National Parks

Joseph Banks Conservation Park

This historic coastal peninsula near Agnes Water is a little-known jewel on the central Queensland coast. Joseph Banks Conservation Park's rocky headland juts north into the sea, with ocean to the east and quiet estuarine waters to the west. Protecting almost all the undeveloped terrain around the h...

Light House Bommie Dive Site

The Light House Bommie site off Lady Elliot Island in the Great Barrier Reef is a group of small coral outcrops packed with marine life. Snorkel across a sandy patch, descend past a coral ledge and drift onto the bommies to see Manta Rays waiting to be cleaned by Cleaner Wrasse. Home to batfish, sti...

Melaleuca Track

Burrum Coast National Park conserves essential habitat for wildlife of the coastal vegetation communities. Remarkable cabbage tree palm forests are one of several coastal lowland vegetation types protected in the Woodgate section of this park. The Melaleuca track passes through wallum vegetation and...

Cania Gorge National Park

Towering, ochre-coloured sandstone cliffs, gorges, caves, Aboriginal freehand art and amazing walks are just some of the attractions of Cania Gorge National Park. Find out about the park's wildlife, vegetation and history at the main picnic area beside pretty Three Moon Creek. Bushwalkers can choose...

Coongarra Rock

For Four Wheel Drive enthusiasts, Coongarra Rock and Falls provide an opportunity to explore rocky outcrops, caves, rock pools and natural vegetation. It is possible to climb the rock but should only be attempted by fit and experienced bushwalkers. It is situated 24 kilometres south of Biggenden and...

Coral Gardens Dive Site

The Coral Gardens at Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef is a very interesting shore dive with a maximum depth of around 12 metres. The gardens were damaged by a cyclone in 1992 but have recovered remarkably since then. This is an extremely good night dive site with all types of marine life...

Bundaberg Turtle Tours at Mon Repos Turtle Centre

Mon Repos Conservation Park is world famous for its marine turtles. Loggerhead, Flatback and Green turtles nest on an accessible mainland beach. The park is also home to Woongarra rainforest remnants, mangroves, a tidal lagoon and historic sites. In winter and spring, take quiet beach walks, watch b...

Mon Repos Walking Track

Mon Repos Conservation Park is the largest loggerhead turtle rockery in the South Pacific. From November to March, visitors to Mon Repos can witness one of nature’s most fascinating spectacles â€" the annual pilgrimage of sea turtles. Adult turtles come ashore to lay eggs on Mon Repos beac...

Cochrane Artificial Reef Dive Site

Cochrane Artificial Reef in Woongarra Marine Park offers a variety of sites just off the coast from Bargara, Elliot Heads or Riverview in the Bundaberg region.Explore the 33 metre wreck 'Ceratadus II' (Sand Dredge), two Mohawk aircraft, King Air aircraft, water tower and a huge concrete modules, pip...

Lake Monduran

Lake Monduran is located 20 kilometres north of Gin Gin on the Bruce Highway and four kilometres east down Monduran Dam Road. The lake is the largest impoundment in Australia with both Bass and Barramundi species available all year round with its peak being from mid September through to April each y...

Banksia Track and the Boardwalk

The Woodgate section of Burrum Coast National Park conserves essential habitat for wildlife of the coastal vegetation communities. It starts with a boardwalk experience through a melaleuca (tea tree) swamp. This part is wheelchair accessible and offers a very enjoyable 20-minute return experience fo...

Fern Tree Pool and Giant's Chair Circuit

There is a wide variety of flora and fauna to be observed in Cania Gorge National Park. More than 150 plant species grow in the brigalow forest, eucalypt and cypress pine woodlands, dry rainforest and grassland. In excess of 90 species of birds have been recorded in the park. The best time to visit...

Burrum Coast National Park

Burrum Coast National Park is a showcase of protected coastal lowland vegetation types: paperbark swamps (with cabbage palms - especially in the Woodgate section), wallum heaths and mangroves. The Kinkuna section features a narrow picturesque beach, low coastal dunes, tea-coloured waterways and flat...

Hoffman's Rocks Dive Site

Hoffman's Rocks is a colourful dive in Woongarra Marine Park which can be accessed from Bargara. A feature of the dive is split bommie - two large submerged rocks with a swim through and small cave. Diver's will be treated to seeing resting turtles, bull rays, groupers and wobbegong sharks. There i...

Lake Cania

Lake Cania is situated north of the Cania Gorge National Park about 11 kilometres from the Cania Gorge Picnic Area. The lake sits on the banks of Three Moon Creek which is a tributary of the Burnett River. The lake has a capacity of 88,500 megaliters and is constructed from earth and rockfill that r...

Barolin Rocks Dive Site

Woongarra Marine Park in the Bundaberg region offers some of Queenslands most accessible shore diving including this site at Barolin Rocks. The rocky coastline provides you with plenty of colourful hard and soft corals to explore only a few metres from the shore. Small to medium size species of reef...

Maori Wrasse Bommie Dive Site

The Maori Wrasse Bommie off Lady Elliot Island in the Great Barrier Reef takes its name from the family of Wrasse which frequent the area. Reef sharks are frequently seen patrolling the nearby reef wall and arches area. Follow the wall further north to Spyders Ledge, named for the number of shells b...

Mount Walsh National Park

A prominent landmark in the Biggenden region is the granite bluff area of Mount Walsh, in the northern part of mountainous Mount Walsh National Park. Exposed granite outcrops, rugged ridges and steep forested slopes support a range of vegetation. Follow the 300 metre trail from the picnic area throu...

Dragon Cave and Bloodwood Cave

Cania Gorge National Park conserves a spectacular landscape of prominent sandstone cliffs, caves, eucalypt forest and dry rainforest on sheltered slopes. Follow the Dripping Rock track for 400 metres before taking a right turn over the bridge across Russell Gully. A moderately steep track leads to t...

Sunset Track

Part of a string of wetland remnants in the Bundaberg area, Baldwin Swamp Conservation Park is a tiny slice of Kakadu right in the heart of the city. Waterways here provide valuable feeding and breeding grounds for a variety of waterbirds and other wildlife. As you walk along the Sunset Track beside...