Victoria Pt to Blakesleys Anchorage, Moreton Bay

Victoria Point to Blakesleys Anchorage, Moreton Bay                 


The paddle


The launch point is from the boat ramp at Victoria Point.


From the launch point use the Beacon to Beacon directory or a relevant chart to determine your direction and bearing to Blakesleys Anchorage on North Stradbroke Island.


You will need to return to the Victoria Point boat ramp by reversing your route after your activities on North Stradbroke Island.


How to get there


From the Cleveland Ð Redland Bay Road, Victoria Point turn into Colburn Avenue or Benefer Road (which eventually merges into Colburn Avenue). Follow Colburn Avenue until you reach the boat ramp near the Air Sea Rescue.


Distance/Time to allow


This is an approximately 20 Km round trip, and allow about two to three hours each way.


What to expect Ð water conditions, etc


You need to plan your paddle with reference to the tide book as it is best to paddle on a slack tide.


You will need to keep a watch for sandbanks at low tide.


Camping facilities, accommodation, etc


There is a camping ground but there are no facilities so you will need to bring your own food and water. Though a good overnight area.


Other attractions in the area


Fishing and yabbies available in the area.


Other useful information


Blakesleys Anchorage is popular with boats.