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                              Redland Bay Suburb Profile
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Where is Redland Bay?

Redland Bay is a small piece of paradise in south east Queensland, surrounded an all sides by stunning conservation areas, bays, islands and national parks. Part of the broader region known as Redlands, the area is named for the bay it faces that connects to Moreton Bay just slightly to the north. 

Redland Bay is centrally located between Brisbane, 35 kilometres to its north and the Gold Coast, 65 kilometres south. To its east is the picturesque chain of islands that includes the popular tourist destinations Moreton Island and North and South Stradbroke Islands. For those living in Redland Bay, it’s an easy commute to Brisbane, with train services also available from Cleveland just 12 kilometres to the north. 

Redland Bay is a pivotal access point to the bay and all of its beautiful islands, with a number of boat ramps, a marina and the Redland Bay ferry terminal. From here there is a regular ferry service, running from the port to the north and south, transporting people and vehicles for business and pleasure. The area has a good local tourist economy because there are so many things to see and do in and around Redland Bay.

Living in Redland Bay 

Lifestyle is the key drawcard for those considering living in Redland Bay. The rich fertile landscape and a pleasant sub-tropical climate make this an enjoyable place to live all year round for a vibrant local population of almost 14,000 people.

Redland Bay has a number of schools in the local area and also in nearby Victoria Point. There are good shopping facilities and a lively dining precinct as well as local markets on the 2nd Sunday of each month on Broadwater Terrace and Stradbroke Street. 

Redland Bay has a friendly community spirit and a relaxed lifestyle that maximises the location. There are a number of lovely community parks, plenty of local sporting facilities such as tennis, cricket, rugby and the highly respected Redland Bay golf club. There are of course also all the advantages of living by the water, whether you like to throw in a line, drop in a crab pot, enjoy kite surfing, paddle boarding, jet skiing, wake boarding or boating on the bay, it’s all here.


Things to See and Do in Redland Bay

The range of things to see and do in Redland Bay is limitless. From relaxing on the beautiful beaches and islands, to wandering along the picturesque foreshore or exploring the world class Sirromet Winery. The region has so much to offer, with great facilities, fantastic local food and a rich and diverse history to be discovered. 

Why not take an Aboriginal cultural tour to learn about Redland Bay’s Indigenous history? There are numerous tours of the local islands, or if you have the means, locals make great use of the boat ramp to launch themselves off into the bay and settle in for the day on their own secret beach.    


 Redland Bay Accommodation
The best of coastal living is yours for the taking in Redland Bay. Local homes range from post war Australian classics to architecturally designed elevated homes where you can enjoy the fantastic bay views and gentle tropical breezes. The wide expanse of shoreline means there are numerous waterfront properties as well as many, just a hundred or some metres away from the water.  While sea change offerings are aplenty, prime acreage properties offer the tree change so sought after by many. With such a great climate and lifestyle and a variety of interesting and unique houses, Redland Bay certainly has something for everyone. 

If you are interested in learning more about how to buy property in Redland Bay, or even renting houses in Redland Bay, why not check in with your local agents? First National real estate agents in Redland Bay can help, by talking to you about what’s currently on the rental market, what’s available to buy and even brief you on the local market by running you through some recently sold houses. For all of your Redland Bay real estate needs, contact the friendly team at First National Bay Property Group, Redland Bay.