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A Region for Everyone - Accessible travel

Moreton Bay Region is a proud and innovative leader when it comes to delivering accessible travel and inclusive facilities to locals and vistors, alike. We have accessible beach matting, stunning foreshore pathways, all abilities playgrounds and accessible spaces, such as environmental centres, art galleries and museums, that are friendly to all.

Woorim beach on Bribie Island has accessible matting
Woorim beach on Bribie Island has accessible matting

Adventures

Situated on the shoreline of the Moreton Bay Marine Park and Coral Sea, Moreton Bay Region makes for a picturesque holiday destination or day trip from Brisbane. With accessible foreshore pathways at Woorim, Redcliffe, Deception Bay and Bongaree, along with accessible beach matting at Woorim surf beach, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to having a fun outdoor adventure.

  • Bongaree Foreshore, Bribie Island

    Want to explore Bribie Island and the Pumicestone Passage? An accessible pathway extends along the foreshore from Renton Lane to the Bribie Island Bridge, stopping at Bongaree Jetty.

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  • Deception Bay Foreshore

    With its waterfront views, choice of picnic spots, shaded rest areas, and a visual historical trail, the accessible pathway along the Deception Bay Foreshore has something for everyone.

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  • Redcliffe Peninsula Foreshore

    Getting out and about along the Redcliffe Peninsula Foreshore is made easy with plenty of pathways, amenities, dining options, and shady parks to relax and enjoy views across Moreton Bay.

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  • Scarborough Foreshore

    If it’s a seaside adventure you are after, the Scarborough Foreshore makes for a great day out with accessible pathways, shady parks and lots to see and do.

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  • Woorim Beach Accessible Pathway

    After your trip down onto the golden sands of Woorim Beach, continue your seaside experience by following the Accessible Pathway to the Edwin Schrag Lookout. Weave in and around the trees and shaded grass areas as you take in the island sights, sounds and smells.

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Fishing

There's no doubt that jetty's in the Moreton Bay Region are great spots to throw in a fishing line. They are the perfect places for families to enjoy a day of relaxed fishing, with a rich supply of whiting waiting for the dinner plate.

  • Bongaree Jetty

    The seaside experience on Bribie Island isn’t complete without a visit to Bongaree Jetty, where you can enjoy the calm waters, a group picnic, and waterfront views.

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  • Hornibrook Pier

    Hornibrook Pier is the remaining historical remnant of the Hornibrook Bridge, a highway which connected the Redcliffe Peninsula to Brisbane’s northern suburbs.

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  • Redcliffe Jetty

    Redcliffe Jetty is one of the Moreton Bay Region's most identifiable landmarks, and it makes for a great day out with something for all ages and abilities.

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  • Woody Point Jetty

    The Jetty offers a stable and spacious surface for wheelchairs, stretching out across the calm waters of Moreton Bay.

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Beaches

Relax and soak up the sunshine at one of the Moreton Bay Regions many beaches, from accessible beach matting and free beach wheelchair hire at Woorim Surf Beach to throwing in a fishing line at one of our many jetty's. Have a companion or support dog? Well happy news, we have off-leash dog friendly beaches at Captain Cook Parade Park and Apex Park located along the Deception Bay Foreshore accessible pathway. Also note, Red Beach on Bribie Island is also off-leash, but is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Apex Park

    Located across the road from Captain Cook Parade Park and the Deception Bay Foreshore, Apex Park includes play equipment set in a sandpit, picnic shelters, BBQs, and accessible toilets.

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  • Captain Cook Parade Park

    Tucked away in a shady spot off the main road and right on the waterfront, Captain Cook Parade Park offers a quiet retreat from the everyday.

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  • Edwin Schrag Lookout

    Edwin Schrag Lookout is a great place to enjoy views across the water and take in the fresh, island air.

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  • Margate Beach

    Golden sand and calm waters make Margate Beach a favourite dipping spot for families with young children. It is considered the ‘quieter’ option if you want to avoid beach crowds during the week.

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Leslie Patrick Pack All Abilities playground from a drone picture
Leslie Patrick Park at Arana Hills includes pathway walks and all abilities playground

Parks

Playgrounds are for everyone! Moreton Bay Regional Council is dedicated to providing play and outdoor spaces that cater for all abilities, from Liberty Swings and accessible pathway walks to sensory gardens and tactile objects, these parks are designed to be inclusive and fun.

  • Apex Park

    Located across the road from Captain Cook Parade Park and the Deception Bay Foreshore, Apex Park includes play equipment set in a sandpit, picnic shelters, BBQs, and accessible toilets.

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  • Bancroft Park

    Located opposite the Deception Bay Library on an elevated block, Bancroft Park offers stunning views of the bay with all the comforts and amenities

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  • Bluey Piva Park

    Bluey Piva Park is a medium-sized park located at the entrance to Woorim Beach, and to the left of the Bribie Island Surf Club.

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  • Boama Park

    Boama Park is a large, open grassy park with street parking, a basketball court, picnic shelters, and BBQ facilities.

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  • Brennan Park

    Brennan Park is a large, shady venue with something to keep everyone entertained. It has amazing water views and accessible amenities all on hand. There is a playground adjacent to restaurants and takeaway stores, complete with a looped flying fox and colourful play equipment

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  • Captain Cook Parade Park

    Tucked away in a shady spot off the main road and right on the waterfront, Captain Cook Parade Park offers a quiet retreat from the everyday.

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  • Edwin Schrag Park

    Located at the southern end of the Woorim foreshore on a leafy seaside strip, it’s no surprise that Edwin Schrag Park is a popular spot for weddings and events.

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  • Esplanade South Park

    Once you reach Esplanade South Park along the Foreshore Accessible Pathway, the mangroves and trees open up to beautiful water views on your right.

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  • Jamieson Park

    This large grassy park overlooks the water and has plenty of amenities, including an accessible toilet block, playground with carousel, street parking, and covered picnic areas.

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  • Lake Eden, North Lakes

    Lake Eden at North Lakes is a beautiful, man-made lake surrounded by greenspace and teeming with wildlife. Take your time and enjoy the water views as you make your way around the wheelchair-accessible pathways and boardwalks.

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  • Lemke Park, Albany Creek

    Nestled in a leafy residential area and close to shops, Lemke Park at Albany Creek is a well-maintained park with flat paths, shaded seating areas, a BBQ, and automated Exeloo accessible toilet.

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  • Leslie Patrick Park, Arana Hills – The Hills District All Abilities Playground

    With a sensory garden, Braille, accessible carousel, adaptive disability swings, and colourful ‘honey bee’ artwork, Leslie Patrick Park All Abilities Playground is perfect for a group BBQ and outdoor play.

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  • Lions Park, Woorim

    If you need a shady place to retreat in the hotter months after exploring Bribie’s beautiful beaches, Lions Park at Woorim is the perfect spot for a picnic and play.

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  • Pelican Park, Clontarf

    Overlooking the beautiful Bramble Bay, Pelican Park at Clontarf is known for its front-row views of popular water sports, play area with a wheelchair-friendly Liberty Swing, kite flying, and pelican feeding experience.

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  • Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine

    With plenty of shaded pathways, picnic shelters and wide-open green space, Pine Rivers Park at Strathpine is a popular spot for a BBQ or group day out.

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  • Pumicestone Lions Park

    The last stop before the Bribie Bridge when heading north along the Bongaree Foreshore is Pumicestone Lions Park. This is a great picnic spot to finish your day, with plenty of amenities for your comfort and viewing spots across to the mainland.

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Osprey House Education Centre has accessible boardwalks and an education centre
Osprey House Education Centre has accessible boardwalks and an education centre

Spaces

Moreton Bay Region is home to spaces that have been verified as being accessible, from environmental centre to museums and galleries.

Accessible pathways at the Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC)
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Connect with locals for additional accessible travel support

To discover more accessible beaches, parks and spaces which have been verified by our local community, but haven't quite made it to our website, join our Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/AccessibleMoretonBayRegion/

We will continue to add new listings, including tourism experiences, accommodation and hospitality providers, to this website as verified information becomes available, so we appreciate your reviews and contributions.

Share your accessible travel experience in the Moreton Bay Region by guest posting on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/visitmoretonbayregion