Search:



Bongaree

About Bongaree

Located on the western side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pumicestone Passage, Bongaree is surrounded by the suburbs of Bellara, Sandstone Point and Woorim.

This bayside suburb is a picturesque destination for locals and visitors alike. Bongaree Beach is popular with families thanks to the gentle waters and shallow areas its ideal for parents with toddlers looking for a day at the beach. The waterfront hosts a number of picnic shelters perfect for picnics and BBQs to complement your day at the beach.

The Bongaree Jetty offers ideal fishing conditions, the water deepens to about 7.5m and is the main thoroughfare for a huge variety of fish. At any time you could encounter mulloway, juvenile snapper, bream, flathead, cod, parrot and Moses perch, to name a few.

Key local amenities include the Bribie Island Seaside Museum, Bribie Island Library, Bribie Island State School and Bribie Island State High School.

Things to do and see in Bongaree, Bribie Island

History

The first European to reach Bribie Island was Matthew Flinders in 1799. There is evidence that Bongaree was named after Matthew Flinders’ Aboriginal companion, Bungaree.

The SS Koopa started Island tourist trips in 1911, and by the 1920's thousands came to Bribie Island to camp and fish.


The Latest Bongaree News


Local News   •   6-3-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Ningi intersection - work update

Design is progressing to upgrade the Caboolture-Bribie Island Rd and Regina Ave intersection at Ningi.…

Local News   •   19-2-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Designer El draws line at fishing waste

Beachmere's Ellana Pierce, who designs swimwear made from recycled finishing nets, is a finalist in a national competition for aspiring young female entrepreneurs…

Local News   •   18-2-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Plans to put Beachmere on 'destination' map

Work will start this month on plans to revitalise the Beachmere foreshore and “put it back on the map as a destination”.…

Local News   •   22-6-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Keno winner: 'It feels like a dream'

When a Bribie Island man checked his Keno ticket at his local bowls club and realised he’d won a $326,000 prize, the place erupted in cheers.…

Local News   •   11-6-2021  •   Nick Crockford

New crossing for Bribie Black Spot

Bribie residents will receive a road safety boost with the Federal Government giving $472,000 for a new crossing under the 2021–22 Black Spot Program.…

High tide warning for region

Residents in the Moreton Bay Region’s coastal areas should be prepared for the highest tides of the year, which are predicted for this week.…

New service to help Bribie residents

Residents on Bribie Island have improved access to services such as Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support after today’s opening of a Services Australia Agent.…

Wildlife flies into tower plan

Unitywater has unveiled the winning artwork for Beachmere Water Tower, as chosen by the local community.…

Valentine’s Week Road Trips from Brisbane

You’ve come to the right place for romantic, adventurous, or budget, couples road trips from Brisbane this Valentine’s Weekend in Moreton Bay Region. …

Have your say on protecting coastline

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s community consultation team will be visiting coastal locations in February, so residents can have their say on how to protect and manage the region’s beaches and waterways.…

What's on this Australia Day

It’s time to zinc up, slap on those thongs and pull out your green and gold or red, white and blue to mark 2021 Australia Day in the Moreton Bay Region.…

Things to do on New Year's Day

Dust off the cobwebs and begin the new year in style – with so much on our doorstep there’s no excuse for starting 2021 like a sloth! Whether it’s a cheeky brunch, a beachside stroll or lunch at a hinterland eatery, there’s sure to be something to suit your style.…

1 2 ... 4

Live Local, Support Local in Bongaree

Trending

Family Friendly Moreton Bay Beaches

With the temperature heating up, beaches are the perfect escape for families to enjoy a fun filled family day out. Luckily we have some of the best beaches north Brisbane so you don't have to travel very far to enjoy a dip at the beach. …

Bribie Island Butterfly House

Numbering around a thousand, the butterflies that call this sanctuary home are protected and bred to bring vitality back to the many species that help pollinate wildflowers and crops, attract birds and beneficial insects.…

Buckley’s Hole Conservation Park | Bribie Island

Located 65kms north of Brisbane, Buckley’s Hole Conservation Park is a slice of bird watching paradise on the smallest of the islands in the Moreton Bay Region. Bribie Island is the only Moreton Bay Island accessible by car via the iconic Bribie Island Bridge.…

Red Beach | Bribie Island

Red Beach is 8km of doggie heaven, designed to let your pooch run, swim and play off-leash to their hearts content. Nestled between the surf side of Woorim Beach and the calm waters of Bongaree, Red Beach is the number one Bribie Island dog beach. …

Ernest Sendell Park | Bongaree

Located north east of Bongaree, Ernest Sendell park is a small but charming park ideal for young children. The park is surrounded by trees providing shade during the day. The kids will love to play on the park's range of climbing equipment, take turns on the slide or swings. …

Bongaree Beach | Bribie Island

Bongaree Beach is a favourite Bribie Island destination for both locals and visitors in the Moreton Bay Region.…

Explore the Region

Bribie Island

The Bribie Island area includes Banksia Beach, Bellara, Bongaree, Welsby, White Patch, Woorim, Beachmere, Donnybrook, Meldale, Toorbul, Godwin Beach, Ningi and Sandstone Point.…

Burpengary & Narangba

Burpengary and Narangba are some of the Moreton Bay Region's fastest growing residential suburbs. Find out more on the Moreton Bay precinct. …

Caboolture & Surrounds

The Caboolture precinct is located in the north of the Moreton Bay Region, offering large residential blocks, catering to families away from the hustle and bustle of bigger cities.…

Dayboro & Surrounds

Located in the hinterland of the Moreton Bay Region, Dayboro and surrounds has been growing in popularity with those looking to make a lifestyle change and weekend day trippers. …

Hills District

The Hills district comprises of Arana Hills, Ferny Hills, Everton Hills, Eatons Hill, Albany Creek and Bunya. …

North Lakes & Mango Hill

North Lakes and Mango Hill are both family-oriented suburbs with the infrastructure and facilities to suit the needs to growing families.…

Pine Rivers

Pine Rivers precinct takes in the Strathpine, Brendale, Kallangur, Petrie, Murrumba Downs, Warner and Kurwongbah suburbs. The region is rapidly growing, proving popular with families due to the close facilities, parks and playgrounds. …

Samford & Surrounds

Samford and Surrounds is an idyllic picture of relaxed country living, the region is located close to the city but still feels a world away with its rolling hills, wide open spaces and country charm.…

Woodford & Surrounds

Get a little taste of country right on the city’s doorstep in Woodford and Surrounds located to the west of the Moreton Bay Region. The Woodford region is steeped in history and retains much of its yesteryear charm.…

Close