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Everything moves at a different pace in the picturesque fishing village of Burrum Heads, a short drive from Hervey Bay on Queensland's beautiful Fraser Coast.

Burrum Heads offers the ultimate in beachfront tranquillity while its calm blue waters provide excellent opportunities for fishing, canoeing, boating and safe swimming. Burrum Heads is nestled in the southern entrance of the mouth of the Burrum River with views across to Hervey Bay and the top end of Fraser Island.

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Pitch the tent or park the caravan at one of two waterfront caravan parks or rent one of the many holiday houses. The waterways are teaming with marine life, while more than 90 species of birds inhabit the area. Fishing is Burrum Heads' main attraction. The Burrum River's extensive sand flats, channels and mangrove-lined banks create perfect conditions for fishing, crabbing and prawning

Find adventure for all your family and friends at an African-themed adventure and caravan park on the banks of the Burrum River, with activities such as canoeing, fishing, sky diving, laser skirmish and commando courses.

You can follow the Burrum Coast Discovery Drive to nearby Toogoom, another picturesque coastal village. The trail will also take you to the beautiful Arkarra Lagoons; a haven for turtles, eels, fish, ducks, and waterbirds,, and the Ted and Maud Mungomery Vine Forest Reserve with walking tracks taking you through the last littoral vine forest in Hervey Bay.

Golfers can tee off on either the Craignish Golf and Country Club or Fraser Lakes Golf Course, both located on the left off the Pialba-Burrum Heads Road.

Bordering Burrum Heads is the Burrum Coast National Park, with mangrove-lined riverbanks, wallum heath with spectacular wildflowers and tea tree-dominated swamps. The southern section of the park, the Burrum River Section, is located on both sides of the Burrum Heads Road just before Burrum Head's township.

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