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Bundaberg is a progressive city surrounded by a patchwork of sugarcane fields. It has a wide deep river and is popular as an Australian first port of entry for sea faring travellers. Bundaberg is an ideal holiday centre with excellent holiday accommodation, attractions and entertainment. Coastal resorts provide excellent seaside holidays. For visitors eager to explore the wondrous Great Barrier Reef, day trips and overnight stays to the reef leave from Bundaberg. It is a sports minded city and has produced many world class athletes. Bundaberg features an easy going lifestyle, with its climatic position making it the fifth equable climate in the world.

Activites and Experiences at Bundaberg

  • Off Road Driving In the National Parks and Forest close to Bundaberg and in the Hinterland.
  • Astronomy Two clubs to choose from.
  • Bushwalking Join in with the local bushwalking club.
  • Camping In the National Parks and Caravan Parks and Lake Monduran Recreational Area.
  • Canoeing Kolan and Burnett Rivers and Baffle Creek.
  • City Sightseeing Tour operators.
  • Cruising Tour operators to the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Cycling Cycling club.
  • Scuba-Diving Tour operators.
  • Fishing – Beach Moore Park, Woodgate, Elliott Heads.
  • Fishing – Estuary Baffle Creek is ideal.
  • Fishing – Deep Sea Tour operators.
  • Flora National Parks.
  • Fruit Picking Farms in the area throughout Back Packer Accommodation and Employment Agencies.
  • Gliding The local gliding club.
  • Golfing Several clubs to choose from.
  • Mini Golf/Putt Putt Innes Park Country Club.
  • Horseriding Best suited to Farm Stays and Active Riders and Pony Clubs.
  • Kayaking Kolan and Burnett Rivers and Baffle Creek.
  • Art Painting There are art classes available.
  • Animal Riding Camel Riding at Camelot Holiday Park and Horse riding on Farm Stays in our region.
  • Sailing Local club.
  • Scenic Flight Local operators which includes a Helicopter flight.
  • Shopping Two large shopping centres including the Central Business District.
  • Skating Roller skating rink.
  • Snorkelling Either at the local Hoffmans or Barolin Rocks and on the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Surfing Plenty of beaches to choose from.
  • Swimming Beaches or swimming clubs or at the two City Council Swimming Pools.
  • Tennis The local sporting clubs.
  • Animal Viewing Bundaberg City Council Zoo, Quay Street.
  • Walking Join in with the local club.
  • Wine Tasting Brischettos, Schmeiders Cooperage and Wonbah at Mt Perry.
  • Airport Within two kilometres of the Central Business District and close to our largest shopping centre.
  • Ambulance Close to the Base Hospital and a centre in the Burnett Shire.
  • Automatic Teller Machine At the Banks and some are now in the larger supermarkets.
  • Banking Facilities There are major banks in the City and in and also Building Societies and Credit Unions.
  • Beach In the Burnett Shire you have quite a few to choose from such as Bargara, Moore Park, Mon Repos, Elliott Heads, Innes Park and The Oaks.
  • Boat Ramp In the City at the main boat ramp, Burnett Heads, Bargara, Innes Park, Elliott Heads, River View.
  • Chemist The Major shopping centres and in the Central Business District and Bargara.
  • Cinema/Theatre Moncrieff Theatre and Reading Cinemas.
  • Licensed Club Two large clubs, The Brothers and Across The Waves, RSL and smaller sporting organisations.
  • Service Club Several available.
  • Coach Stop At the Coach Terminal.
  • Dentist Several available.
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale Most business have the facilities for transactions.
  • Fuel Service stations to cater for your needs.
  • Golf Close to the City, Bargara, Innes Park, Coral Cove.
  • Hospital The Base General Hospital and two Private Hospitals.
  • Public Bar Several.
  • Dog Kennels/Catteries Close to the City and in the Country areas.
  • Mechanical Services Several available.
  • Medical Facilities There are a few that bulk bill as there quite a number available.
  • National Park Kinkuna, Deepwater, Eurimbula, Woodgate, Goodnight Scrub are within a two hour drive from the city of Bundaberg.
  • Newsagent Available.
  • Police In Bourbong Street, Bargara, and in the country.
  • Post Office Central Business District, South Bundaberg, Sugarland Shopping Complex, East Bundaberg, North Bundaberg.
  • Public Telephone Several.
  • Rail Terminal Central Business District.
  • Restaurant Several available.
  • Sporting Facilities Several available.
  • Supermarket Several available.
  • Swimming Pool Two Bundaberg City Council owned and private organisations.
  • Takeaway Food Several available.
  • Tennis Court Plenty to choose.
  • Visitor Centres Two centres – City Council and the main regional next to the Base Hospital.
  • Winery Brischetto’s, Wonbah and Schmeiders Cooperage.
  • The Arts Visit our local centre in the Central Business District.
  • Rural/Country Experience the rural atmosphere into the hinterland.
  • Cruise To Lady Musgrave Island or Whale Watching in Season, plus a river cruise down the Burnett River.
  • Diving Local spots plus with a tour operator to the Great Barrier Reef from Bundaberg.
  • Fishing With our local tour operators.
  • Gambling At the local hotels and sporting clubs and organisations.
  • Golf Several clubs and private facilities.
  • Health and Fitness YMCA and private organisations.
  • Homestay Bed and Breakfast and Farm Stays are available.
  • Island Lady Musgrave and Lady Elliot.
  • National Park Several available close to the city and in the hinterland.
  • Nightlife Clubs and Hotels.
  • Off road National Parks and Forestry Reserves.
  • Rail Main Central Railway Station.
  • Reef Experience the Great Barrier Reef from Bundaberg.
  • Shopping Two major shopping centres plus the Central Business District.
  • Sport Several sporting venues throughout the year.
  • Water based Water Skiing, fishing, surfing, diving etc.
  • Wildlife Turtles in season.
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • Bundaberg Tourism

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