Tall Tales

THE WORDS BEHIND THE PLACE AND THE BEERS

Beer and storytelling go hand-in hand. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to know which came first. We reckon that even if storytelling DID come first, it got a hell of a lot better once beer was invented.

Immerse yourself in the tales of North Stradbroke Island here.

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Minjerribah’s Ancient Soul

Minjerribah’s Ancient Soul

Myora Springs (Capembah) is a window into Straddie’s (Minjerribah) ancient soul. Each and every day, over two million litres of pure sand-filtered fresh water rises from the inner depths of the island’s aquifer and flows out into Moreton Bay. A culturally and...

#WhaleTales

The Whale Migration

The Whale Migration

The breathtaking North Gorge Walk at Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island is more than just a great scenic walk. It is also the closest place to Brisbane where you can enjoy land based whale watching. With an elevation of 30 metres above sea level, there are...

#FishingTales

The Causeway to the Coral Sea

The Causeway to the Coral Sea

The Alfred Martin Way (known locally as the Causeway) runs west to east across the middle of Straddie (Minjerribah), giving 4WD access from the Dunwich ferry to Back Beach. Over 33 kms of pristine beach runs the length of the East Coast. Perfect for beach fishing,...

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The Underwater Racetrack

The Underwater Racetrack

As the second largest sand island in the world, the coastline of Straddie (Minjerribah) is constantly shifting. Nowhere more so than at Amity Point (Pulan Pulan). In the 1920s, the popular Amity Bush Races were run on a sand racecourse that now sits hundreds of metres...

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The Cambus Wallace Legacy

The Cambus Wallace Legacy

1894. In treacherous seas, the Cambus Wallace was shipwrecked off Straddie (Minjerribah). Her cargo: beer, whisky and dynamite. The rescue party detonated the unstable dynamite, sending fragments of ship and sand almost 100 feet in the air. A few years later, a fierce...

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