One of Brisbane’s most-sought after suburbs, Bulimba is located four kilometres north-east from the CBD on the southern-bank of Brisbane River. Bulimba is renowned for its village vibe and bustling dining and shopping strip – Oxford St. This street is a major drawcard for locals and visitors alike. Combine this with a mix of old and new architecturally-built homes and you’ve got a suburb that’s hard to match.

You can catch a CityCat to work and bask in the vibrancy of a Brisbane sunset on your way home. Bulimba has everything you need for an entertaining evening with a local cinema and a wide array of social nightlife options on Oxford St. And there’s plenty on offer during the day! Residents enjoy unwinding in beautiful parks, the golf course, fashion boutiques and chic cafes.

Bulimba has a range of reliable and good transport options with ferry and bus services. Popular with long-term residents, including young and mature professionals and established and new families, Bulimba is a Brisbane suburb that has it all.

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Bulimba Homes

Renovated Queenslanders, colonial houses, post-war cottages, boutique apartments and waterfront contemporary masterpieces – Bulimba has a home for every buyer. Bulimba’s most luxurious properties and contemporary residences are located along the riverfront. They come complete with private jetties pontoons and city views.

Bulimba is set to gain significant additional housing with the development of Bulimba Barracks. This is Brisbane’s next master planned urban development. It’s a 20-hectare riverfront site that will be developed over the next eight to 10 years. The site will include a range of housing types with houses and units no higher than five storeys. There will be a riverfront parkland, a riverwalk and a cycle path. This development will add even more interest to an already exciting suburb.

Our Bulimba Suburb Profile Shows Why We Love Bulimba

Ask residents, and many will agree, Bulimba is one of the best suburbs in Brisbane to live. Our Bulimba suburb profile demonstrates this as well!

Here is why we love it so much:

1. Ferry Wharves

Bulimba has two ferry wharves. One on Oxford St and one on Apollo Rd. Bulimba residents can catch CityCat services to the city as well as a Cross River service to Teneriffe. The Oxford St Ferry Terminal is one of Bulimba’s heritage-listed sites.

2. Entertainment and Dining

Bulimba has everything in one place. Oxford St is a thriving shopping, entertainment and dining strip. It is bustling during the day and buzzing at night. Favourite spots for locals include:

  • Il Molo for sunset drinks and Italian pizzas and pastas
  • Revel Brewing for craft beer and wood-fired pizzas
  • Oxford 152 for more drinks and craft beer
  • Balmoral Cineplex for movies

3. Educational Facilities

It has high quality schools including Bulimba State School, which is a heritage-listed site, and Saint Peter and Paul’s Catholic Primary School. Nearby is Lourdes Hill College, an all-girls’ Catholic High School, and Balmoral State High School.

4. Green Spaces

Bulimba has several great parks for locals to relax in, including:

  • Bulimba Memorial Park, which is heritage listed on Oxford St
  • Vic Lucas Park
  • Bulimba Riverside Park
  • Addison Ave Park, an off-leash dog park
  • Johnston Park
  • Love Street Park
  • Merry St Park
  • Portside Place Park
  • Myuna St Park

It even has its own golf course, home of the Bulimba Golf Club.

5. Community Spirit

Bulimba’s community spirit comes alive in its sporting clubs of which it has many. Southside Eagles Football Club (one of the largest clubs in Queensland) is at the heart of Bulimba. It is located centrally at Bulimba Memorial Park. The Easts Toothless Tigers is an over 35s Rugby Union club. Bulimba Sports Club is home of the Riverside Rebels Rugby Club and the Bulimba Valleys Rugby League Football Club. There are several sailing clubs including the Brisbane Sailing Squadron.

6. Connectivity

Bulimba is conveniently located to the city, Brisbane Airport, The Gabba and New Farm.

Residents are just a ferry ride away from New Farm Park, the Powerhouse, New Farm Farmers’ Market, Teneriffe and other riverside suburbs.

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