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Mon Repos Walking Track
Mon Repos, Bundaberg Area

Free Entry

13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au

Description

Mon Repos Conservation Park is the largest loggerhead turtle rockery in the South Pacific. From November to March, visitors to Mon Repos can witness one of nature's most fascinating spectacles — the annual pilgrimage of sea turtles. Adult turtles come ashore to lay eggs on Mon Repos beach. About eight weeks later young sea turtles hatch and race to the sea.

About the Walk

4.5 kms
2 hours
Short Walk
Easy
Return
From the Mon Repos Visitor Information Centre.

Walk Highlights

Walk Hints

Take drinking water with you and wear sunscreen. Insect repellent is recommended. From November to late March, public access to the beach is restricted from 6pm and 6am to protect nesting turtles and hatchlings.

Ranger-guided turtle viewing tours operate from the information centre between 7pm and 1am. Bookings are essential.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

General Comments

Mon Repos Walking Track highlights include: sand dunes, bird watching and turtle rockery. The track is 4.5 kilometres long and should take approximately two hours to complete. The walk has been classified as easy in difficulty.

Take drinking water with you and wear sunscreen. Insect repellent is recommended. From November to late March, public access to the beach is restricted from 6.00 p.m. and 6.00 a.m. to protect nesting turtles and hatchlings.

How To Get There

Mon Repos is about 4.5 hour drive north from Brisbane and 15 minutes (14 kilometres) east of Bundaberg. From Bundaberg, follow the signs to Bargara along the Bundaberg-Bargara Road. Follow the signs to the entrance of Mon Repos Conservation Park on the left. Access to the park is from the main road entry or from the beach via a boardwalk.


Free Entry


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