Water Trails of the Wide Bay Burnett

Regional Water Trails
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Water Trails of the Wide Bay Burnett is a cooperative project between the councils that form the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils (WBBROC) and steered by the Sports and Recreation Committee of the organisation. The aim is to give the user a comprehensive source of information for all water related activities in the region in one complete guide. From pristine inland freshwater rivers, vast lakes and wetlands to the exciting and diverse coastline, the Wide Bay Burnett region of Queensland invites you to enjoy the best it has to offer. Enjoy fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, diving, swimming and more, or just relax and take in the natural beauty. Welcome, and enjoy the perfect place!



Austackle Fishing Competition, South Burnett

Hervey Bay Yacht Squadron Kingfisher Bay Cup, Fraser Coast


Annual Reef and Beef Extravaganza, South Burnett

Yellowbelly Fishing Competition, South Burnett

Family Fishing Competition, North Burnett

SLSQ WBC Branch Junior Championships, Bundaberg

Bundaberg Regatta, Bundaberg

Yamaha Bass Pro Challenge, South Burnett


Lake Cania Fishing Classic, North Burnett

ABT Bass, North Burnett

Hervey Bay Family Fishing Competition, Fraser Coast

Lifestyle for Kids Fishing, North Burnett

Intercity Sailing Regatta, Fraser Coast

Burrum Heads Wind Fest, Bundaberg


Take a Kid Fishing, North Burnett

Easter Sailing Regatta, Fraser Coast

Easter Fishing Classic, Bundaberg


Bay to Bay Yacht Race, Gympie

Australian Fishing Competition, North Burnett

Austackle Fishing Competition, South Burnett

Australian Bass Tournament, South Burnett


Bass Nation, South Burnett

ABT Bass, South Burnett


Opera by the Lake, Bundaberg

Rainbow Beach Fishing Classic, Gympie

ABT Bass, North Burnett

Dragon Boat Regatta, Gympie


Friendlies Cane 2 Coral Fun Run, Bundaberg

Moore Park Beach Festival of Arts, Bundaberg

Rainbow Beach Triathlon, Gympie

Annual “Catch a Catty” Family Fishing Competition, North Burnett

Hervey Bay Seafood Festival, Fraser Coast

Hydrathon, Fraser Coast

Hervey Bay Ocean Festival, Fraser Coast


Secondary Schools Rowing Regatta, Bundaberg

River Festival, Bundaberg

Tin Can Bay Seafood Festival, Gympie

Surf Life Saving Masters Carnival, Fraser Coast

ABT Bass, South Burnett


The Lighthouse Festival, Bundaberg

Pier 2 Pub Ocean Swim, Fraser Coast

Rainbow Beach Nippers Carnival, Gympie

Spring Sailing Regatta, Gympie

Three Rivers Fishing Classic, North Burnett

Fishing Competition, North Burnett

Variety Children’s Queensland Fly Fishing Competition, South Burnett

Multihull Challenge Queensland Title, Fraser Coast

Bjelke-Peterson Dam Fishing Classic, South Burnett

Hervey Bay Sailing Club Cat Challenge, Fraser Coast


Hervey Bay Game Fishing Tournament, Fraser Coast

Mary River Festival, Gympie

Mary Valley Fishing Classic, Gympie

Cania Dam Fishing Competition, North Burnett

Basstastic Finals, South Burnett

Golden Lure Competition, South Burnett

Hervey Bay 100 Triathlon, Fraser Coast


NYE Celebration Torquay Beach, Fraser Coast

Tin Can Bay Foreshore Carnival, Gympie

Austackle Fishing Competition, South Burnett

Cooloola Cup Sailing Regatta, Gympie

Please contact Visitor Information in each Council region for current and up to date information about events.

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