BULIMBA At A Glance
Bulimba packs a real punch when it comes to suburban living. Bordered on two sides by the Brisbane River and within easy reach of the city, Bulimba offers a lifestyle that keeps locals local and has Brisbanites popping by for a taste of the good life.
Its wholesome village atmosphere, kerbside café offerings and riverside location.
The local CityCat ferry is a perfect way to travel to and from Bulimba, while avoiding any nasty traffic congestion.
Teneriffe and New Farm, on the north side of the river, were once part of Bulimba.
Bulimba is on every Brisbanites radar and it’s easy to see why, with its charming village, riverside parklands and enviable homes. Bulimba is where people go for a relaxed lifestyle with all the conveniences – there are not too many reasons to leave, and many reasons to stay.
Locals enjoy the active community atmosphere during the day, with young families, café goers and dog walkers taking to the centrally located village on Oxford Street. Boutique stores, health food markets and eclectic cafés line this popular stretch, and local pubs, bars and restaurants gently buzz with activity come nightfall.
Bulimba is known for its relaxed suburban vibe and lush green environment. Much of the weekend activity is centred on Bulimba Memorial Park. Home to the local football club, this heritage-listed gem is a regular destination for picnickers and young families.
With the Brisbane River providing most of the suburb’s border, Bulimba has a peaceful ambience while enjoying the benefit of being close to trendy Teneriffe and New Farm. The CityCat Ferries and Cross River Ferries provide access to the highly sought after café, bar and brewery culture of the north side.
Bulimba has been a long-time favourite for young and established families, with many multi-generational families remaining in the suburb. The area has also garnered a lot of attention from young professionals and couples who seek a quiet suburban lifestyle while still being close to all the inner Brisbane action.
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Serving as the main thoroughfare to the riverfront and heritage-listed ferry wharf, Oxford Street is also home to Bulimba Village which has a range of boutique stores, eateries, bookstores and beauty salons.
Boasting river views across to Teneriffe, this waterside pocket hugs the Brisbane River, with locals enjoying generous cross-river breezes and regular ferry transport services.
Families seeking traditional Queenslander homes and renovated cottages within lush tree-lined streets will adore what Bulimba has to offer.
You’ll find family homes boasting generous balconies and verandas, surrounded by lush green gardens. Keen renovators and families seek out impressive Queenslanders and colonial cottages, with the low-maintenance types snapping up the riverside townhouses and apartments.