Macleay Island is just six and a half kilometres long and four kilometres wide at its very widest point. This picturesque island is part of the Moreton Bay Marine Park and can be found at the south end of the large and lovely Moreton Bay. The island is located just 30kms from the city of Brisbane and many of the city’s residents have holiday homes there.
In fact, Maclaeay Island boasts a population of around two thousand people. Those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life will find plenty of excellent properties to choose from on this picturesque island, all of which offer stunning views. Whether you choose to relocate to Macleay Island or wish to purchase a holiday getaway, there are some excellent options to choose from.
The island’s close proximity to the city of Brisbane means that people who do decide to make Macleay Island their new home will be able to travel to the big city whenever they choose. A regular boat travels to the mainland and it takes just a few minutes to cross the water.
Spending time on the beautiful beaches is one of the most popular pastimes among the residents of Macleay Island. This enchanting island boasts several stretches of golden sand that sun worshippers are sure to love, while the waters that surround the island are cool and clear and area ideal for practicing water sports such as snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing and swimming.
Talking a walk through the forest that covers the heart of Macleay Island is another enchanting island activity. The tiny Perulpa Island is attached to Macleay Island by a causeway and is another great place that is just waiting to be explored by people who are looking for a change of pace and decide to relocate to Maclaey Island.