Postcode: 4503 | Location: 30 km to brisbane cbd
Local Government Authority
About 30km north of Brisbane
Alma Park Zoo; Lakeside International Raceway
Dakabin is located 30km north of Brisbane and is a popular area for families. The suburb has predominantly single unit dwellings as well as vacant land, with the most common housing style being brick and tile homes. Dakabin is from the Yugarabul Aboriginal language meaning grass tree or grass root. Alma Park Zoo - which contains Australian and other exotic animals - is the main tourist attraction in Dakabin. The Lakeside International Raceway is a motor racing circuit also located in Dakabin near Lake Kurwongbah. Dakabin is close to two primary and secondary schools in Dakabin Primary, Dakabin High School and North Pine Christian College which caters for both primary and secondary students.
The origin of the suburb name is from the Yugarabul Aboriginal language meaning grass tree or grass root. Alma Park Zoo is a tourist attraction in Dakabin, it is a 20-acre (8.1 ha) park which contains Australian and exotic species as well as tropical gardens. The Lakeside International Raceway is a motor racing circuit also located in Dakabin near Lake Kurwongbah.
Dakabin railway station provides access to regular Citytrain services to Brisbane and Ipswich, as well as Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.
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Dakabin State School
Dakabin State High School
Northpine Christian College