Coochiemudlo Island Foreshore
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: -27.5744002, 153.3233285

  • End: -27.57437, 153.32361

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Coochiemudlo Island

  • Distance from state capital: --

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.5744002

  • Longitude: 153.3233285

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Coochiemudlo Island Foreshore is a 5km, grade 2 Return hike located in Coochiemudlo Island Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Circumnavigation of Coochiemudlo Island along the beach, foreshore area, shared road, footpath, past environmental reserves and Moreton Bay. The island supports a sizeable curlew community and has unique specimens of mature Bribie Island Pines, Scribbly Gums and Brush Box. The island is easily reached by a short ferry trip from Victoria Point. Although Coochie, as the island is known locally, is only five square kilometres in size, it boasts more than four kilometres of beautiful safe beaches, which are ideal for the kids.

About the region

Coochiemudlo Island is a small island in the southern part of Moreton Bay, near Brisbane, in South East Queensland, Australia. It is also the name of the locality upon the island, but the town is officially called Coochie, both of which are within the local government area of Redland City.

The island is approximately 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) from Victoria Point, also in Redland City. A natural cliff composed of iron-rich rock is exposed on the south western side of the island. Sandy beaches wrap around the island’s southern, eastern and northern sides. Mangroves cover the western foreshore of the island.


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Queensland.com

 

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