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Toorbul

About Toorbul

A picturesque coastal township, Toorbul is bounded on the east by Pumicestone Channel, to the north by Elimbah Creek and to the south by Ningi Creek. There are a number of low flat islands immediately off the coast which are included within the locality including Parrot Island and Shag Island.

This serene town is located on a quiet stretch of beach is one of the best kept secret places to visit in Queensland for fishing aficionados.

Don’t be surprised if you spot Kangaroos wandering the streets in the late afternoon or early mornings, they are all locals too making this a truly unique destination.

Town facilities include a caravan park, a hotel, a community hall and a local store. A foreshore reserve along Pumicestone Channel has several boat ramps.

There are no schools in Toorbul, but there are primary and secondary schools in neighbouring suburb of Caboolture.

History of Toorbul

It is thought that the suburb name resembles that of an Aboriginal clan in the area.

Toorbul was surveyed in 1868, and farms were taken up soon afterwards. It continued as a rural community until the 1940s.

During World War II Toorbul Point and Bribie Island were military/defence areas, with Toorbul being used for amphibious and commando training.

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