Kangaroo Point is a popular residential peninsular bordered by the Brisbane river and the Story Bridge. This scenic suburb is filled with recreation and lifestyle facilities and is conveniently located close to the city and the Southbank parklands which can be accessed by the free city hopper ferries or via the boardwalk.
The many features of Kangaroo Point include the popular picnic spot Captain Burke Park which provides barbecue facilities and children’s playgrounds; the Kangaroo Point Cliffs where you will find rock climbers, abseilers and photographers, you can also stop for refreshments at the Cliffs Café.
The iconic Story Bridge is the centre of many hero shots for the city, it is home to the Story Bridge Climbers, many cyclists and other exercise enthusiasts and is a main thoroughfare for traffic to the city and northern suburbs. The best view of the Story Bridge is by night when it is lit up in different coloured lights to celebrate events happening around the city, with the Riverfire fireworks spectacular being the feature event of the year.
Kangaroo Point is also the home of great restaurants, cafes and of course the historic Story Bridge Hotel where you can enjoy Breakfast at the Main Street Café or lunch, dinner or drinks with friends at the Shelter Bar or a more gourmet experience at iconic Deery’s Restaurant.
Many locals can be found utilising the walking and bike tracks from early in the morning enjoying the sunshine and until after sunset making the most of the pleasant weather Brisbane has to offer.
Kangaroo Point has lots of facilities for families including private schools such as St Joseph’s Primary School and “Churchie” a prestigious boys’ school, the East Brisbane State School also borders the Kangaroo Point precinct. The heritage listed St Mary’s Anglican Church overlooking the river is one of the many venues for weddings and celebrations in this picturesque location.
Kangaroo Point is home to many different nationalities and a mix of all ages from empty nesters to young singles and couples enjoying the lifestyle.