Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Russell Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Russell Island. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Dreamworld and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Russell Island

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Russell Island has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dreamworld (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Carbrook Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Sirromet Wines (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • North Stradbroke Island Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Russell Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Russell Island is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Stradbroke Island (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Blue Lake National Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Brown Lake Conservation Area (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • WhiteWater World (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Daisy Hill Conservation Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Underwood Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Russell Island

Fly into Brisbane, QLD (BNE), the closest airport, located 25.4 mi (40.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Russell Island?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 72 vacation rentals near Russell Island. From 48 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Russell Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,393 vacation rentals
  • Mount Tamborine Winery: 1,836 vacation rentals
  • Daisy Hill Koala Centre: 575 vacation rentals
  • Amity Point Community Centre: 381 vacation rentals
  • Flinders Beach: 371 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Russell Island 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 Russell Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 48 Houses in Russell Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Russell Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Russell Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Russell Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Russell Island

    Brisbane City
    945 vacation rentals
    Gold Coast
    2,741 vacation rentals
    Surfers Paradise
    1,881 vacation rentals
    North Stradbroke Island
    362 vacation rentals
    Main Beach
    1,837 vacation rentals
    Tamborine Mountain
    199 vacation rentals
    Hope Island
    1,167 vacation rentals
    1,849 vacation rentals
    Point Lookout
    231 vacation rentals
    1,660 vacation rentals
    Biggera Waters
    1,656 vacation rentals
    South Stradbroke
    1,648 vacation rentals
    207 vacation rentals
    456 vacation rentals
    1,761 vacation rentals
    Gold Coast Hinterland
    2,538 vacation rentals
    Runaway Bay
    1,622 vacation rentals
    1,712 vacation rentals
    394 vacation rentals
    Mount Gravatt East
    463 vacation rentals