Birds of Bundaberg

Multiple Locations

The Bundaberg Region offers so many options to learn about the local flora and fauna. This journey takes in the Moore Park Beach water birds, feed the birdlife at the Botanic Gardens, head to Baldwin Swamp to meander the tracks that wind through the forest taking you down close to the lakes. Lastly, make your way to Mon Repos beach - if you are visiting during summer no visit is complete with a turtle encounter at the Mon Repos Conservation Park.

Journey Details

Duration
8 Hours
Distance
36 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Full itinerary

Moore Park Beach - Water Birds

Just a couple of minutes drive from the beach, you will find the Moore Park Beach lagoon. This quiet oasis is a nesting ground for birds such as the Great Egret, Plumed Whistling duck, Black-winged stilt, Royal Spoonbill and the Australasian Grebe.

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Car
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 2: Suitable for families with young children
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens

There is something for everyone at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens. Situated in North Bundaberg on Mount Perry Road, the gardens span 27 hectares of land and feature a magnificent lake which is home to 114 species of birds. The Bundaberg Botanic Gardens are a picturesque location for birdwatching and taking photos.

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Car
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 2: Suitable for families with young children
Suggested Stops
Cafe 1928
Fairymead House and Sugar History Museum
Hinkler Hall of Aviation
Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

Known as Bundaberg's own slice of "Kakadu", Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park is a quiet oasis not far from the heart of Bundaberg. You will find over 75 species of birds in this environmental park in picturesque surroundings - perfect for the avid bird watcher. Beautiful walking trails throughout the area. There is also a picnic area.

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Car
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 2: Suitable for families with young children
Suggested Stops
Grunskes By The River

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Ayr, Burdekin Area
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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.

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