Sutton’s Beach in the Moreton Bay Region is a patrolled beach, perfect for little ones or swimmers after a gentle paddle. The small waves provide a fun splash for kids and a refreshing dip for all ages with the stunning backdrop of Moreton Island. There are beach showers available to ensure you don’t take the beach home with you. Remember to be sun smart and stay safe.
If you’re looking for a day out for the whole family that doesn’t cost the earth, Sutton's Beach is a great destination. With free parking, ample grass areas for picnics, free BBQ’s and winding bike tracks with views for miles. There are picnic tables and amenities available making this one of Redcliffe’s most popular weekend destinations.
Many childhood memories invoke building sandcastles and running around in the sun. As well as the fun of the beach, Sutton's Beach Playground is a fenced area where children can play safely and use their imagination to conjure adventures of pirates in this fort style playground. There are shade sails over most of the playground, which provide shade during most of the day.
There is a bike path running along the coastline of the peninsula, which is a fantastic way to take in the glorious beauty of the variety of aspects of this piece of paradise. This shared path is also suitable for wheelchairs. Those with younger babies can enjoy a lovely stroll with prams and take in the sea breeze.
Follow the bike path heading south towards Woody Point and check out the Gayundah Wreck and take in the glorious waters of Moreton Bay along the way. The scenic path offers a lot of shade and benches along the way as well as water fountains to fill your water bottles. The path is dog friendly and there are dog bowls along the path to keep your pets hydrated. Moreton Bay Council provides a network of doggy doo dispenser bags and special animal waste bins throughout the area to keep the peninsula beautiful.
A short stroll in any direction from Suttons Beach leads to a number of fish & chip shops, cafes, restaurants and boutique shops. Grab an ice cream and explore the arcades and hidden treasures in the alleyways, which make for a unique shopping experience.
40 min drive north of Brisbane City, there are many free car parks all over the peninsula with a large free car park located at Suttons Beach. Hornibrook and Kangaroo bus lines connect from Brisbane and Caboolture respectively. You can catch a metropolitan train service to nearby Sandgate with regular bus services connecting to Redcliffe.
Sutton's Beach is home to many fun family events on the Redcliffe Peninsula. Local business Pilpel by the Sea hosts regular movie nights and foodie events, PLUS every Easter Good Friday, Sutton becomes a small city of marques with the annual Redcliffe Festival of Sails!