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.

BOOK YOUR SCARBOROUGH BRISBANE ACCOMMODATION NOW

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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Kid’s Music Sessions

Kids get ready to dance! Scarborough Beach Kids Music super fun music sessions for kids are being held at Scarborough Beach Resort once or twice a month in the conference room.

The fun includes a variety of music activities such as dancing, puppets, bubbles, parachute and musical instruments.

The sessions are $5 per child and FREE for babies under the age of one.
There will be 30 minute session (held 3 times throughout the day to ensure no-body misses out!) No need to book in! Just come and enjoy yourselves with your little ones.

For more information visit Scarborough Beach Kids Music Session Facebook Page