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Mouth of the Boyne River, Boyne Island
Boyne River at Sunset, Boyne Island
Map of Boyne Island

Boyne Island
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Description

Take a short drive south from Gladstone to the picturesque coastal communities of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands and you will experience a relaxed coastal lifestyle centred on attractive beaches, riverside walkways, parklands and recreational activities.

With a population of close to 12,000, these 'twin' communities are linked by a bridge across the beautiful Boyne River.

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Boyne Island - the island you can drive to - offers a quality mix of residential, business, shopping, industry and environment where foreshore parks overlook boats, outrigger crews and fishing on the calm river waters.

The island is also home to Australia's largest Aluminium Smelter - the State's largest user of electricity. It employs 1,300 people to produce up to 558,000 tonnes of Aluminium per year. You are welcome to learn more about this fascinating facility at the Smelter Visitor Centre.

With only a small variation in seasonal water temperatures, the waters of Tannum Sands and Boyne Island are perfect for year-round swimming. The area is a popular stopover for the winter 'migration' from the south!

Boyne has more than 15 kilometres of walks known as The Turtle Way, winding beside the river through bushland, dunes and parks.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Camping
    Camping
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Walking
    Walking

Today's Weather

Currently Temperature Sunrise Sunset
Gladstone Weather Today - Sunny
Mostly
sunny
22 °C 5:17am EST 6:03pm EST

7 Day Forecast

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Forecast Gladstone Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Sunny
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Sunny
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Sunny
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Sunny
Sunny
Minimum 15°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 20°C
Maximum 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 30°C

Weather last updated at 7:19pm Tuesday, 21 October 2014.


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