Queensland Holidays - The Official Tourism Site for Queensland

Margate
Margate
Margate
Margate
Map of Margate

Margate
Multiple Locations


Description

Margate, near Redcliffe, is a coastal strip which features one of the Moreton Bay area's longest mainland stretches of sand beach.

... more

It also boasts a long, flat boardwalk promenade, making it ideal for those who like to walk, cycle, rollerblade or even scooter. There's always a lively and active atmosphere just metres from the waters of Moreton Bay.

Seating and shelters, with barbecues and other picnic amenities are located at regular intervals along the esplanade for visitors. There's a popular swimming spot with clean white sand and sheltered waters - making it a favorite dipping spot for families with young children.

When the wind is up, Scotts Point at the southern end of Margate is perfect for windsurfing. This is one of the few locations close to Brisbane which is not majorly affected by tides.

The quaint swimming pavilion at Scotts Point is an historical reference to a bygone era. There are many Norfolk Pine trees lining the esplanade which were planted by the first settlers in the area, more than 150 years ago.

With eateries and seaside stores conveniently located along the esplanade or nearby Oxley Avenue, Margate is well worth a visit. It's about 50 minutes' drive from the centre of Brisbane.

... less

Today's Weather

Currently Temperature Sunrise Sunset
Redcliffe Weather Today - Sunny
Clearing
shower
18 °C 5:06am EST 5:59pm EST

7 Day Forecast

  Tue,
21 Oct
Wed,
22 Oct
Thu,
23 Oct
Fri,
24 Oct
Sat,
25 Oct
Sun,
26 Oct
Mon,
27 Oct
Forecast Redcliffe Weather Forecast - Clearing shower
Clearing
shower
Redcliffe Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Redcliffe Weather Forecast - Sunny
Sunny
Redcliffe Weather Forecast - Sunny
Sunny
Redcliffe Weather Forecast - Late shower
Late
shower
Redcliffe Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Redcliffe Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Minimum 16°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 18°C
Maximum 24°C 23°C 26°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C

Weather last updated at 7:19am Tuesday, 21 October 2014.


QueenslandHolidays.com.au