The Wide Bay Burnett starts just over an hour drive from Brisbane is a stunning tapestry of nature’s wonders uniting the iconic World Heritage listed Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef. The calm protected waters of Hervey Bay offer a natural playground for thousands of majestic Humpback Whales providing the worlds best up close and personal whale watching experience while at Bundabergs Mon Repos you will find one of the largest turtle rookerys in the world. The beauty of the Wide Bay Burnett and its coastal and inland historical towns and villages are complimented by a stunning coastline of pristine, white sandy and stunning mountain ranges.
The splendour is certainly not confined to the coast, with inspiring heritage towns along with national parks, native woodlands, heath and dense rainforest and the beautiful Mary and Burnett Rivers.
As part of the UNESCO recognised Great Sandy Biosphere, the region’s unique and diverse natural attractions are officially recognised in the same class as the Galapagos Islands and Central Amazon. Eco-experiences revitalise the soul, adventure activities get the heart racing, history of the region will amazes, art and culture inspires, local food and wine tantalises the tastebuds and the lifestyle captivates; the Wide Bay Burnett is the perfect destination offering unlimited experiences for you to savour.