Childers is the southern most township of Central Queensland and only a short three and a half hour car journey from Brisbane.
This historical town is positioned on a ridge with magnificent views overlooking thousands of hectares of vivid green sugarcane and avocado farms. Visitors can step back in history as they visit the town's many historical buildings - some dating back to Queensland's early pioneering days.
As the centre of the thriving Isis Shire, Childers offers a relaxed and welcoming country atmosphere. Nearby Woodgate Beach and National Park offers an unspoilt coastal playground for visitors seeking peace and quiet.
Bundaberg is a progressive city surrounded by a patchwork of sugarcane fields. It has a wide deep river and is popular as an Australian first port of entry for sea faring travellers.
Bundaberg is an ideal holiday centre with excellent holiday accommodation, attractions and entertainment. Coastal resorts provide excellent seaside holidays.
For visitors eager to explore the wondrous Great Barrier Reef, day trips and overnight stays to the reef leave from Bundaberg.
It is a sports minded city and has produced many world class athletes. Bundaberg features an easy going lifestyle, with its climatic position making it the fifth equable climate in the world.
The Bundaberg Coral Coast and Country Region encompasses a diversity of experiences, making it an ideal holiday location. True Gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef - day tours, resort stays, wilderness camping and multi-day live aboard dive cruises are all on offer.
With its pristine environment the region is home to many marine creatures. Humpback whales pass close to the shoreline en route to Hervey Bay, and Australia’s largest mainland turtle rookery is situated at Mon Repos Beach. Reef walk, snorkel and dive on one of the great wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef.
Throughout the region there is a sense of history mixed with wilderness adventure, rural experiences and warm country hospitality. All this and more is waiting for you to enjoy. At the centre of the sugar cane country is Bundaberg, or “Bundy” as it is more fondly known.
Bundaberg a progressive city of around 50,000, is 14 kilometres from the Coral Coast, where the townships of Elliott Heads, Innes Park, Bargara and Burnett Heads boast some of the most pristine beaches in Australia.To the south is Buxton, one of the last unspoilt fishing villages, and Woodgate with an abundance of wildlife in the surrounding national parks.
Childers, a National Trust town, is set on top of rolling hills of red soil, and the northern Town of 1770 is the first place that James Cook landed in Queensland.
The Central and North Burnett provides a contrast to the coastal areas of the region with its rugged gorges, imposing mountain ranges and serene rural views. 15 National Parks preserve and provide a diverse range of experiences, from rugged mountain hikes, sleepy riverside campgrounds and the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.