Families are well catered for with several Government and non- Government primary and high schools in the area. Redcliffe boasts a vast number of parks and reserve areas and being a seaside location with 22km of beautiful shoreline Redcliffe places a high value on Sport and Recreation. More than 35km of dedicated bikeways surround the Peninsula and most weekends families picnicking on the foreshore are treated to the spectacle of free-fall Tandem Skydivers tumbling through the sky to land on Suttons Beach. Sporting clubs are well represented in the area and dedicated sports reserves are well cared for and well patronised.
Redcliffe has a growing café/restaurant precinct in the high street area and there are a multitude of restaurants, pubs, clubs and entertainment venues scattered throughout the Peninsula, including the Mon Komo Hotel, Sails on Suttons, Morgans Seafood, The Ox and Redcliffe Dolphins Leagues Club.
The Festival of Sails is held each year on Good Friday to celebrate the start of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht race. More than 25,000 visitors come to Redcliffe to watch the colourful sails of the yachts as they pass through Moreton Bay. The annual Kite Festival held in May is also a major tourist event attracting thousands of visitors to the Redcliffe foreshore. Every Sunday morning the Jetty Markets are held along Redcliffe Parade adjacent to the iconic Redcliffe Jetty.
Moreton Bay Regional council has shown a strong commitment to the area, including the provision of the Redcliffe Cultural centre and a new library centre. Council has been supportive of re-development along the foreshore and in the main foreshore shopping precinct. The recent installation of Bee Gees Way celebrating Redcliffe as the childhood home of the Bee Gees has been an instantly popular tourist attraction.
There are a number of landmarks located in Redcliffe, such as the Redcliffe Jetty, Settlement Cove Lagoon, Suttons and Margate Beaches, Scarborough Beach Park, Redcliffe Museum, Woody Point Jetty, HMQS Gayundah shipwreck and the two bridges that have become iconic and synonymous with the area the Houghton Highway and the Ted Smout Memorial Bridge which links Redcliffe to the Brisbane suburb of Brighton.