Bundaberg is in Queensland, Australia, south of Rockhampton and north of Hervey Bay.
Bundaberg is closely linked to the sugar cane industry. The area is surrounded by cane fields, and the small railway lines used to transport the harvested cane to the mills. The closeness to the cane mills is the reason for the siting of the rum, ginger beer, and sugar industries associated with Bundaberg.
The town itself is set back around 10km from the ocean and the ocean beaches, along the river. Bourbong street is the oddly named main street. Parts are also known as the Isis Highway.
The town of Bargara is essentially the beachside suburb of Bundaberg. Home to many modern apartments, accommodation, and resorts with ocean views. It is close to Bundaberg but has a very different feel to the town centre. It has a small shopping and restaurant strip of its own, and a esplanade with barbecues... (more)
The town of Bargara is essentially the beachside suburb of Bundaberg. Home to many modern apartments, accommodation, and resorts with ocean views. It is close to Bundaberg but has a very different feel to the town centre. It has a small shopping and restaurant strip of its own, and a esplanade with barbecues and picnic tables.
The Burnett River runs through a divides the town. It is crossed by two road bridges and a railway bridge.
Bundaberg is approximately 4 hours drive by car north of Brisbane. Buses do the journey in around 6 hours. Queensland Rail services Bundaberg with the tilt train, and slower Sunlander or Spirit of the Outback services. Adult fare $62.70 one way.
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