Burrum Heads

Life moves slowly at Burrum Heads, which makes this sleepy fishing village a great place to go for a relaxing getaway. Just a short drive from Hervey Bay, Burrum Heads is located at the southern entrance of the mouth of the Burrum River. With extensive sand flats, beach channels and mangrove-lined waterways - it's an idea location for prawning, crabbing and fishing. For those who enjoy being out on the water, there's the chance to go canoeing, boating or paddle boarding. Keep an eye out for birdlife as you cruise the waterways.

There's a range of budget accommodation found in town - from campsites to holiday houses - many offering breathtaking water views. Be sure to go for a walk in the nearby Burrum Coast National Park, with mangrove-lined riverbanks, wallum heath and tea tree stained swamps.

Burrum Heads
Burrum Heads, Burrum Coast
Queensland
Australia

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Inkerman Hill

Home Hill, Burdekin Area
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Inkerman Hill, a 10 minute drive south of the township of Home Hill, provides an excellent vantage point to take in the surrounding countryside. With an elevation of around 215 metres above sea level at the summit, local farms, the township of Home Hill, and some waterways around the Groper Creek area and Cape Upstart are visible.

Groper Creek

Home Hill, Burdekin Area
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Groper Creek is a laidback location, where you can sit back, relax and unwind. You can launch your tinnie from the boat ramp, or fish from the jetty. The area is well known for its fantastic fishing and crabbing.

Alva Beach

Ayr, Burdekin Area
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Alva is a relaxed Burdekin location, 15 minutes drive from Ayr. Holiday houses and permanent residences fill the township, with Alva Beach a short stroll over the sand dune. A lookout area is located to the right as you enter the township.

Burdekin

Ayr, Burdekin Area
Just one hour's drive south of Townsville is the Burdekin Shire - the sugar capital of Australia, fishing mecca, bird watching paradise and traditional homeland of the Gudjuda Aboriginal people. The Burdekin region is one of the only districts in Australia which still employs the traditional practice of burning cane prior to harvesting.

Home Hill

Home Hill, Burdekin Area
Situated on the southern side of the Burdekin Bridge (known as the Silver Link) with an economy driven by sugar and agriculture, Home Hill offers landscapes dominated by lush green canefields as well as access to some of North Queensland's finest produce.

Ayr

Ayr, Burdekin Area
Situated on the north side of the mighty Burdekin River, 85 kilometres south of Townsville, the prosperous rural community of Ayr is the main town in the Burdekin Shire. This is prime sugar country, with about 80,000 hectares of land under sugar cane, and an annual production of about 1.
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