King Island Wellington Point, Walking At Low Tide

King Island Wellington Point

The 2km walk to King Island Wellington Point is a must do activity. Wellington Point is located in the Redlands. Travelling from Brisbane’s CBD is under 40 minutes at off-peak times. The walk is suitable for all ages however I recommend shoes for the little ones at the shells along the beach can be quite sharp on soft feet.


King Island Wellington Point is reserved as a conversation area. As you arrive you can hear the birds chirping throughout the mangrove trees. You can experience solitude even among other people walking to the island as the noise of the traffic and suburbia is left behind.

You can read about the history of King Island on the plaques provided and walk to the very end where the view of the coast is lengthy. For safety reasons its important to set off at the lowest tide with children and little legs get tired. You want to make it back before the tides returns.



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The walk to King Island is a great way to tire your kids out!


When you return from King Island you can have a bite to eat at the local Cafe’s on offer or enjoy a packed lunch at the playground. The main playground has recently been refurbished and the huge climbing trees have been reinforced.



Closer to the Jetty there are other picnic areas you can take advantage of if you prefer more privacy.

VIDEO: Walking To King Island Wellington Point

During summer Wellington Point gets very busy on the weekends. On good wind days you will be able to enjoy watching the parasailing but be sure to arrive early and catch a parking space as people tend to spend the entire day. You can access Wellington Point Beach tide times HERE

Wellington Point Reserve has public Toilets & Shower Facilities as well as pathway access along the esplanade. Shaded picnic and BBQ facilities are available but limited.

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