North Stradbroke Island beaches

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    THE ISLAND'S BEACH ARE GREAT FOR VARIOUS WATER ACTIVITIES, OR JUST LAZING YOUR DAY AWAY AT: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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    THERE ARE PLENTY OF WHITE SANDY BEACHES LOCATED ALL THE WAY AROUND THE ISLAND: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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    SOME OF THE BEACHES ARE PERFECT PLACES TO PITCH A TENT AND CAMP UNDER THE STARS: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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BeachesNorth Stradbroke Island beaches

North Stradbroke Island's popular beaches

There are plenty of great white sandy beaches located all the way around North Stradbroke Island. There are the surf beaches on the eastern side of the island and there are also plenty of more protected beaches on the western and northern sides of the island. The island's beaches make it an ideal location for surfing, swimming and other water activities.

The main beaches include:

 

Main Beach

This beach stretches along most of the eastern side of the island. You will easily find a secluded stretch of beach here. In the right conditions you can find some decent waves for surfing. Be wary if you are planning on swimming as the beach is quite exposed to strong swells and currents. You are best to stick to the northern end of the beach, which is patrolled by lifesavers at peak times of the year.

 

Cylinder Beach

This beach is usually more protected from the swells and is usually a safer place to swim than Main Beach. It is also a popular surfing spot, as the point produces a very nice wave in the right conditions.

 

Home Beach

This beach is accessed via a 4WD track near Adder Rock campground or a walking track from the main road. This beach is a nice spot for swimming and is also popular with campers.

 

Deadman's Beach and Frenchman's Beach

These beaches are generally not safe for swimming, but are a nice places to explore.

 

Flinders Beach

This more protected beach is located between Amity Point and Point Lookout. The beach has a beachfront campsite, and is accessible only be 4WD from Amity Point or Point Lookout.