Wakerley is a suburb located in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is situated about 14 kilometers (9 miles) east of the Brisbane central business district. The suburb is mostly residential, with a mix of older and newer housing developments. Wakerley is known for its proximity to Moreton Bay and its scenic views of the bay and the surrounding islands. The suburb is popular among families and retirees, and is known for its quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Wakerley is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Wakerley Park and the Moreton Bay Botanic Gardens, which offer walking trails and picnic areas. The suburb also has several schools, including the Wakerley State School and the Moreton Bay College.