Myora Springs Stradbroke Island

Myora Springs, sometimes also referred to as Moongalba (sitting down place), is a place to be explored and enjoyed peacefully. Erosion and vegetation loss, including the particularly valuable mangroves, was becoming a big problem in the early 2010s, before a raised walkway and viewing platform was installed. Take a slow walk through the area, tuningContinue reading “Myora Springs Stradbroke Island”

Stradbroke Mangroves

Originally posted on Mangroves Australia:
Myora Springs Mangroves Myora Springs has fresh water coming from inland. It also has tidal sea water coming in when the tide is high. The mangroves here are on the side of the sea water. The mangroves are quite small and have spreading roots. This area may have people walking…

Walking the Gorge at Lookout Point

The Rain stopped and we took the bus to Lookout Point where the Gorge walk is located. We walked down to the Blow hole point and stayed there for a while trying to see the blowout. The Gorge Walk has a unique rock formation called the ‘Blow Hole’, similar to that of a humpback whale. Continue reading “Walking the Gorge at Lookout Point”

Stradbroke Sands

The cruise boat went from Macleay Island to Calypso Bay and back past Stradbroke Island. The sands have shown remarkable erosion and the roots of the trees and almost entirely visible as they hang down the sandstone cliffs. Some trees have slid down the sand but are still hanging on precariously along the edge. .Continue reading “Stradbroke Sands”

Dunwich Cemetery Stradbroke

http://sunrisetoday.blog/2021/12/29/dunwich-cemetery-stradbroke-2/ The first burials at Dunwich cemetery are believed to date from 1847 and it is one of the earliest surviving cemeteries in Queensland. The European settlement of Stradbroke Island began in 1827 when a convict out-station was established at Dunwich to serve the Moreton Bay convict settlement based at Brisbane town. Dunwich Cemetery StradbrokeContinue reading “Dunwich Cemetery Stradbroke”

Boat Ride to Stradbroke Island

The Lady Caroline is a boat built for the Community by students at BYC Cooperative, and currently it is based at Russell Island. Every Thursday a small group enjoy a boat ride. Today the Boat went to Tipplers Licensed Café at South Stradbroke Island. It was a beautiful day and perfect for the water. TheContinue reading “Boat Ride to Stradbroke Island”

Gorge Walk Stradbroke Island

Point Lookout is a headland, small coastal town and locality on the eastern coast of North Stradbroke Island, Redland City, Queensland, Australia. Point Lookout is Queensland’s most easterly point. The headland is an ideal location for land-based seawatching in Australia.  Humpback whales can also be seen from here as they migrate along the east coast of Australia. Indigenous tribes have lived on the island forContinue reading “Gorge Walk Stradbroke Island”

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