The best place to live, work and play
Located just 26km from Brisbane, Redland City is often described as South East Queensland’s “best-kept secret”. A scenic gateway to iconic North Stradbroke Island and the secluded Southern Bay Islands, the Redlands is a popular destination for those who have discovered its unique beauty and multitude of options for recreation.
The Redlands offers a wide range of activities catering to individuals, couples and families. From picturesque hinterlands to beautiful beaches, the Redlands really does have it all. In addition to the natural beauty of the area, a rich cultural and community feel means we’ve got something for everyone within easy reach.
Redlands has a wealth of:
safe swimming beaches
island getaways including North Stradbroke Island
water based activities
history, arts and culture
Redland accommodation guide
Redland City, only 40 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD, is ideally located for a day visit, short stay or that well-deserved holiday. With both mainland and island villages for you to explore, we’ve got everything from the bush to the beach.
Our villages are the perfect place to relax and unwind.
You can fish off jetties, enjoy a picnic in picturesque waterside parks, explore cafes, restaurants, galleries and boutiques or a variety of weekend markets.
Find and select your Redland accommodation here>>
Where to eat in Redland
Find out where to eat or have a cold drink in our Redlands pubs, clubs and meals guide here >>
The Redlands is home to hundreds of multi-purpose parks which offer a wide range of facilities for all to enjoy.
Redland parks offer something for everyone, including:
- picnic areas with shelters and free barbeques
- sun-safe facilities such as shaded playground equipment
- dog off-leash areas
- parks and beaches that are popular venues for parties, social gatherings and celebrating special occasions
- interlinked cycling and walking tracks
- ramps for bikes and skateboards
- breathtaking views overlooking Moreton Bay.
North Stradbroke Island
Canoeing and Kayaking
Come and see Redlands beautiful coastline by water. Redlands is perfectly located within easy reach of Brisbane and North Stradbroke Island to visit its beautiful and diverse coastal scenery and bay islands.
There are 30 canoe and kayak launch points for small water craft such as canoes and kayaks. The launch sites are at a diverse set of locations across the city and islands. Launch points are currently informal but open for use although part of a future project is to provide bollards and seats