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Spotlight: Jacobs Well

Jacobs Well is a fishing hub that is ideally placed to take advantage of the magnificent Gold Coast waterways and the Jumpinpin area.

Found at the northern end of the Gold Coast, Jacobs Well is a small town on Moreton Bay opposite Kangaroo Island, 48km south-east of Brisbane. The origin of the name is obscure, possibly from the Biblical Jacob or the son of a pioneer, Johann Gross, who settled in the Pimpama district. Jacobs Well is predominately a sugar-growing area and the surrounding area is virtually all set aside for sugar cane. Read more