Welcome to Bay Islands Info – A site dedicated to bringing you the best and most up-to-date information about the Southern Moreton Bay Islands. On this site you will find a number of services that we provide to the local community.
Some of these services include:
- Up-to-date business directory
- Up-to-date local events calendar
- Our exclusive Ferry Planner that lets you organise your travels around the islands
- Information about the 4 beautiful islands in our local community (Macleay, Russell, Lamb, Karragarra)
- Our brand new iPhone app called Bay Islands Guide that contains our Ferry Planner. We are adding our Business Directory to the app in version 2, scheduled for release mid-2014.
Where possible, we like to source our news, photographs & information from the local community. If you would like to contribute to making this site an even better source of information, please contact us.
Southern Moreton Bay Islands – How to get there
Bay Islands Transit System operates a fast and comfortable ferry service to Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra Islands. Ferries depart approximately every half hour from the Redland Bay Ferry Terminal (Weinam Creek) located on Banana Street, Redland Bay. For exact times, you can use our Bay Islands Guide iPhone app, or our exclusive Ferry Planner.
TransLink’s go card, single tickets and passes are accepted on Southern Moreton Bay Islands passenger ferry services.
Concessions are available (with a valid concession card) and fares using go card are 30% cheaper than a single paper ticket.
A Closer Look
Looking for a local business? No worries, take a look at our Business Directory.
Perhaps you are trying to find what is happening around the islands at the moment? Not a problem, our Events Calendar can help you out!
No matter which island you are visiting, we have general information on them all. Yep, Macleay, Karragarra, Lamb and Russell Islands. We also have plans for an interactive tour guide to help you get around.
When travelling to or from the mainland, you can use our handy Ferry Planner or get our brand new Bay Islands Guide app for iPhone and Android. Dont forget, you can travel interisland for FREE, so dont be shy to explore. If you need car hire whilst on the islands, John Coles in the man to speak to on Macleay Island, and Mud Crub Rentals on can get you mobile on Russell Island.
If you’ve got kids, why not bring their skateboards and scooters and let them have a go on the brand new $500,000 Macleay Island Skate Park, which opened in April 2014.
Fancy a bike ride? If you’re on Macleay Island, there are many beautiful tracks that you can explore. If you need to hire a bike, give Macleay Island Bike Hire a call. They can even meet you at the ferry with a bike for you.
Perhaps take a short stroll around Lamb or Karragarra Islands. There is a lovely swimming enclosure on Karragarra Island, just a short walk from the ferry terminal. Lamb Island features a lovely little club, sporting field, and a general store.
Russell Island is the largest of the 4 islands, and is home to the local swimming pool, brand new international standard sporting fields, some lovely waterfront attractions such as ‘Sandy Beach’ and ‘Rocky Point’.
Whatever it is you are doing on the islands, enjoy yourself, but remember to take any litter with you. Keep our islands beautiful!
Visit the Southern Moreton Bay Islands
Would you like to see more? Check out this beautiful video that was filmed, edited, released by Russell Island local, Travis Place.