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Must Try Activities in Redcliffe – Queensland's First Settlement

Redcliffe is a town rich in history; the first European settlement of Queensland took place there in 1824. Located on a beautiful peninsula jutting over Moreton Bay Redcliffe is just 35kms from Brisbane.

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Enjoy a Meal at Shield Street Café

This charming and cosy café is located on the northern end of Redcliffe. A family friendly place the café offers a large terrace where you can chill with friends and enjoy the food. The grub is just right for an evening of friendly chatter; choose from bowls of fresh fruit, crunchy salads, chicken Parma, juicy old fashioned burghers and a variety of wraps. The café is open from 7 am to 2 pm and is located at 33 Prince Edward Pde.

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Amble Along 'Bee Gees Way'

Named after the towns favourite siblings this beautiful alley pays tribute to the iconic brothers. The alley is dedicated to the Bee Gee with recorded anecdotes, a fine collection of photos, entertaining videos and amusing anecdotes. Brochures are available at the visitors centre elaborating more on the group and what is displayed at Bee Gees Way.

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Grace the 'Rustic Olive' for a Taste of Italian in Queensland

Located on Radcliffe's main street this restaurant dishes out some authentic Italian cuisine. On offer is a range of salads, pastas, meaty dishes and pizzas. The restaurant is open from 10 am to 2.30 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm Tuesday to Saturday. And on Sundays from 10.30 am onwards.

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Experience the Redcliffe Festival

This is Radcliffe's annual party that takes place for about 3 weeks across August and September. A marvellous dose of culture is in store for participants in the form of historical re-enactments. In addition you can enjoy sampling food at a variety of food stalls, browsing local markets and taking in the sights consisting of beautiful light displays. The Redcliffe Festival also includes a kite show and loads of live entertainment. Mind you accommodation at this time can be sparse; so book early. For the best accommodation Redcliffe QLD has to offer do consider property overlooking scenic Moreton Bay. The area home to Oaks Mon Komo is ideal for swimming in Settlement Cove Lagoon and enjoying expansive views across the bay and its islands.

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Browse the Redcliffe Markets

The perfect experience; the fabulous markets of Redcliffe are quite a treat. Look forward to buying fresh produce and savouring readymade snacks and meals. Scour the arts and crafts stalls for the perfect souvenir, select the perfect gift and enjoy the holiday atmosphere punctuated with sounds of live music. The markets are generally open from 6 am to noon and held around Redcliffe Foreshore or Redcliffe Pde.

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Explore Redcliffe Museum

Located within an old church the Redcliffe Museum is a treat to explore. Chronicling the town's vibrant history the place has very informative displays in the form of narrative films, personal accounts from old locals and vintage artefacts. The museum is open from 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday to Sunday.

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