Macleay Island is the perfect day trip getaway while on holiday or a short break in Queensland, Australia. Macleay Island is located in Moreton Bay, off the coast Southeast Queensland and 75 minutes from Brisbane. It is one of four islands located in Moreton Bay. It is easily accessible by ferry from Redland Bay. Island is a relaxed and peaceful destination, and has picturesque sandy beaches and mangroves. It hosts a variety of recreational opportunities, such as picnicking, barbecues, fishing, swimming, and sailing, where you can enjoy seaside activities and beautiful panoramic views of the bay. Pat’s Point is a popular locale for picnics and swimming. The island also features boat, bowling and golfing clubs. Affordable shopping including cafes, restaurants, supermarkets and entertainment is located in the heart of the town. Macleay Island has something for everyone.
Check out the Blue Parrot Café on Macleay Island, it is so welcoming with is tropical architecture and design in a picture perfect setting with most beautiful views of the bay overlooking Karragarra Island. Not only the setting is perfect but the food is too boasting a menu packed with traditional and exotic dishes. Whether its break, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner you won’t be disappointed with all they have to offer, the picturesque setting alone is worth the trip. Besides the regular menu they have list of daily specials that prepared by their chef with fresh herbs grown in their own garden.