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Woody Point

About Woody Point

A picturesque relaxed seaside village located on the southern tip of the Redcliffe Peninsula.

The Redcliffe peninsula is comprised of the suburbs; Redcliffe, Margate, Woody Point, Scarborough, Kippa-Ring, Clontarf, Newport and Rothwell.

Woody Point beaches are most loved element of the suburb with locals heading outdoors to enjoy everything from sailing, swimming, walking, riding or simply lying on the beach.


Woody Point had two schools Southern Cross Catholic College and Woody Point Special School. Additional schools are located in neighbouring suburbs.

Located along the foreshore are a number of cafes, restaurants, retail boutique stores, as well as stand-along corner shops throughout the suburb.

Things to see and do in Woody Point

  • Woody Point Jetty
  • Crockatt Park
  • The Belvedere
  • Redcliffe Parkour Park
  • Scotts Point Beach

History of Woody Point

Woody Point is historically significant as the landing spot of Mathew Flinders in 1799.

Much of the peninsula was subdivided into farm lots in the early 1870s, but settlement was sparse. The construction of the peninsula's first significant jetty at Woody Point in 1882, brought about some development.

The Belvedere was first built in the 1890s as a boarding house by Mrs Jamison. She later sold the premise to Thomas Snook who then converted it into a hotel and pub in 1901.

Woody Point was the first stopping place after crossing Bramble Bay on the Hornibrook Highway (1935). It tended to draw people after an outing of fish and chips on the foreshore.

Woody Point is the final resting place of the heavily armed 'Gayundah' warship wreck which first took to the water in 1885 before being decommissioned in 1958.

Residential redevelopment - apartments and units was concentrated around the Redcliffe and Scarborough beaches in the 1980s-90s, but by the 2000s developers reconsidered Woody Point.

The Latest Woody Point News

Local News   •   25-11-2021  •   Jodie Powell

New seawall shoring up Woody Point

The seawall at Woody Point will be rebuilt in coming years to protect against future rises in sea levels. Find out what's happening...…

Local News   •   22-7-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Aussie Test and Qld stars coming to Peninsula for centenary T20

A host of Australian and Queensland greats will turn back the clock at Peninsula Cricket Club’s Filmer Park ground on Saturday, August 7.…

Local News   •   21-7-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Peninsula to host star-studded centenary celebration

Peninsula Cricket Club will play a major role in the centenary celebrations of the Warehouse Cricket Association (WCA) with Queensland and Australian stars heading to Woody Point.…

Traffic & Transport   •   14-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Jetty 2 Jetty race steeped in history

The countdown is on for this year’s Jetty 2 Jetty – find out which roads will be closed for the event and read a little about the race’s proud history……

Local News   •   11-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Young musician reaching for the stars

Woody Point musician Josh Crawford is excited to be one of only five musicians in Queensland and the Northern Territory chosen for a mentorship as part of the Launchpad program. Read how The St Paul’s Bald Hills student is making the most of it……

Barry (and Bonnie) step down

Barry Stevenson, one of peninsula cricket’s stalwart volunteers, has called stumps and stepped down from his position.…

Barista gives bean blending a shot

Creating the perfect blend…

Good times, great causes

Belvedere Social Club seeks new members…

Peninsula power to the double

A commanding performance in difficult conditions gave Peninsula the Warehouse Cricket Association B2N double for 2019-20.…

Captain's key to grand final

Peninsula’s captain Doug Sheridan believes teamwork will be one of the keys to this weekend’s Warehouse Cricket Association B2N Grand Final.…

Next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations begins

GP clinics open to COVID-19 vaccinations for Phase 1B in Moreton Bay Region…

Cyclones go so close

Peninsula Cricket Club’s Under 19 Cyclones team fell just short of victory in their first match on turf, against Burpengary earlier this month at Filmer Park. …

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Foodies' events on the move

Tastes of Moreton Bay – a six-week long celebration of local produce and cuisine – is coming back in 2021 along with the Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival.…

Woody Point Jetty | Redcliffe Peninsula

For things to do in Redcliffe head to Woody Point Jetty. With spectacular views and great fishing spots it's a day out the whole family can enjoy. …

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