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Moore Park

Characterised by the 14 kilometre long stretch of beach front Moore Park Beach is a popular holiday seaside town as well as strong community of locals, located 21 kilometres north of Bundaberg city. There is a wide range of accommodation available from beach huts, villas, motel or holiday park for camping and caravans.

An absolute beachfront location surrounded by parklands. Moore Park boasts almost 20 kilometres of golden sandy beach. The very northern end of the beach is used for four-wheel driving, the southern end is a popular bathing area with seasonal patrols by the Moore Park Surf Lifesaving Club. The beach is also a nesting site for sea turtles including loggerhead sea turtles in summer months.

Moore Park: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Moore Park Beach


Moore Park Beach is only a 15 minute drive from Bundaberg Central Business District. Offering 20 kilometres of unspoilt beaches; the northern end is used for Four Wheel Driving and the southern end is a popular swimming area.

Moore Park Beach is a family friendly beach offering all the services and amenities that may be required during your stay; mini mart, service station, bakery, eateries, sporting clubs, motels, caravan holiday parks, hardware stores and Bed and Breakfasts are all conveniently located.

During the summer months, Moore Park Beach is used as a nesting site for loggerhead sea turtles. To protect the turtles and their eggs, dogs are only allowed on the beach north of Palm View Drive.

Only a short distance up the road from the beach you will find a feeding, roosting and breeding habitat for the local waterbirds.

Moore Park beach is patrolled by lifeguards during the Easter Weekend and Public Holidays from 8am to 5pm. Roving lifeguards patrol the beaches seven days a week between 9am and 5pm.




Moore Park Beach
Moore Park Beach, QLD, 4670

Located 0.5K from Moore Park

Bundaberg Port Marina


The marina offers visitors to the Coral Coast a first class marina facility to access the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage listed Fraser Island. Visitors and patrons enjoy the relaxed marina "feel" with manicured grass areas and well maintained gardens for you to soak up and enjoy while eating fish and chips beside the river from their takeaway seafood shop. As the "most popular entry point" into Australia, the marina has a diverse range of cultures and vessels that constantly change giving a unique experience for visitors to the region.




15 Marina Drive
Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

Located 12.0K from Moore Park

South Head Parklands and Playground, Burnett Heads


Located on the waterfront at the gorgeous Burnett Heads, this beautiful park offers plenty of space to run and play. For the kids there is a large climbing frame and a smaller playground. For the adults, sit back and enjoy the view of the pristine blue water whilst watching the kids play in the great outdoors. There is also a skate park in the vicinity.

This is also the start of the Turtle Trail walk which will take you all the way to Bargara - perfect for a walk or bike ride.




Jones Street
Burnett Heads, QLD, 4670

Located 14.3K from Moore Park

Oaks Beach


Only 18 kilometres north east of Bundaberg you will find Oaks Beach - a small beach good for snorkelling, fishing, rock walking or swimming. There is also a 200 metre stretch of beach perfect for surfing.

The best places for fishing are off the rocks or groyne at Oaks Beach which are the best places to reach the deep water.

The best playground to check out in Burnett Heads is the South Head Parklands where you will find playground equipment for all ages, skate park, wide spaces to kick a ball around and barbecue and picnic facilities.

Unfortunately dogs are not allowed on Oaks Beach.

Oaks Beach is patrolled by Lifesavers seven days a week from 8am to 5pm.





Sea Esplanade,
Oaks Beach
Burnett Heads, QLD, 4670

Located 15.3K from Moore Park

Hinkler Hall of Aviation


Come and be amazed by the awe inspiring, dynamic and unique structure of soaring glass and steel made in the shape of an aircraft wing. Set in the lush Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, the Hinkler Hall of Aviation brings to life the adventures and achievements of Australia's famous pioneer solo aviator Bert Hinkler.

Become part of the story through interactive displays; fly like Bert on the distinctive glide simulators, be enthralled by Bert's life achievements and personal story in the movie theatrettes, sit in the replica Avro Baby aircraft and also view the original from his record setting 1921 flight. With numerous full size display aircraft exhibits and unique museum artefacts, including the beautifully restored Hinkler House 'Mon Repos', Bert Hinkler's relocated Southampton home, this memorable and extraordinary experience in Bundaberg, Queensland is a must do aviation adventure.

Hungry? Take in the surrounding Botanic Gardens flora and fauna while you relax and enjoy fresh delicious meal options and coffee at Caf? 1928, an exclusive experience in a truly unique setting.




Corner Mount Perry Road and Young Street
Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

Located 15.7K from Moore Park

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens and Playground


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. Take a walk on the paths to discover the hidden Japanese Gardens and the spectacular temple in the Chinese Gardens. The Bundaberg Botanic Gardens also play home to the Hinkler Hall of Aviation, Hinkler House, Cafe 1928, The Bundaberg and District Historical Museum and the nearby Bundaberg Railway Museum (small costs for entry). On Sundays the Australian Sugarcane Railway offer steam train runs along the 2 kilometre train track through the gardens (available for a very small fee).

You can purchase duck food from Cafe 1928 to entice the birdlife closer for fantastic photo opportunities. Take a picnic rug and your own food as the Botanic Gardens are the perfect spot for a picnic or organise some food from Cafe 1928.





Mount Perry Road
Bundaberg North, QLD, 4670

Located 15.8K from Moore Park

Fairymead House Sugar History Museum


The relocated and restored Fairymead House overlooks the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens with the splendour of a bygone era. Built in 1890, this grand plantation house includes the Sugar History Museum, exploring the development of the local sugar industry from its earliest days. View the magnificent Indian bungalow architecture and discover the history of the Bundaberg sugar industry and the pioneer sugar families through self guided exploration of the heritage listed Fairymead House.

Fairymead House is available for hire as a wedding/function/conference venue. If you are looking for a venue with a difference Fairymead House is the ideal location for you. The majestic plantation house offers an exclusive function venue for a maximum of 60 guests. Set amongst the lush tropical surrounds of the Botanic Gardens. Fairymead House is a fantastic venue for your special wedding photographs. Please contact their friendly staff for availability and pricing.




Thornhill Street
Bundaberg North, QLD, 4670

Located 16.3K from Moore Park

Bundaberg Railway Museum


Bundaberg's first railway station, built in 1881 as an outlet for the Mt Perry railway bringing copper from the mines, is now preserved as a proper museum. Located some 500 metres from its original site, the museum houses a wide variety of railway items past and present.

The museum is a haven for train buffs. It include photos, uniforms and catering items from dining rooms to the Tilt Train. Books, including office records, engine driver's manuals, timetables and rule books. Tools of various types: locomotive spanners, heavy jacks and track work tools, Interlocked signal cabin recovered from Lowmead station, the last CTC panel from Bundaberg, and modern day transponders, A 1921 guard's van (originally a sleeping car) and a butter car insulated with cow's hair which stays cool even without the ice blocks.

Static displays outside include a diamond crossing for cane trams to cross the government lines and various couplings, buffers, drawhooks and air hoses used on older rolling stock.




28 Station Street,
Corner Wilmot Street
Bundaberg North, QLD, 4670

Located 16.6K from Moore Park

Moore Park: Events

Oceanfest Bundaberg


If seafood 'floats your boat', don't miss the saltiest event - the Bundaberg Seafood Festival - Oceanfest Bundaberg!

The festival will be held in the picturesque Port Marina precint and focusses on quality, local seafood, local wines, local beers, themed entertainment and a range of ocean orientated attracts and displays for all members of the family.

Don't miss this newest festival, experiencing 'trawler to table' fresh seafood!


Event Dates
2017
      26th Aug


17 Marina Drive
Burnett Heads, QLD, 4670

Located 12.1K from Moore Park

Studio Tours - Bundaberg - Crush Festival


In studios, lounge rooms and outdoors, artists are busy creating! These special bus tours will take you direct to where art is being made in the region.

Bundaberg tour departs from Creative Regions and stops include: Paul Perry, Jan DeMattia and New Vintage. Lunch will be shared at Creative Regions HQ and will include an artist talk by Jay Feather and Julie Hylands (whose work will be exhibited in the space).

Discover more about all each artist participating on their website. This is a unique opportunity to speak directly with artists, purchase an original work or piece from this region and of course enjoy a day out with friends. Seats are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Crush Festival is a Bundaberg Regional Council event managed by Creative Regions with the support of Presenting Partner Tourism and Events Queensland. Creative Regions is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.


Event Dates
2017
      13th Oct


67 Perry Street
Bundaberg North, QLD, 4670

Located 17.0K from Moore Park

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