Blessed with one of the world’s most agreeable climates and encapsulating a diversity of landscapes from shoreline to hinterland, the 6400 square kilometres of the Bundaberg Region is unsurpassed for its liveability.
A dynamic and emerging Queensland city, Bundaberg is the centrepiece of the region which includes long established rural communities at Gin Gin and Childers.
Noted for its environmental excellence, pristine waterways and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg Region showcases everything that nature’s palette can create. Agricultural pursuits the envy of the nation and iconic products that take the name of Bundaberg to the world - we are a community on the rise.
Located on the Bruce Highway, Childers is the southern gateway to the Bundaberg Region.
A comfortable 45 minutes drive through regional heartland gives way to an impressive vista of rich red volcanic soils partnered with green sweeping fields of sugar cane and countless hectares of macadamia and avocado trees.
The tree lined main street of Childers corridor stately heritage listed buildings that create an unforgettable atmosphere.
Smaller villages are dotted across the region bearing quaint names like Apple Tree Creek, Cordalba, Woodgate, Booyal and Buxton. Woodgate Beach is an unsurpassed 16 kilometre stretch of coastline and provides recreational opportunities on the region’s waterways.
A typical Queensland country town, Gin Gin always provides a warm welcome for visitors.
Immediately recognisable for its spacious main street area, Gin Gin is a former winner of a Tidy Towns Award as Queensland’s Friendliest Town.
The State’s only bushranger, the notorious Wild Scotchman also used to roam the district. The only holdup the highway traveller will experience these days is a desire to stop and enjoy the beautifully shaded and streetscaped median strip and the delightful informal dining on offer.
Majestic Lake Monduran with its renowned camping and barramundi fishing and district sights including the Boolboonda Tunnel and Goodnight Scrub beckon visitors to enjoy a few days exploring the Bundaberg Region hinterland.