"SEASIDE REDCLIFFE" Top 5 Page for this destination Redcliffe by balhannah

Redcliffe Travel Guide: 31 reviews and 85 photos

The Tips on these pages carry on from no 1 on the North Moreton Bay Tourist Drive.
If you want to start from the beginning, please click the link....BRISBANE

Redcliffe is located on Redcliffe Peninsula, approx 28kms from Brisbane on Moreton Bay. Unfortunately, it was after some vicious weather that I last came to Redcliffe.
The result, many of the tracks that led to the Beaches and some other areas were closed waiting for maintenance to begin.

Since the 1880s, Redcliffe has been a popular seaside resort for Brisbanites.
If you come here, I think you will know why!

In September each year, Redcliffe celebrates its history as Queensland's first European settlement location with the First Settlement Festival. Redcliffe Parade is closed to traffic for most of the day.

Redcliffe the name, originates from "Red Cliff Point" named by the explorer John Oxley.
Redcliffe became Queensland's first colony in 1824, however it never became the Capital!
Before European settlement, the Redcliffe Peninsula was occupied by the indigenous Ningy Ningy people whose native name was "Kau-in-Kau-in", which means Blood-Blood (red-like blood).

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Lots of beaut parks - Close to Brisbane
  • Cons:Busy on weekends
  • In a nutshell:Good enough to spend a day by the seaside!
  • Last visit to Redcliffe: Feb 2013
  • Intro Updated Feb 12, 2013
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  • Regina1965's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2013 at 4:27 PM

    A lovely page, Dee :)

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Aug 1, 2013 at 5:37 PM

      Yes it is! All been done up and is quite crowded on the weekends when all the Brisbaner's head over there for some beach!


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