Deception Bay is a suburb located in the Moreton Bay Region on the coast of Queensland approximately 32 km’s north of Brisbane.
Situated at the southern end of the bay with the same name it was discovered by John Oxley in 1823 who thought the bay was a shallow river and hence named it “Deception Bay”.
Originally established as grazing and pastoral land the area is now a mostly growing urban residential sprawl.
The town has a major supermarket and fast food outlets, a sporting complex, a swimming complex, bowls club, soccer fields, a Garden of Remembrance, and 3 schools and a light commercial area.
Cottonwood Park, situated along the re-designed esplanade incorporates timber boardwalks, a cycleway, barbeques,...