The sand bar leads right the way out to King Island and provides a beautiful evening walk. It is worth noting that although areas of King Island are above the high tide mark, the sand bar does become submerged for a short time during each high tide.
The sand bar at Wellington Point being swallowed by the high tide
Tide times for Wellington Point can be checked here before you go. If you do find yourself coming back as the tide is rising, the water never gets above knee level for adults and the shallow water is generally quite warm.
The sun setting over the sand bar and Moreton Bay from Wellington Point
This side of Wellington Point is popular amongst kite surfers, wind surfers, and kayakers. These sportsmen are often friendly and provide a great distraction for kids who may be getting tired by this time of day.
This walk to Wellington Point is family friendly, although dogs are only allowed along the sand bar (which falls within the Moreton Bay Marine Park) on the leash anytime on weekdays, and before 9am or after 4pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays. No off-leash dogs are allowed on the sand bar at any time, and dog owners are asked to pick up after their dogs. More information is available here.
The Moreton Bay Marine Park at sunset, taken from Wellington Point