Wide Bay Burnett

Wide Bay Burnett caravan, camping and visitor information.

This amazing region is home to many unforgettable sights and experiences. It is sure to provide special memories for visitors of all ages!

The area covers more than 48,488 square kilometres. It is the second most populated area of the state outside of South East Queensland. It extends from Kalpowar in the north to Nanango in the south. From Bundaberg, Fraser Coast and Gympie in the east and Eidsvold to the west.

The major urban areas in the region are Bundaberg, Gympie, Hervey Bay and Maryborough. Some of the more notable regional towns include Bargara, Biggenden, Blackbutt, Burnett Heads, Cherbourg, Childers, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Gin Gin, Howard, Imbil, Kilkivan, Kingaroy, Monto, Mundubbera, Murgon, Nanango, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay and Wondai.

Known as the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, the region is home to many notable environmental areas. These include the World Heritage listed K’gari (Fraser Island) and the RAMSAR listed Great Sandy Strait wetland.

The unspoiled natural beauty and year round temperate climate help make the Wide Bay Burnett region a special place to visit. On the coastline you’ll find pristine beaches, secluded islands and diverse wetland areas. The inland areas of the region have a lot to offer too. Visit friendly townships, scenic farmlands, rugged mountain ranges, forests, National Parks and mining towns.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday or the thrill of seeing whales up close and personal a visit to the Wide Bay Burnett area will surpass your expectations!

(source: www.abc.net.au, www.dtis.qld.gov.au and en.wikipedia.org)