Meet the TOWN CRIER at BRIBIE ISLAND covering all suburbs
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This self-guided walk starts and finishes at the Bongaree Jetty and visits 16 different sites. The complete walk can be done in an hour or so, and can be done in two parts. Matthew Flinders took with him on his travels an Aboriginal man by the name of Bongaree (or Bong-ree as some called him) from the Broken Bay area near Sydney. In 1799, Flinders, Bongaree and crew, landed on the northern shores of what Flinders called Glass House Bay. He did not realise that he was stepping ashore on an island - Bribie Island. He thought it was part of the mainland.Garden of EDEN it is here. This little island has it all OPEN SPACE, WATER ACTIVITIES, RESTAURANTS, ENTERTAINMENT SUPPLIED by numerous CLUBS etc. Come and visit and let me show you the treasures of the island.
A one hour walk covering over 200 years of history on the waterfront walkway at Bongaree on Bribie Island. Sixteen bronze heritage plaques tell some of the fascinating events that have shaped the rich history of this 'Cradle Site of Queensland'.