About The Area

Bundaberg is a vibrant diverse region just four hours north of Brisbane. Situated at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, and enjoying the world’s most superb climate.

The Bundaberg region is located in the heart of a rich sugar and horticultural belt supported by a growing manufacturing sector.  The city is surrounded by a green sea of rich sugar cane and many farms growing Australia’s finest small crops. Bundaberg is the home of ‘the famous Aussie Spirit’, Bundaberg Rum, leading drinks manufacturer Bundaberg Brewed Drinks and many others of international recognition.

Visitors are well catered for in this dynamic, modern riverside city with a wide choice of accommodation and shopping, restaurants and eateries and a host of exciting visitor attractions. Historic buildings and modern architecture blend seamlessly with a bustling central business district full of parks and gardens to make Bundaberg an attractive provincial capital with a touch of country charm.

Bundaberg region offers a wide variety of services and vital infrastructure. These include three major hospitals, public schools and private colleges, and major campuses of CQUniversity and Institute of Technical and Further Education (TAFE).

The city, serving a population of 100,000 people, is a vital regional business hub for Queensland, boasting excellent shopping, sporting, cultural and tourism facilities and has become a popular venue for the staging of conferences and major events. The city has an active business and professional community, who share expertise and insight into building a strong and sustainable regional economy.

Just a few minutes stroll from the city centre you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of Alexandra Park, and experience the first of several stages of breathtaking riverside development in the Bundaberg Regional Council’s ambitious Riverside Parklands project.

The pristine shores of Bargara and the Coral Coast, just a short 15 minute drive from the city centre. You can also experience our own natural wonders at the Mon Repos Turtle Rookery, celebrating and preserving Australia’s most significant mainland turtle-nesting beach

The waters of the Coral Coast are a proven snorkeling, fishing and diving paradise, and the local coastal villages ensure a great touring route to fully discover the Bundaberg region, from shining sea and beautiful reef, to mountain views and rural hinterland.