Interesting facts about Hope Island
Did you know that Hope Island was named after colonial aristocrat Captain Louis Hope, who was granted approximately 1,800 acres (7.3 km2) of land at the mouth of the Coomera River in recognition of his contribution in developing the sugar industry in Queensland?
Even though Louis Hope never actually lived in Hope Island (he preferred to live in Ormiston), he spent 20 years building sugar plantations on the edge of Moreton Bay. (Source: Wikipedia)
Hope Island has steadily grown over the years, with continual development taking place. Located in the growth corridor between the Gold Coast and Brisbane, it is a popular area due to its easy access to the Pacific Motorway, and facilities available such as Golf Courses, Theme Parks and Shopping / Lifestyle Centres. Plus, there is a large selection of schooling options available.
Hope Island is a popular destination for young and old alike, with amenities available for the elderly, as well as a multitude of activities for the younger generation.
Not to mention the trendy cafes and wine bars which are gaining popularity.
Hope Island is also a popular boating/fishing and skiing destination, with Santa Barbara a hidden gem.
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