Destination guide

The tranquil area of South Stradbroke Island awaits your stay

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in South Stradbroke Island. Travelers like the restaurants, kayaking and biking in this relaxing and romantic city. Dreamworld and Sea World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in South Stradbroke Island

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes South Stradbroke Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dreamworld (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Sea World (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Ian Dipple Lagoon (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Lakeside Country Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in South Stradbroke Island

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Stradbroke Island

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what South Stradbroke Island has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, South Stradbroke Island is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Doug Jennings Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Harley Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Ian Dipple Lagoon (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • WhiteWater World (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Philip Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around South Stradbroke Island

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 22.7 mi (36.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around South Stradbroke?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,647 vacation rentals near South Stradbroke. From 462 Houses to 1,068 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Stradbroke are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to South Stradbroke?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in South Stradbroke. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,444 vacation rentals
  • Coolangatta Beach: 2,576 vacation rentals
  • Jupiters Casino: 2,544 vacation rentals
  • Snapper Rocks: 2,569 vacation rentals
  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,383 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Stradbroke listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Stradbroke?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 462 Houses in South Stradbroke. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Stradbroke include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,068 rentals available
  • Villas: 34 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Stradbroke?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,291 vacation rentals with pool available in South Stradbroke. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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