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Redcliffe

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Redcliffe is an historic city immediately north of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland. Redcliffe is considered part of greater Brisbane geographically. Many commuters live in Redcliffe and work in the Brisbane city centre.

Get in[edit]

There is no international airport in Redcliffe. The easiest way to get there is to travel 30 minutes north from the Brisbane International Airport.

Get around[edit]

Redcliffe has Hornibrook Bus Lines. There is no train station, and ferry services are found in Brisbane, not Redcliffe.

The local bus services do go throughout the peninsula on a regular basis. They also extend to Chermside, Caboolture and Brisbane City centre.

You can almost walk everywhere from the middle of the peninsula, but you can certainly bicycle everywhere on the peninsula. Everything is withing 5 minutes drive.

See[edit][add listing]

Redcliffe offers many interesting things to see, some including, but not limited to,

  • The many monuments around, including the ANZAC memorials and John Oxley memorial
  • The Redcliffe Historical Society Museum, which gives visitors an insight into Redcliffe's rich historical background
  • The seaside, for which Redcliffe has been famous for nearly 185 years
  • The city of Redcliffe at night during the Christmas season when all the trees are lit up with different coloured fairy lights and can be spotted kilometers away
  • The Gayundah shipwreck, which is dangerous to climb on, but wonderful to admire from a small distance

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Go to the giant library that's full of books and all kinds of wonderful resources
  • Take a stroll along the boardwalk down on the beachfront (also a great place to ride one's bike)
  • Have a picnic in one of the many parks and lots of playgrounds for the children
  • Go for a swim in the beautiful calm beaches, there is also a lagoon and an indoor swimming pool.
  • The lagoon is provided free by the local council and is extremely popular with locals. Get there early on weekends to stake out a spot if you want to have lunch!
  • Do take the tourist drive - follow the brown dugong signs.

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If you are looking to purchase property in Redcliffe, speak to the local real estate agency, Kindred Property Group. info@kindredpropertygroup.com.au - 07 3284 0512

A nice cool sarong and some finger foods to be enjoyed by the beach.

Redcliffe is known for its fish n' chips.


Buy some art as Redcliffe has many art shops and budding local artists.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Eat out at many of the nice restaurants that are mostly found on the coastal areas. Barbecue facilities are found at all of the parks, even those not found on the beach. The Redcliffe Parade area is very trendy and boasts cool breezes, a great view to Moreton Island and many coffee shoppes.

Morgans in Scarborough is very popular and famous for it's seafood and fish n' chips.

Try Sails on Sutton's Beach in Redcliffe or The Golden Ox in Margate for fine dining.

Drink[edit][add listing]

There are one or two pubs that also double as hotels and/or restaurants

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Hotels are mostly found on the coastal part of Redcliffe.

Redcliffe is a very relaxed place to stay. Most accomodation overnight consist of Guesthouses and holiday accomodation. Overnite is available in many of the high rise apartments.

Scarborough, on the northen part of the Redcliffe peninsula, is a great place to look, with coffee shoppes and restaurants too.

History[edit]

Redcliffe is a historic town, being the first to be colonized in Queensland in 1824 by Europeans. Prior to that Redcliffe was inhabited by Aborigines.

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