Colin Battersby first visited Straddie in the mid-seventies and, after 15 years in the tourism environment of Thredbo, he moved to the island permanently in 2006.
Colin heads our team and together we’ve built up a portfolio of over 80 rental properties under management and we’ve achieved outstanding sales results.
We’ve got the skills and the experience to help our clients find the perfect Straddie rentals for their needs and we offer a holiday letting and management service for private owners and third party managers of privately owned investment property
Our Stradbroke Island holiday rental portfolio features some of the most stunning beach houses, cabins and luxury apartments on the entire north and south island. From whale watching towers and plunge pools to fully-equipped kitchens and comfortable living areas, you’ll find all of the amenities and touches of luxury that you’re looking for.
We’ve an impressive collection of Straddie holiday rentals for our guests to choose from. Just tell us how many people will be in your group and what kind of facilities you’d like to have and we’ll do the rest. Our team can create a customised holiday package just for you and your group.
We’re a customer driven team with a focus on providing the best possible service to our clients so you know you’ll have a great time when you book with Discover.
If you have holiday rental property on Stradbroke Island that needs to be managed, we will ensure that your investment is maintained to an optimal level and that your guests are kept 100% satisfied with your property.
Work with Discover Stradbroke and we’ll utilise a real time booking management system to streamline the entire process for you. You’ll be able to keep up to date on upcoming bookings and availability, and you’ll have the peace of mind that your property and your guests are looked after to the highest standards.
We can also help with real estate sales and marketing exposure for your property.
If you’d like more info on any of our services or you’d like to hear more about Stradbroke Island’s hotels and apartments, feel free to reach out to us today as we’d be delighted to help.
Those that are considering Queensland holiday destinations typically focus on the cities and better-known areas that have served countless adventurers and travellers over the years on the mainland. However, for those that don’t want just any old holiday and want to break away from the norm, Stradbroke Island is a little gem just 12 kilometres off the coast of South East Queensland and offers a completely unique alternative. + Read More
At Discover Stradbroke, we are the people that you need to get in touch with when you want a holiday in Queensland that allows you to stay within touching distance of the mainland, while simultaneously affording you the peace, relaxation and sense of escape that you have been seeking out. It is often the case that those desperate for a break look far away from their home turf just because they really want to cut ties with the familiar. To those people we say, come to Stradbroke Island.
If you are tired of living in the city or being cooped up in an apartment, or if you simply haven’t embraced nature in a while, then an island break just off the Gold Coast could be the antidote that you need. Our team is ready, willing and able to help you find the perfect rental accommodation, no matter what your budget is. Soon, you could be basking in the sun and forgetting about the real world as you wander our white sand beaches.
The nice thing about an island break is that you get the physical sense of leaving one land mass for another, and can fully embrace a mental break from your normal reality.
Those with kids who can’t stand to think of them spending another summer or holiday break in the concrete jungle are encouraged to check out the variety of activities that Queensland island holidays offer.
There is something for everyone here on Stradbroke Island. Walkers will find 35 kilometres of sandy beaches waiting for their foot imprints as well as hikes through the bush, mangroves and rainforest. Adventurers will love engaging in water sports such as surfing and swimming. Kids and big kids alike love the fact that we have a fantastic array of wildlife, including Naree Budjong Djara National Park and an animal habitat, and also a shorebird habitat.
When hunger strikes, you can be assured of finding the best of seafood in our charming and hospitable restaurants and cafes, with plenty of choice and variety to keep even the pickiest of eaters happy throughout your holidays.
At Discover Stradbroke, our team is here to assist those wishing to find a perfect holiday, as well as those that want to rent their island property and not have to worry about it being cared for in your absence. What’s more, those that visited once and can’t stand the thought of not living here should get in touch, too, because we can help you find that idyllic property that you can take up residence in.
So, whether you are looking for QLD island holidays with a difference, or if you just want to find a bit of peace and quiet without having to leave the real world too far behind, rest assured that here on Stradbroke Island you will achieve all of this and so much more.
Here at Discover Stradbroke, we look forward to assisting you in any way we can, and we will endeavour to deliver exceptional service that will exceed your expectations.
Discover Stradbroke also offers whale watching apartments, pet friendly accommodation, Stradbroke Island holiday deals and Stradbroke Island beach resorts. We also provide Straddie sales and rentals and Stradbroke Island wedding accommodation.