with over 700 shops to choose from for all of your shopping needs.
Saunter down Queen Street with many shops lining the mall or explore high-end Queens Plaza, Wintergarden with its diverse range of shops, the historically significant Brisbane Arcade and Tattersall’s Arcade, the convenient MacArthur Central and the ever-popular Myer Centre.
Large Department stores include Myer, David Jones, Target and K-Mart as well as chain stores, designer brand stores and fashion boutiques.There are also the popular international fashion stores such as Zara, Forever 21 and Top Shop.
This time of year you will find there are many big sales on at all the stores with discounts up to 70% off normal retail prices.
When: Various dates in 2017
Where: Old Redcliffe Fire Station, 395 Oxley Ave, Redcliffe
Handmade Redcliffe was started in February 2013 by Janmaree Lowe who saw a need to bring together handmade artisans on the Redcliffe Peninsula to promote them, and at the same time establish a handmade market to sell and buy wares.
The inaugural Handmade Redcliffe was launched on Saturday the 6th of July 2013 and the markets has been a regular on the scene ever since.
This handmade market is the perfect place to browse the stalls for artisanal food, handmade items, and more.
Handmade Redcliffe dates for 2017:
- Hello 2017 Saturday 25 February 10am to 3pm
- Mother’s Day Markets Saturday 6 May 10am to 3pm
- Mini Market TBA September 9am to 1pm
- Christmas Market Saturday 25 November 10am to 3pm
Check the Handmade Redcliffe website for more dates including pop-up events.