Mon Repos

Mon Repos (meaning My Rest) embodies a diverse and interesting array of historical, environmental and leisure activities of the Bundaberg region all in this one stretch of secluded beach - no wonder the turtles love it here!

Mon Repos has the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the Eastern Australian Mainland which occurs from November to March annually - visitors can witness a mother making her way up the beach to lay a clutch of eggs or from January to March, the hatchlings taking their first breath and scurrying down into the wide blue yonder.

During the day Mon Repos is popular for swimming, sailing and beachside picnics, although pooches aren't welcome due to the fragile nature of the natural environment for turtles.

The beach is open from 6am to 6pm during turtle season and then after dark by turtle tour with the experienced ranges of the Mon Repos Conservation Park.

If you are a bit of a history buff then Mon Repos is where Bert Hinkler undertook some of his first historic glider flights and the Kanaka wall is a testament to the hard work of Melanesians from the South Pacific Islands who were indentured to work in the Queensland canefields from 1879 to 1904 moving volcanic rock from the region into packed rock walls which can be seen all over the regions coastline.

Mon Repos, Bundaberg Area

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Bargara Beach Caravan Park

Bargara, Bundaberg Area
From AU$28.00 - 138.00
Only 12 Kilometres east of Bundaberg is the beautifully positioned Bargara Beach Caravan Park, nestled on 16 acres along the edge of the 50 acre Nielsen Park reserve. The park offers some of the best, most affordable beachside accommodation in the area. The park offers a choice of en suite cabins, fully serviced van sites or huge shady powered or unpowered camping areas able to accommodate vans, tents, or large motor homes. There are two tennis courts, a well equipped camp kitchen and barbecue area, two large amenity blocks and laundry as well as a separate independent disable toilet and shower facility. Situated on a patrolled surf beach frontage Bargara Beach Caravan Park is the perfect destination for swimming, fishing or simply lying around and watching the world go by. Boasting a well stocked kiosk, all trips to nearby islands as well as seasonal whale watch tours can be booked from their office. Importantly the park is within an easy extremely pleasant walk of shops, hotels, golf course, bowls club and restaurants.

Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park

Burnett Heads, Bundaberg Area
From AU$25.00 - 32.00
With a peaceful oceanfront location and small village atmosphere, Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park offers a relaxing holiday. Located just 15 minutes from Bundaberg's city centre the village is a tranquil escape where the Burnett River meets the ocean. Burnett Heads is a popular fishing paradise with boat harbour and ramp, and is just minutes from the Mon Repos Turtle rookery. With a variety of powered and unpowered sites, and the quaint Lighthouse overlooking the park, you'll feel like you've found a home away from home. Pets are welcome on application.
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