All Water Taxis & Ferries To The Island Leave From Toondah Harbour In The Suburb Of Cleveland
To take your car over to the island on a a ferry you must make a booking before hand and at peak times it is best to book early to ensure you secure a day and time you are after. Ferry timetables and bookings can be found at www.stradbrokeferries.com.au
To reach Cleveland from Brisbane CBD by car or public transport you are best to take Old Cleveland Road and the drive will take approximately 50 minutes depending on time of day and traffic conditions. You can also take public transport by bus or train by clicking on the link here to plan your journey https://translink.com.au.
To reach Cleveland from Brisbane Airport by car or public transport
By car it will take an estimated 40 – 45 minutes of driving on the M1. This route includes tolls. You can also take public transport by bus or train by clicking on the link here to plan your journey – https://translink.com.au.
To walk on a passenger ferry or water taxi without a reservation
Please arrive early if you are coming by car or public transport to ensure you have time to park your car secure a ticket at the ticket office and board the vehicle. You can also buy a ticket on the water taxi no reservations are required. Water taxi timetables can be located here
www.goldcats.com.au or www.stradbrokeferries.com.au
To get public transport once you arrive at straddie
On North Stradbroke Island a bus will meet each water taxi arrival (some minor exceptions please check websites to confirm). To access bus information stradbrokeislandbuses.com.au
Where to Eat and Buy Supplies
The island has beautiful fresh produce and great places to source food should you wish to cook at home or if you want to eat out or grab takeaway or delivery there is plenty on offer. Straddie also boasts a gourmet butcher and 3 fresh seafood shops some straight from the trawler.
Two Foodworks supermarkets and two bottle shops provide all that is required. Or if you feel like eating out you can venture to the Straddie pub, clubs, cafes restaurants, gelato shops or try the delicious food vans at Cylinder beach.
What to see and do
There are so many wonderful things to see and do at straddie a great source of information and ideas can be found on the link below.