The Bargara, Bundaberg and Coral Coast
regions boasts plenty of attractions and activities to jam
pack your holiday with wonderful experiences and memories
whatever your pace! Base yourself at your Coral Coast
Plaza or Turtle Cove Oceanfront Villa Holiday Homes and
explore the many attractions available.
| Coral Coast | Bundaberg
| Real Estate | Golf |
Sport & Recreation
Relaxation | Shopping
| Fishing | Local Delights
| The Hummock |
Southern Great Barrier Reef | Nature
| National & Marine Parks | Short
Good food abounds - choose from Bistro meals at the Bargara
or Lakes Taverns, upmarket dining at Kacys Restaurant or
Kellys Beach Resort, or one of our other many restaurants
and cafes such as The Windmill Café or takeaways.
The local IGA supermarket, Woolworths Shopping Centre, butcher, fish shop, bakeries
and shopping centres carry all your holiday eating needs.
Other local Bargara facilities include Golf Club with Bistro,
Newsagent, Post Office, Real Estate Agents, Hotels and Bottle
Shops, Bowls Club, National Bank, Wide Bay Australia Building
Society, Doctors, Chemist, Veterinary, Art Galleries, YMCA gymnasium, Boutiques
and Souvenir shops.
Dont miss our award winning Turtle
Tracks playground for the kids, Foreshore Boardwalks,
Nielsens Beach (our surfing beach), and Kellys Beach
with the Basin swimming area, a man-made rock
surrounded swimming area which is great for families. Ask
a local how it was made! Lifesavers patrol Nielsens
and Kellys Beaches during summer.
Take a short drive to picturesque Elliott Heads, Coral Cove
International Resort and Golf Course, relaxing Innes Park
then through fields of sugar cane (our major crop) onto
Mon Repos then Burnett Heads at the mouth of the Burnett
River. At nearby Bundaberg Port Marina enjoy a delightful
lunch overlooking the yachts and marina. From there travel
to Moore Park with its expanse of sandy beach.
The thriving regional city of Bundaberg is just 10 minutes
from anywhere on the Coral Coast. The City is host for many
attractions such as Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Bundaberg
Brewed Drinks, Schmeiders Cooperage, Bundaberg Arts Centre,
Movie Theatres, Hinkler House Memorial Museum, Tropical
Winery, Bundaberg Railway Museum, Hinkler Glider Museum,
Mystery Craters, Burnett Riverside Parklands Walk, Alexandra
Park Zoo, Whaling Wall mural, Bundaberg Players Theatre
Group, Bundaberg CBD and many more.
Sunny Bundaberg CBD
The Bargara, Bundaberg and Coral Coast regions have come
of age in the property market. According to Alan Midwood
" Bundaberg house prices managed a 35 percent increase
over 5 years, as it is diversifying into tourism and picking
up momentum from the baby boomer generation". Also, as Michael Matusik says "Bargara Beach is Queensland's most affordable Coastal Region". This growth and interest
can only be sustained with further investment and development
from companies such as Cabe, Mirvac, Austcorp, Metricon and others
alongside with the realisation that the area represents
a quality lifestyle for those who appreciate the benefits
of a truly Queensland experience. Visit your local Richardson & Wrench office to find out more.
There are two 18 hole Gold courses along the Coral Coast.
The Bargara Golf Club is right in the centre of Bargara
and the Coral Cove Golf Club offers ocean side golf greens
with spectacular oceanfront views. The Innes Park Par 3
Golf Club is also close by.
Coral Cove Golf Club
The area offers many activities such as surfing, learn to
surf schools, skating rinks, canoeing, snorkelling, sports
clubs, swimming, go-kart tracks, scuba diving, water slide,
childrens playgrounds, bowling clubs, cycling tracks,
gymnasiums and more.
Your holiday experience can be as adventurous or as relaxed
as you wish. Why not try a locally famous "Hot Rock"
massage at Nunyara Healing in Bargara, take a leisurely
beach stroll, cycle along one of our many cycle paths or
just relax and experience the sounds of the ocean and nature.
You can even gaze at the stars at the Bundaberg Astronomical
With major shopping centres in nearby Bundaberg with Big
W, Woolworths, Coles, Target, Bunnings, Harvey Norman
and many more, why not discover one of the many small businesses
where you can pick up that unique souvenir or fashion piece. Discover Destiny Boutique for that special fashion piece or
Le Shack Homewares in Woongarra St Bundaberg has special
home decor items from around the world. Dont miss
the Shalom Markets held in Bundaberg every Sunday
its a great place to pick up fresh local produce at
With some many different options its difficult to
. Reef, offshore, beach, river, freshwater,
estuary, fly fishing the choice is yours. Bring your gear
and tinny or try one of our professional charter operators.
Local fishing spots at Bargara
Visit one of our farm direct road side stalls to pick up
fresh local produce. Treat yourself to a Strawberry Sundae
at the Strawberry Farm or sample a local drop at one of
our local wineries. Fresh seafood is a region speciality
with ocean direct seafood available year round
WORLD FAMOUS BUNDABERG RUM has its home in Bundaberg with
Distillery Tours available daily. Dont miss the also
famous Bundaberg Brewed Ginger Beer factory and factory
outlet, where you can pick up some unique local softdrink
specialties. A visit to Jakes Candy outlet shop is also
This dormant volcanic cinder cone dates back some1, 060,000
years and is the mother of our spectacular rocky coral coastline
and rich red soil canefields. The first recorded sighting
of the sloping hummock was by one of Englands
greatest navigators Lieutenant Matthew Flinders RN in his
1799 survey whilst sailing off our coastline in the HMS
Investigator. Its a great spot for some panoramic
views of the area or to watch our majestic cane fires at
night. (Cane crushing season is Dec to September, please
watch for cane trains during this time.)
View east to Bargara from the Hummock
For the Scuba Dive or Snorkelling enthusiast, the area abounds
in amazing dive sites right along our coastline. From Hoffmans
Rocks to Barolin Point or anywhere in between to the magnificent
Coral Cays of Lady Musgrave and Lady Elliot , this is the
Great Barrier Reef at its best. Take a Day Cruise
to Lady Musgrave Island or Day Trip flights to Lady Elliot
Island whilst you are here. Enquire and book on this site.
Southern Great Barrier Reef day
Our region abounds in Natures Wonders
Marvel at the
majestic Humpback Whales as they make their way along our
coastline (July Oct). For up close and personal WHALE
WATCHING CRUISES local tour companies offer day trips to
Hervey Bay. Whales and dolphins can also be spotted from
Coral Coast headlands, just pull up a patch of grass and
gaze out to sea. Be amazed and experience nesting Turtles
(Nov-Jan) or emerging turtle hatchlings (Jan-Mar). MON REPOS
is Australia largest mainland TURTLE ROOKERY and is the
most significant loggerhead turtle nesting population in
the South Pacific Ocean region.
The region is surrounded by marine and national parks
Mon Repos Conversation Park, Deepwater and Round Hill National
Parks, Eurimbula National Park, Goodnight Scrub National
Park, Kinkuna section of the Burrum Coast National Park
to name few.
Mon Repos Beach
Within a short drive visit Beautiful Woodgate Beach, the
Whale Watching capital of Hervey Bay, Fraser Island the
Worlds largest sand Island, Childers - Home of the Annual
Multicultural Festival, or historic towns of Maryborough,
Gin Gin or the Town of 1770.
THESE ARE JUST A SNAPSHOT OF ALL THE ATTRACTIONS
THAT CAN BE PART OF YOUR BARGARA, BUNDABERG AND
CORAL COAST HOLIDAY.
For inquiries about any of the attractions
above, please contact
Bundaberg Region Limited Tel : 07 4153 8888 |