Bracken Ridge is located 18km north of the Brisbane CBD, and just over 4km east of the bayside.
With its family-friendly atmosphere, community-centric lifestyle and multi-use green spaces, Bracken Ridge is an example of how pleasant suburban living can be. A number of new hosting estates are located throughout the suburb. Including The Oaks, Enbrook Heights and the most recent development Sungate Estate. Many of the larger blocks in the area contain family-friendly homes with swimming pools. As the name suggests, Bracken Ridge is generally hilly. A beautiful park and reservoir sit on the highest point of the suburb and offer spectacular views across to Moreton Bay in the east, and the CBD to the south. The area is home to a number of sporting clubs such as the popular Bracken Ridge District Cricket Club, the Bracken Ridge “Roadrunners” Little Athletics Club and the “Ridgettes” netball club. There is also a large Indoor Sports Centre and Aquatic Centre in the suburb. Bracken Ridge is well equipped with shopping options with several shopping strips and a village plaza. Coles and Woolworths are both located in the suburb, as well as a good selection of medical facilities and cafes. Bracken Ridge boasts a number of state and private schools. St Joseph’s primary is rated one of Brisbane’s best. Brisbane North Institute of TAFE also has a local campus in the suburb. There is easy access to several train stations, with direct access to the CBD and lots of parking available. There is also a good bus network supporting the suburb.