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Russell Island

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Description

Be greeted by an amazing mosaic masterpiece that will set the mood for your visit to Russell Island, the largest of the southern bay islands. For fishing, there's a jetty at the northern end of the island, with a nearby fenced swimming enclosure for cooling off on a hot day. High tide is best for swimming in tidal pools.

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This is an ideal spot for picnicking in the foreshore park adjacent to the small beach. Sandy Beach is also a fantastic spot for fishing or simply relaxing on the grass, with nearby picnic tables, barbecue area and toilets. Adventurers can take a walk around Rocky Point and spot some of the local wildlife.

Go for a day trip or stay longer, venture in the freshwater wet heath area of Turtle Swamp, where the trees are home to dozens of species of birds and spring wildflowers are a pleasure to discover.

The Southern Moreton Bay Islands beaches are to be enjoyed for their peaceful tranquillity, with early mornings and evenings delightful in their picture postcard beauty.

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Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

How To Get There:
Russell Island can be reached via passenger and vehicular ferries which depart for Weinam Creek Marina, Redland Bay.


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Today's Weather

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Cape Moreton Weather Today - Sunny
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22 °C 4:49am EST 6:40pm EST

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Maximum 27°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 27°C

Weather last updated at 6:21am Sunday, 21 December 2014.


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