This suburb is in the geographical heart of Redlands Coast and spreads out from the main road which connects Cleveland and the Capalaba Shopping precinct. It has its own shopping centre with restaurants, supermarket, specialty shops and medical services as well as gyms, four primary schools, a high school, and a TAFE.
There are numerous mountain bike, walking tracks and trails throughout the Redlands. The Greater Glider Conservation Area, Hilliards Creek Platypus Corridor and the Scribbly Gums Conservation Area are all part of Alexandra Hills and popular places for locals to explore to catch a glimpse the naturally wonderful Redlands Coast. They are part of an extensive network of conservation areas and bushland parks throughout the coast. It is also hosts one of the entrances to the Redland Track Park (along with access points in Cleveland and Thornlands). The Redlands Track Park Map [PDF, 2MB] is your guide to the network of sealed and unsealed trails and paths in the Scribbly Gums Conservation Area.
Windemere Road is where you’ll find the local skate bowl and the Alexandra Hills Sporting Club which is part of a popular fitness precinct.
The Alexandra Hills Hotel established in 1907 has accommodation, dining, events, corporate and private functions, and weddings and is centrally located.
Schools: Alexandra Hills State High School, Alexandra Hills State School, St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School, Hilliard State School, Vienna Woods State School and The Sycamore School is from Prep to Grade 10 specifically for children with Autism. There is also the Alexandra Hills TAFE which is a Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE Campus.
Commuting: Transdev Queensland operates regular bus services, with a 24-hour weekend bus from Brisbane to Victoria Point. There are several train stations near Alexandra Hills you can catch the train from Thorneside, Birkdale, Wellington Point, Ormiston, or Cleveland.