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.