Where is Russell Island

Russell Island is situated just off the coast of Brisbane, Queensland Australia.

It was first settled in 1866  and become a major supply of fruit and vegetables to the Brisbane market and supplied Australia with oysters from the many oyster farms throughout the area .

Weinam Creek Marina, Redland Bay

Bay Island Transit

Stradbroke Ferries


Nestled in behind the great sand Island of North Stradbroke and surrounded by the picturesque waters of the Southern Moreton Bay Island Marine Park.

Tranquillity is the key to living on Russell, It has a quiet easy living lifestyle, great fishing within the sheltered waters of the marine park, and mud crabbing at the bottom of your front yard.  The bird life is unbelievable, and is one of 125 recognised sanctuaries for birdlife in the world.  

Russell is a short 15 minute express water taxi ride from Redland Bay  or as the locals call it “around the world “ trip if you include the other 3 islands within the Southern Moreton Bay region.  

If you wish to take a leisurely 45 minute boat trip north from Russell you will pass Peel Island to North Stradbroke Island where you can watch the whales as they migrate north to the warmer waters to give birth to their young.  


Enjoying the Canaipa Passage

15 minute south takes you through the picturesque waters of Canaipa Passage to “jumpinpin” where you can go out to sea and enjoy the experience of deep sea fishing.





A  further 15 minutes south, sheltered all the way from North & South Stradbroke Islands is the tourist Mecca of the Gold Coast where you can enjoy the theme parks, Treasury Casino  and many other tourist attractions  that are on the Gold Coast of Queensland.



Gold Coast Queensland


There would be no other place in the world where you can be 1hour away from the capitals CBD, International Airport and live within the pristine waters of a natural marine park.

The island of Russell has been Queensland best kept secret but once found the popularity and pricing will change dramatically.    This is your chance to look at investing in the islands future and enjoy the life style it can offer.

Russell Island has all the amenities required to enjoy a healthy lifestyle, great medical services, local shopping centre and swimming pool.  Many sports facilities are scattered throughout the Southern Moreton Island Group.

Within 30min travel from the gateway to Russell, Redland Bay, there are 5 major shopping centres, 2 hospitals, 4 Private & 5 public schools, golf courses galore so isolation is not a key word, enjoyment is.

So please feel free to browse through our web site to look at the life style you are missing.  If you have any further queries just send us an email