Scarborough is a bustling seaside town situated on the northern end of the Redcliffe Peninsula. Scarborough is home to “Australia’s friendliest beach” and is renowned for its delectable seafood, themed playgrounds and relaxed beachfront vibes.
Things to do in Scarborough
For a dose of history, head to the Redcliffe Museum, encompassing more than 200 years of European history. Watch the reel in the old Pier Theatre, examine the famed government boat that ferried officers from New South Wales to Queensland and check out the exhibition dedicated to the Bee Gees.
Get some fresh air down at Scarborough Beach Park. Grab a cup of coffee from Valori Espresso across the road and stroll down the shoreline or enjoy a picnic beneath the Norfolk Pines. Let your kids play on the pirate and train playground, hop on the giant jumping pillow and climb the low-hanging cotton trees.
Looking for an outdoor adventure? Embark on a journey with Dolphin Wild Island Cruise. You can go dolphin sighting down to Moreton Island, try snorkelling around the Tangalooma wrecks or go for a swim in Moreton Bay after enjoying a buffet lunch.
When you’ve worked up an appetite, head to the Boat Shed, situated in Scarborough Park. Enjoy fish and chips or a selection of calamari while soaking in the picturesque views along the Scarborough Waterfront.
Getting around Scarborough
Scarborough is about one hour’s drive from the centre of Brisbane. The easiest way to get around is by car or taxi.