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Karragarra & Macleay Islands Tour for Two

Duration: full day People: 2

Available In: Treats for Monsieur Treats for Madame Moments for two

Partner Name: Bay Islands Art and Scenic Tours

Address: 4 Eagle Street , Macleay Island 4184 QLD

I will meet you at Redland Bay Ferry Terminal outside the jetty in front of the tourist information centre and opposite the bus station. I will be wearing a T-shirt with my logo or something orange. Please arrive 10 minutes before departure.

It takes 15 minutes from Redland Bay across the inner bay waters to reach Karragarra Island which will be our first stop.

Timeline / Itinerary:

-8.25 am: Meet at Redland Bay Ferry Terminal ( 8.50 am on Saturday )

-8.35 am: Depart for Karragarra Island ( 9.00 am on Saturday )

-10.45 am: Depart for Macleay Island ( 11.15 am on Saturday)

-3.33 pm: Depart for Redland Bay ( 3.43 pm on Saturday)

KARRAGARRA ISLAND:

-Meet, greet and introduce myself and the islands.

-Walk along scenic Esplanade to the island’s beautiful community gardens to see and learn great ideas on how to create an organic garden with edible flowers, a shed and a compost, a worm farm and more.

-Morning tea will be provided before a short walk to Robyn’s pottery workshop and studio.

-Circled return walk to the jetty to catch a ferry to Macleay Island.

MACLEAY ISLAND:

We will drive along the island following the heritage trail and visit local artists and crafts people.

Highlights:

-The historical relics of saltworks, distillery and lime kiln.

-Tim O’Shea Wetlands – a protected area with a permanent freshwater hole and a fascinating historical past.

-The Tingira Boat Club, the Art Gallery with pottery shed, and the Bowls Club (optional stop for a drink/food to buy).

-Short scenic walk along the picturesque road from Dalpura beach to Pat’s Park at the tip of the island.

-Drive along the eastern side of the island enjoying the spectacular views.

-Corroboree Park and the waterhole (historical significance).

-Perulpa Island – a small island attached to Macleay Island by a road causeway.

2.30 pm – Afternoon tea: A healthy and delicious food platter at a local home with vegetarian and non vegetarian options. ( The timing is approximate and flexible. )

2.45 pm – 3.15 pm Workshop & rest: Copper art class : all material and tools provided.

3.20 pm – Departure for the jetty for Redland Bay ( 3.30 pm on Saturdays )

Experience includes:
  • morning & afternoon tea provided with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options

Important Information:
  • The departure to Karragarra Island is at: 8.35 am on weekdays ( 9.00 am on Saturdays )

  • The ferry cost from and to Redland Bay is NOT included in the price. There is no ferry cost between the islands.

  • During the day departures travel clock & anti-clockwise around the four Islands.