Deception Bay

Heritage Trail

Deception Bay Heritage Trail is a fascinating and scenic 4 km waterfront walk that combines nature and history in one. Features of the Deception Bay Heritage Trail include a dedicated dog swimming beach (near Boama Park), boat ramps, wetlands, cottonwood groves and the historically significant Bancroft Sea Baths.

There are 13 information signs outlining details about the local history which makes this walk through Moreton Bay Marine Park particularly interesting. The signs discuss the lives of the local inhabitants as well as the early settlers, especially Dr Thomas Bancroft who carved out the bathing pools along the foreshore for his wife.

Deception Bay Heritage Trail i

There are boardwalks, picnic tables and viewing platforms with convenient seating located all along the walk, making it very tempting to take along a picnic basket and utilise the free barbecue facilities.

Deception Bay Heritage Trail

Alternatively, Mermaids By The Bay Cafe is a highly recommended spot to enjoy breakfast, lunch or take away fish & chips along the way.

Deception Bay Heritage Trail

In a nutshell - Learn about the natural and historcial significance of Deception Bay while keeping fit and enjoying the stunning views across to Moreton Island.

Deception Bay Heritage Trail

Nice to know - Deception Bay Heritage Trail is wheelchair, bike, scooter and stroller friendly and is an ideal extension of Moreton Bay Cycleway.

Deception Bay Heritage Trail

Need to know - Deception Bay Heritage Trail begins at the northern end of Beach Rd and ends at the southern end of the Esplanade, Deception Bay. The baths are visible at low tide.

By Lucy Hordern

Deception Bay Heritage Trail

Beach Rd

cnr Joseph Cres

Deception Bay

Map

Beach Rd cnr Joseph Cres Deception Bay

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Celebrate all things Australian this Australia Day Eve and Day
Thrilling circus, kick-ass beats, sassy burlesque & piercing comedy collide
Brisbane-based MZAZA are performing for 1 night only
Celebrate the cultures of Polynesia at this colourful festive event
Underground Opera is back in Brisbane's historic 'underground opera house'
Part-gig, part-performance, this is an experience like no other
Join a line-up of Australia's most iconic rock stars for a day
Eatons Hill Hotel’s Brisbane Beer Festival returns for its 8th annual event
Sarah Wilson is bringing her bookclub-style tour to Brisbane

25 Amazing Things to do in Ipswich

Picnic on an olive farm, ride a camel, camp for free in a city paddock, explore castle ruins, stay in a haunted mansion & stroll through beautiful Japanese gardens
25 Amazing things to do in Ipswich
Make the most of the holidays with a getaway
CONTENT RESUMES ON SCROLL
ADVERTISEMENT