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Bargara is a 13 kilometre drive through lush sugarcane fields from Bundaberg. It is a popular seaside area which harbours a peaceful and relaxed community ideal for enjoyable family holidays away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Bargara boasts two open surf beaches and two still water swimming areas. The Bargara Streetscape project embraces the coastline with an attractive public area of walkways, decks, picnic areas and playgrounds. Cafe’s and eateries create an alfresco atmosphere.

Fishing enthusiasts are well catered for at Bargara with an artificial offshore reef guaranteeing good fishing all year round. The Woongarra Marine Park preserves the coastline and offers fishing and snorkelling right on the shore. A first class golf course is located just behind the beach and a bowling green offers outdoor entertainment for people of all ages.

Nearby, the Mon Repos Turtle Rookery provides a fascinating look at the endangered sea turtles during the nesting and hatching season from November to March. Bargara also features a range of accommodation and restaurants making the town ideal for all types of visitors. Turtles often nest at Bargara on Kelly’s, Rifle Range and Nielson Park Beach offering a special summertime experience for beach goers.

A full range of accommodation is on offer to suit all tastes and budgets – from ocean front camping, motels and backpacker resorts, through to luxury beachfront apartments and townhouses. Bargara is serviced by bus from Bundaberg weekdays as well as a Saturday service and via taxi service weekdays, weekends and evenings.

Activites and Experiences at Bargara

  • Birdwatching In Mon Repos Conservation Park, or join the activities of the local club in Bundaberg.
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping Only at the private caravan parks.
  • Cycling Around the scenic roads and streets.
  • Scuba-Diving At Hoffmans Rocks or with the local dive centre.
  • Driving Take a scenic drive around the area.
  • Fishing – Beach Choose Nielson Park or Kellys or out from the Central Business District Streetscape on the Esplanade.
  • Fishing – Estuary In the Burnett River.
  • Exercising
  • Golfing Bargara Golf Club.
  • Meditating/Relaxing
  • Sightseeing Take a scenic drive.
  • Snorkelling At Hoffmans Rocks is a great location.
  • Sports Participate Tennis, football, golf, swimming, fishing, surfing and cycling
  • Surfing At the main beaches.
  • Swimming At the main beaches.
  • Marine Animal watching Near by Mon Repos Turtle Rookery in season.
  • Walking Along the scenic walkways from Kellys Beach to Neilson Park Beach.
  • Water-based Sailing, Fishing, Diving.
  • Wine Tasting At Brischetto’s Winery.
  • Accommodation Plenty of selection to Motels, Caravan Parks, Apartments, Resort style and Holiday letting.
  • Automatic Teller Machine Wide Bay Capricorn Building Society- only available.
  • Beach Choose Nielson Park or Kellys or out from the Central Business District Streetscape on the Esplanade.
  • Boat Ramp Out from the Central Business District Streetscape on the Esplanade.
  • Chemist Two available.
  • Licensed Club Golf and Bowling Club.
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale Most business have the facilities.
  • Fuel Local Service station.
  • Golf Bargara Golf Club.
  • Public Bar Bargara Hotel and under construction a Tavern.
  • Medical Facilities These facilities are available at the surgeries.
  • Newsagent The local agent.
  • Police Local station in Bauer Street.
  • Post Office In See Street.
  • Public Telephone In the Central Business District and shopping centre.
  • Restaurant Several to choose from.
  • Sporting Facilities Most clubs are available.
  • Supermarket There are two to select from.
  • Takeaway Food
  • Winery Brischetto’s Winery on Hughes Road.
  • Places of Worship There are churches in the area as most are in Bundaberg.
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Beach Choose Nielson Park or Kellys or out from the Central Business District Streetscape on the Esplanade.
  • Caravan and Camping At Nielson Park and on the Woongarra Scenic Drive.
  • Diving At Hoffmans Rocks or with the local dive centre.
  • Environmental Close by Mon Repos Turtle Rookery.
  • Fishing In the Burnett River or surf fishing from the beaches.
  • Food and Wine Dine in at the restaurants, hotel and clubs.
  • Golf Bargara Golf Club.
  • Honeymoon Great variety of accommodation.
  • Marine Near by Mon Repos Turtle Rookery in season.
  • Reef The Great Barrier Reef or the artificial reef.
  • Relaxation Ideal place.
  • Water based Sailing, Fishing, Diving.
  • English
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Adult Getaway
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Self-Drive
  • Senior
  • Bundaberg Tourism

Nearest Airport: Bundaberg

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