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SeaLink Ferries

An aerial shot of a ferry terminal


Since commencing operation in 1964 with the first vehicle ferry, MV Myora, Stradbroke Ferries, now SeaLink South East Queensland, has grown to become the largest marine operator in Moreton Bay. Today SeaLink South East Queensland operates vehicle and passenger ferry services to North Stradbroke Island and the Southern Moreton Bay Islands of Lamb, Karragarra, Macleay and Russell.

SeaLink South East Queensland is open for business 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with booking offices located at Cleveland and Redland Bay on the mainland, and on North Stradbroke (Dunwich) and Russell Islands.

The North Stradbroke Island terminal is located at Toondah Harbour at the end of Middle Street in Cleveland. It is marked clearly by the iconic four story tower, which originally came from Expo 88 and was an FM broadcasting tower.

The Redland Bay terminal for services to Russell, Lamb, Macleay and Karragarra Islands is located on Weinam Street, Redland Bay. At the departure terminal there is a reservations office where the friendly staff can answer any questions that you may have.

Each year Sealink SEQ vessels make approximately 25,000 crossings of Moreton Bay. The business employs over 100 people. And over the course of 50 years, have made a significant contribution to the communities and visitors in both economic and employment terms and the continued growth of the tourism industry.

MV Minjerribah

The Minjerribah was built in 2003 and can hold up to 52 cars and 400 passengers. The name “Minjerribah” comes from the Aboriginal name for North Stradbroke Island. The vessel features a licensed, air conditioned onboard café with viewing platform and lift.

MV Minjerribah

MV Sea Breeze

Formerly known as the Big Red Cat, the MV Sea Breeze was built in 2006 and can hold up to 60 cars and 300 passengers, and has a licensed, air-conditioned on board café.

Sea Breeze

MV Quandamooka

The Quandamooka was built in 1994 then extended in 1999. The name “Quandamooka” comes from the Aboriginal name for Moreton Bay. It can carry up to 52 cars and 400 passengers and features a licensed, air conditioned onboard café with viewing platform.


MV Yalingbila

The Yalingbila was previously named Elizabeth Cook and was part of Captain Cook Cruises Sydney. The vessel was built in 2013 by Richardson Devine Marine Constructions and is 24m in length. The vessel features a viewing deck and can transport up to 198 passengers. "Yalingbila" means whale.


MV Moongalba

The Moongalba was Stradbroke Ferries’ second addition to the fleet back in 1974. In 2006 the Moongalba was sold to a New Zealand company where she sailed between Auckland and Waiheke Island. In 2012, Moongalba was repurchased by Stradbroke Ferries then SeaLink and spent time in Tasmania before returning to Cleveland in 2021. The word “Moongalba” means sitting down place.