Bribie Island

GemLife Bribie Island
Luxury over-50s living on Bribie Island

Centrally located in Bongaree on Bribie Island, GemLife’s over 50s living resort is within walking distance of shopping facilities, medical amenities, transport hubs, restaurants and cafes. Fronted by the shimmering waters of Dux Lake and enveloped by national parkland, there is much to admire, and plenty to explore within the resort and its surrounds.

9 Dux Drive, Bribie Island QLD 4507

Enjoy relaxed living on beautiful Bribie Island

Experience a whole new life at GemLife Bribie Island, an island paradise surrounded by the Bribie Island National Park and overlooking the serene waters of Dux Lake. An oasis of natural coastal beauty, where you’re free to relax, unwind or explore within a vibrant, like-minded community who enjoy active over-50s living.

Limited re-sale homes available
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For full details about our available re-sale homes, contact our friendly sales team.


Facilities at our Bribie Island resort

  • Gymnasium Gymnasium
  • Sauna Sauna
  • Heated indoor pool and spa Heated indoor pool and spa
  • Outdoor pool and spa Outdoor pool
  • Hairdressing salon and beauty parlour Hairdressing salon and beauty parlour
  • Golf simulator Golf simulator
  • Ten-pin bowling alley Ten-pin bowling alley
  • Floodlit tennis court Floodlit tennis court
  • Championship-size, floodlit and covered bowling green Championship-size, floodlit and covered bowling green
  • Bocce court Bocce court
  • Pickleball court Pickleball court
  • Grand ballroom Grand ballroom
  • Cinema Cinema
  • Pontoon boat Pontoon boat
  • Art and craft studio Art and craft studio
  • Free WIFI in country club with hearing loop Free WiFi in country club with hearing loop
  • Library Library
  • Resident workshop Resident workshop
  • Music room Music room
  • Boardroom Boardroom
  • Games and entertainment room Games and entertainment room
  • Gated entry with number-plate recognition Gated entry with number-plate recognition
  • Commercial-grade kitchen Commercial-grade kitchen
  • Resort bus Resort bus
  • Resort buggy Resort buggy
  • Bar and coffee lounge Bar and coffee lounge
  • Consulting room Consulting room
  • Dog off-leash area Dog off-leash area
  • Caravan and boat storage Caravan and boat storage*
  • Theatrical stage and dressing rooms Theatrical stage and dressing rooms
  • Seven-hectare lake with boardwalk and jetty Seven-hectare lake with boardwalk and jetty
  • BBQ facilities BBQ facilities

*Subject to availability.


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Premium facilities on your doorstep

GemLife Bribie Island is luxury living for the over-50s. Whether you prefer a quiet game of mahjong, reading a book poolside, a social game of tennis or four-wheel driving, there are many new, exciting activities and adventures to enjoy. There is a place for everyone, even pets are welcome. It really is your place in the sunshine.

Boating on Bribie
Boating on Bribie
Bribie Island has beautiful coastal scenery, low-key camping spots and great 4 wheel-driving, boating, and fishing. Sylvan Beach, Bellara.
Sunset over Bribie Island
Sunset over Bribie Island
Sunset has a calming affect over the birdlife, boats and serene waters of Bribie Island, which is a 34km long sand island blessed with natural beauty of white sandy beaches and an abundant marine park. Bribie Island.
Bongaree Beach and jetty
Bongaree Beach and jetty
Bongaree Beach with its cool breezes, gentle waters, jetty, and stunning view of the bay is a popular family swimming and picnic destination. First Avenue and Toorbul Street, Bongaree.
Pumicestone Passage
Pumicestone Passage
The Pumicestone Passage is a 35km channel of pristine water stretching from the north tip of Bribie Island to Deception Bay in the south and is recognised as one of the most important bird and marine habitats on Australia’s east coast. Bribie Island.
Frequently Asked Questions

GemLife Bribie Island offers a whole new life for the active over-50s who are seeking a vibrant community of like-minded people who have downsized their homes and upgraded their lifestyle.

Enjoy a luxury, designer home in a secure and friendly community while enjoying the great facilities at your doorstep, including an exclusive Country Club.

Best of all, GemLife Bribie Island is so handy to everything you need including shopping, dining and medical services.

Be pleasantly surprised by the level of inclusions such as environmentally friendly solar panels, energy-efficient appliances and the security of permanent on-site management.

But what residents are really impressed by is the range of facilities including a snooker parlour and games room, cinema, library, hairdressing salon, and more.

GemLife is a Land Lease Community, an innovative and sustainable way to finance a luxury new home that is right-sized for the over-50s.

GemLife Bribie Island is at 9 Dux Drive, Bribie Island, within easy walking distance to shops and so close to safe boating in Pumicestone Passage and the surf beach of Woorim.

Imagine being only five minutes away from Bribie Island Shopping Centre, six minutes away from the Bribie Island Hotel, and 11 minutes away from Bribie Island Golf Club golf course.

Also nearby are Goodwin Drive Family Medical Centre, Elysian Medical Centre and Bribie Island Medical Centre.

GemLife Bribie Island puts you halfway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.

While GemLife Bribie Island is fully sold out, we do have homes occasionally come onto the market. Our homes are purchased by owner-occupiers which helps create a strong, community atmosphere.

GemLife active over-50s lifestyle resorts are distinctly different to retirement villages thanks to the innovative land lease model. Land Lease Communities are based on a simple and transparent structure which provides homeowners with flexibility and financial freedom governed and protected by State legislation. GemLife Bribie Island residents own their luxury homes and ‘rent’ the land it sits on through weekly site fees that pay for the upkeep of the resort facilities, including the outstanding Country Club.

Our resorts are sought-after by people who are looking to down-size their homes and upgrade their lifestyle to enjoy a low-maintenance lock-up and go lifestyle.

GemLife recognises that pets are part of the family. All GemLife communities are proudly pet friendly and feature facilities such as off-leash dog parks.

At GemLife Bribie Island, family and friends are most welcome as your guests.

Weekly site fees contribute to security gates, the resort bus, Country Club and communal area maintenance, as well as on-site managers and the administration of the resort.

If you have a Department of Veteran’s Affairs or Australian Pension Card, you may be eligible for Federal Government Rental Assistance which helps cover a large portion of a homeowners’ site fees.

GemLife Bribie Island is so convenient for local shopping with the Bribie Island Shopping Centre only 1.8km away from the resort. Bongaree Plaza is just six minutes' drive.

There are several medical facilities all within five minutes of GemLife Bribie Island. Choose from Goodwin Drive Family Medical Centre, Welsby Parade Medical Centre, Elysian Medical Centre and Bribie Island Medical Centre.

You’ll feel safe and secure at GemLife Bribie Island. Our private, gated over-50s resort has on-site management in addition to number-plate recognition technology at the community’s entrance, giving homeowners easy, convenient access.

In addition, GemLife Bribie Island’s homes come with a host of security features including:

  • Quality security screens on windows and screen doors.
  • Alarm system with four sensors and two LCD touch screens.
  • Double lock-up garages with two remote-controls and a wall button for convenience.

There is no stamp duty to pay when you purchase at GemLife Bribie Island.

At GemLife we don’t believe in exit fees or deferred management fees. Should you decide to sell your GemLife home, 100% of the capital gains are yours.

If you own a recreational vehicle or caravan, talk to our team about storage availability. Or sell your caravan or motorhome and hire a fully kitted out Explore by GemLife motorhome instead, available exclusively for GemLife homeowners.

*Pending availability. Terms and conditions apply.

GemLife's low maintenance homes makes it easy for you to enjoy an independent lifestyle. However, should you require more help at home, there are a wide range of in-home care service providers in the local area that can offer you tailored support as and when you need it.