About Macleay Island

View from the Bowls Club Macleay Is
View from the Bowls Club Macleay Island

Macleay Island is part of the Redland City, Queensland and the second largest island in the group of islands known as the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI).  Perulpa Island is attached to Macleay Island by a causeway and is held as a part of Macleay Island.

Looking out from macleay is

Macleay Island has great natural beauty including sandy beaches, rainforest, rocky shores, mangrove foreshores and views to the mainland, North Stradbroke Island and towards Moreton Island.

Its all about lifestyle
Its all about lifestyle

All four islands known as the SMBI’s are situated in the Moreton Bay Marine Park.

Cow Bay Conservation area signage
Cow Bay Conservation Area

Macleay boasts a range of recreational and commercial precincts.

Macleay Island Golf Club
Macleay Island Golf Club
Macleay Is Skate Board Park
Macleay Is Skate Board Park
Macleay Is Art Complex signage
Macleay Is Art Complex
Macleay Is Art Gallery inside 2
Macleay Is Art Gallery
Macleay Is Art Gallery inside
Macleay Is Art Gallery

Macleay Island is known for the largest group of artists in such a small community.  They boast over 250 artists with a population of approximately 4000.

Macleay Is artists art work
Macleay Is artists art work
Macleay Is LIbrary
Macleay Is Library

There are a range of shops that provide groceries, take-aways, health store, cafes, organic farm produce, hardware, vehicle sales, bakeries, nic nacks, real estate offices, clothes, butcher, etc.

Emerald Isle Shopping Centre
Emerald Isle Shopping Centre
Southsea Shopping Village
Southsea Shopping Village
More shops
Spar Shopping Centre
Medical centre
Medical centre
Macleay Is Recreation Hall
Macleay Is Recreation Hall
BICSI Macleay Is Opp Shop
BICSI Macleay Is Opp Shop

All the usual community services can be found on Macleay Island including Fire, Ambulance, Post Office, Police Station, Primary School, Childcare Centre,  pharmacy, medical and pathology,

Fire and Ambulance station
Fire and Ambulance station

Most trades needed are available like plumbers, electricians, builders, handyman, mowing, tilers, plasterers, glaziers, etc.

Living on Macleay Island is easy and comfortable with a unique island lifestyle.

Travelling by ferry or vehicular barges are the means of transportation off and onto the island.

Vehicular Barge
Vehicular Barge