Brisbane suburbs are full of unique and wonderful attractions just waiting to be explored and Bracken Ridge is no exception.
This northern suburb’s green spaces are its main attraction, with hectares of pristine environment to roam.
The Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, on the edge of Moreton Bay, is 380 hectares of natural beauty.
It’s made up of tidal flats, mangroves and wildlife and plays a significant role in the health of the Moreton Bay ecosystem.
This northern wonderland can be explored by foot on walking tracks, or by canoe following the Eagle and Island canoe trails.
If you want to get out on the water, your best bet is Deep Water bend.
It boasts a boat ramp and great picnic areas, it’s also a perfect spot to cast a fishing rod and watch the sunset over the D’Aguilar ranges.
For the kids – playgrounds and parks in the area are in plentiful supply.
Hidden World Playground on Roghan Road at Fitzgibbon is just a hop, skip and jump from Bracken Ridge.
It’s essentially a maze of treehouses connected by fun and challenging obstacles – enough to keep the little ones entertained for hours.
It’s also surrounded by lots of open grassy spaces to kick a ball around or play tag.
With great picnic facilities too, this park will soak up a good part of your day.
If you are looking for something to get the adrenaline pumping, the new skate park and BMX pump track, alongside the Emily Seebohm Aquatic Centre (on the Corner of Telegraph and Lemke Roads), is a must-do.
The skate park is one of the largest of its kind in Brisbane with ramps, grinding rails, blocks and quarter pipes.
Right next door is the new BMX pump track, with 640 meters of smooth track featuring wide shallow bowls and a rhythm section.
It’s perfect for scooters, skateboards, ripsticks, rollerblades and bikes.
With plenty of shady seating for parents too, this is a corner of the Northside you can easily spend all day at.