Bundaberg & Coral Coast
Bundaberg and the Coral Coast provides access to over 140 km of Pacific Ocean Coastline and includes the coastal villages of
- Burnett Heads
- Innes Park
- Coral Cove
- Elliott Heads
The region has one of the country's most temperate climates with an annual average maximum temperature of 26.5 degrees and an average minimum temperature of 16.3 degrees celsius.
Nestled next to marine parks and safe stinger-free patrolled beaches, it sits at the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. With abundant marine reefs to explore, the region is rated in Australia's Top 10 shore-diving sites, providing endless opportunities for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts.
Lying encircled by a patchwork of canefields is the City of Bundaberg, the eighth largest city in Queensland and the commercial hub of the Bundaberg/Coral Coast Region servicing a population of over 100,000.
A modern city with a colourful past, Bundaberg offers extensive facilities and ammenities. There are several shopping complexes, a bustling CBD, distinctive boutique shops, two cineama complexes and a thriving cultural movement.
The city is the home of ‘the famous Aussie Spirit’, Bundaberg Rum, Bundaberg Ginger Beer manufacturer Bundaberg Brewed Drinks and diversified agricultural corporation Bundaberg Sugar, Bundaberg Rum offers regular daily tours of their world-class distillery, as does Bundaberg Brewed Drinks through the Big Barrel, their interpretive visitor centre.
The Botanic Gardens at North Bundaberg showcase Bundaberg’s amazing history, including the reconstructed original home of the city’s famous aviation pioneer, Bert Hinkler and recently completed Hinkler Hall of Aviation. You can take in the sights and experiences of the Bundaberg Historical Museum, the Fairymead House Sugar Museum or the nearby Bundaberg Railway Museum.
Mon Repos Turtle Experience
The world famous Mon Repos Turtle Rookery is nearby (8 kms), which supports the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the eastern Australian mainland and has the most significant loggerhead turtle nesting population in the South Pacific ocean region. Magical ranger guided environmental encounters are conducted during the turtle breeding season. Turtle nesting occurs annually from November to January and hatching from January to end of March. Tours operate seven nights a week and bookings are essential.
For holiday bookings, contact the Resident Managers Allan or Chris on FREECALL 1800 981 815, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or simply Book Online.