Russell Island via , Karragarra Macleay Island
The launch point is from the
Redland Bay ferry terminal, Esplanade Street, . Redland Bay
From the launch point use the Beacon to Beacon directory or a relevant chart to determine your direction and bearing to Macleay Island first, then Karragarra Island and finally to Russell Island.
You will need to return to the
A water taxi can be called for the return journey to the mainland return as an alternative.
How to get there
Distance/Time to allow
This is an approximately 25 Km round trip, and allow about two hours each way, with one hour at Russell Island for lunch.
What to expect – Wind, Tide, Hazards
The wind is seasonal. You need to plan your paddle with reference to the tide book as it is best to paddle on a slack tide.
There are a number of hazards to watch out for, and they include sand banks at low tide, and to ensure that you follow the beacons marking the channel.
Camping Facilities, Accommodation
Food available (coffee shop) on
Maritime Safety QueenslandÕs Beacon to Beacon directory