Think of RUM and you think of Bundaberg. The Bundaberg spirit delight is the key high profile export industry of Bundaberg, but the city really has a lot to offer. Bundaberg is very nice place.

Bundaberg is 100k sth of Gladstone and is a sugar cane town. The river also is an important feature of the region; in an earlier era the Burnett River was a major movement and shipping of cane and consumable goods. The rich red soil of the region has determined Bundaberg is also a major supplier of fresh produce to Queensland.

Bundaberg as a European township was founded by timber getters Bob and George Stewart and Lachlan Tripp in 1867. The first farmers in the area arrived soon after. Timber was the first established industry in Bundaberg. In 1868 a sawmill was erected on the Burnett River downstream from the Stuart and Watson holdings. The city was surveyed, laid out and named Bundaberg in 1870.

As stated the city's better-known exports is Bundaberg Rum, which is made from the sugar cane by-product molasses Bundaberg is also home to beverage producer Bundaberg Brewed Drinks

The Bundaberg central business district is a well planned community meeting place.

Bundaberg has four museums all located near the Botanic Gardens. Visitors should acquaint themselves with multi museum discount offer.

The Bundaberg War Memorial holds central presence near the Post Office.

The Churches in Bundaberg are classic and early century structures.

In keeping with the Bundaberg climate and early tourism eras hotels made an important contribution to the early travel era.

Heritage diary



Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium Gardens
Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing Skydiving
Skiing Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course