South Stradbroke Tourism

Get lost in the beauty of nature on the South Stradbroke Island that beautifies the northern end of the Gold Coast. What better than a beach holiday take take you away from the daily hustle and bustle?

While the Gold Coast of Australia is home to plenty of beaches, South Stradbroke is an island in itself featuring crystal clear water, water sports, the peace and calmness of nature, the yummy seafood and a lot more. Everything you're looking for in an ideal vacation is hidden in a day trip to this mesmerizing island.

Given the nickname Straddie, this island is the second largest sand island in the world with a 38 kilometer length and a width of 11 kilometer. The island isn't all that a secluded place as it is home to a population of 2500 residents.

Essential travel information and South Stradbroke tips for your visit

  • Carry mosquito repellent.
  • Carry sunscreen.
  • Know the pollution level of South Stradbroke before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.92 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.44 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.47 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.47 (Very Low)
  • How safe is South Stradbroke for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in South Stradbroke.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.61 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.08 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.29 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.68 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.68 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.34 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.81 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.82 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.1 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.49 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.94 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.79 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.43 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of South Stradbroke is 193.39 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.19 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.68 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.09 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.74 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.04 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.12 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 107.25 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in South Stradbroke

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.3 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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