Bribie Island is located off the coast of Southern Queensland, a mere 65 kilometres north of Brisbane. Easy access by bridge makes this island a popular tourist destination for surfers, fishermen, bird watchers, and those who just like to get away from it all. Bribie Island has various accommodation options ranging from caravan parks, to 4WD camping sites along the ocean. Whether you have a campervan or 4WD campervan, there is certainly going to be somewhere to park your motorhome.
Getting To Bribie Island
For the driver coming from Brisbane, stay on the Bruce Highway travelling north for approximately 65 kilometers, until you come to the Bribie Island turn off signs. Access to the island is by a bridge.
For those who prefer solitude and camping amongst the sand dunes along the ocean front, there is a vast National Park that is 4WD access only. Permits are needed for both the driving and the camping. These can be obtained on Bribie at Bongaree Caravan Park.
No facilities are provided for the 4WD camper; all supplies and water must be brought in yourself.
There are also caravan parks that you are able to stay in if you prefer modern amenities.
There are many restaurants, grocery shops, and even restaurants and hotels on Bribie for the visitor to purchase anything from fuel, bait, provisions, firewood, and alcohol.
Things to See and Do on Bribie Island
4WDriving along the beachfront on the eastern side of the island is allowed with a permit.
Fishing - Both the ocean and Pumicestone Passage offer the keen fisherman plenty of spots to throw out a line. The Pumicestone Passage Marine Park lies between Bribie Island and the mainland. This sheltered strip of water is home to not only fish, prawns, and crabs, but also dolphins and dugongs.
Birdwatching at Buckley's Hole Conservation Park. This park is located on the southern end of the island and can showcase as many as 190 different wading and water birds.
Bike Riding - Bribie Island is covered in bike paths.
Water sports - The ocean and the sheltered Pumicestone Passage are perfect venues for all forms of water sports.
Boating is especially useful for the remote locations that can only be reached by water transport. There are numerous boat ramps all over the island. get everythnig you need at bribie island classifieds