Stradbroke Island Events

We would thoroughly recommend Stradbroke Island Events as a business with integrity who makes holding events much simpler and more professional.

Paula, Tourism Unit, Redland City Council

How to get to North Stradbroke Island


Driving from the Gold Coast

Travel north along the Pacific Highway and take the
Cleveland Exit No. 30 onto Cleveland/Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road and follow the signs to Cleveland.

Driving from Sunshine Coast or Brisbane Airport

Head south along the Gateway
Motorway, over the Gateway Toll Bridge. Turn left into Old Cleveland Road (approximately 5 kms) from the Toll Bridge and follow the signs to Cleveland.

4WD Permits Required for Beach Driving

North Stradbroke Island passengers – Should you wish to take your 4WD onto the beach on North Stradbroke Island it will be necessary to purchase a 4WD permit prior to accessing the beach. These are available from our office or on board the vessels.

Vehicle Ferries

Two companies Stradbroke Ferries and Big Red Cat provide a service on an almost hourly basis between 5.30am and 6pm (7pm weekends) from Toondah Harbour, Cleveland. Both have cafes on board. They arrive and depart from Dunwich main harbour terminal. Pre-booking is recommended.

Buses and Trains

Catch the train to Cleveland station and link up with a connecting bus to the ferries at Toondah Harbour, Cleveland ( When you arrive at Dunwich on North Stradbroke Island, the passenger ferries link with buses to Amity Point and Point Lookout – except for the last ferry at night.

Passenger Ferries

Two companies Stradbroke Ferries and the Gold Cats Stradbroke Flyer run hourly between 4.55am and 7.25pm with a break from 1.55pm to 3.25pm. Each has a separate terminal at Toondah Harbour, Cleveland and Stradbroke Ferries dock at Dunwich main terminal and the Flyer at One Mile Jetty, Dunwich. They run at the same times but make sure you’re at the right place for your ticket!

Island Transport

Stradbroke Island Buses operate between Stradbroke Ferries at Dunwich and Gold Cats Stradbroke Flyer at the One Mile Jetty for 20 minute transfers to and from Point Lookout and Amity Point. You can pre book club courtesy buses if you plan to eat and drink at clubs. There is a metered maxi-taxi cab service 0408 193 685 that can take up to ten passengers.


Experienced cyclists can take their bikes on the vehicle ferries and when they arrive at Dunwich can ride to Amity Point or Point Lookout along 20kms of undulating sealed road. Care must be taken, as it is the main road for cars and trucks. Recreational riders can bring their bikes to ride around the townships or hire bikes from Fishes Café at Point Lookout.

Getting to Stradbroke Island Events from Dunwich

From Dunwich, just follow East Coast Road, which turns into Mooloomba Road, all the way to Point Lookout, through the township and towards the Headland. Turn right on Midjimberry Road (across from the Stairs to Frenchman’s Beach) and follow around and down the hill until you see the roundabout sign on the left. This sign is located in our driveway. You can’t miss the house, there is large shed and cubby house down the bottom and a beautiful rock wall leading up the driveway.

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