Things To Do Bundaberg Region
Don’t sleep on the things to do in Bundaberg. Visit the place that gave the drink its name. With an abundance of opportunities to eat fresh food, spot wildlife and go on some unforgettable excursions, Bundaberg is a city so much more than its name.
That being said, you’d be remiss to skip out on the distillery that put Bundaberg on the map. Visitors can wander around the museum or book themselves a full distillery tour (which includes a top-shelf rum tasting at the end—yes, please!) and check out beautiful historical homes afterward.
Start your day with a snorkel over the Great Barrier Reef, then visit the Bundaberg Rum Distillery for a look behind the scenes and sample some rum, before heading to the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens for an afternoon of tropical activities.
Lady Musgrave Experience has a range of things to do when visiting the Great Barrier Reef. For a day in the sun, be sure to book a full day tour with them. The ultra-comfortable Reef Empress ferries guests out to the turquoise waters and white sand beaches of Lady Musgrave Island. Once there the options are plenty: keen swimmers can snorkel and dive, while others can hop on a glass bottomed boat to spot turtles below or whales on the horizon.
How about a whale watch adventure? Lady Musgrave Experience have a 100% success rate in seeing whales while on tour. Between July to October is your chance to get up close and personal with one of the largest creatures in the ocean – humpback whales!
The Mon Repos Turtle Centre is an additional must for wildlife lovers planning a holiday to the Great Barrier Reef. It’s home to the largest loggerhead turtle nesting population in the South Pacific and is a majestic spot to witness turtle hatchings in season.
Travel through the Bundaberg region, where you don’t need to travel far to see the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Visit Our Lady of Musgrave Island, where you can snorkel in the clear blue water and view the thriving coral reef life.
Get ready for the Best Scuba Diving Experience on the Great Barrier Reef where we can cater for the most experienced and adventurous scuba diver to the absolute beginner. From underwater photography to discovering ship wrecks, you’ll be amazed at what the Great Barrier Reef has to offer.
Nothing beats the thrill of seeing these magnificent creatures in their natural environment. You are almost so close you can touch them and they are as interested in you as you are in them.
Join us for a guided, informative island walk around Lady Musgrave Island, teeming with wildlife and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef. Discover the beauty and wildness of this little uninhabited island and it’s marine sanctuary.
Glass Bottom Boats
Come and experience the best Reef tour in Bundaberg on a glass bottom boat that allows you to have a full Reef experience and view the underwater world without getting wet. You’ll relax in the high visibility glass bottom boat as our crew take you on a highly informative and visual tour of the Great Barrier Reef.
Turtles – Mon Repos
Mon Repos is a truly special place, and it’s why we singled out this region as a must do experience when visiting Bundaberg. Mon Repos provides the largest concentration of nesting turtles on the eastern Australian mainland and has the most significant loggerhead turtle nesting region in the South Pacific.