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From Clontarf to Scarborough...…follow the trail.

 A nice Sunday afternoon drive or stay in the local area, starting from Clontarf there is a lovely park along the beach front.  There you will also find an inflatable fun park with water slides and other fun for the children.  If the weather becomes too rough they will not allow usage of this, for safety reasons.  Not far from here is a fun play area for children should they not wish to get wet.  Along the other side of the road is a variety of eateries if you don't want to take a picnic. Towards Houghton Bridge The wreck of the Gayundah Further on at Woody Point  there is a jetty which you can walk out and look at the bay and back towards the shoreline.  Here there is another park where you can enjoy the scenery and maybe a café, fish and chips or the local restaurants.  Around the corner is the wreck of the HMQS Gayundah.  This vessel was once a flat iron gunboat operated  by the Queensland Maritime Defence Force and later the Royal Australian Navy.  Later she served as a sand an