Welcome to Bay Island Early Learning & Care

Welcome to Bay Island Early Learning & Care, a 99 place licensed early learning long day care centre owned and operated by a Macleay Island family who chose the Southern Moreton Bay Islands to raise their own children.

This year, 2024, the centre celebrates its 17th year, providing quality early learning programs to families resident on all four (4) of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands being Macleay, Russell, Lamb and Karragarra via complementary (FREE) courtesy bus services.  Our buses operate on Macleay Island and meets passenger ferries from/to all islands as well as pick up & drop off to and from home.

Morning Tea & afternoon tea include seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables daily, nappies and sunscreen are included in our low daily fees.



This Early Learning Centre is situated on a picturesque island, a short 15 minute passenger ferry journey from the bayside suburb of Redland Bay, and is one of South East Queenslands fastest growing populations due to affordable land/housing, a budding tourism destination, and idealic lifestyle that has the Southern Moreton Bay Islands being known as the 'Lifestyle Islands'. Macleay Island is one of a cluster of 5 Southern Moreton Bay islands that share the postcode 4184, comprising Macleay, Russell, Lamb, Karragarra, and Coochiemudlo Islands.

Macleay Island has two supermarkets and 3 shopping precincts, comprising an assortment of specialty shops and services - so there is no need to leave our island paradise unless by choice. The Early Learning Centre compliments the State Primary School located directly across the road, as well as other services such as the Police, Emergency Services, two medical and a dental centre. a council depot and community centre.


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Phone:    (07) 3409 4433
Email:     admin@biearlylearning.com.au

172 High Central Rd
Macleay Island QLD 4184