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Melaleuca Track
Woodgate, Bundaberg Area

Free Entry - Entry Information

13 7468


Burrum Coast National Park conserves essential habitat for wildlife of the coastal vegetation communities. Remarkable cabbage tree palm forests are one of several coastal lowland vegetation types protected in the Woodgate section of this park.

The Melaleuca track passes through wallum vegetation and around saltpans, paperbark swamps and mangroves. Birds are abundant near swamps and mangroves in the early morning.

About the Walk

12.3 kms
3-4 hours
Half Day Walk
Access to this circuit is via Burrum Point campground or Walkers Point picnic area.

Walk Highlights

  • Wallum vegetation
  • Abundant birdlife
  • Mangroves

Walk Hints

Please do not feed the kangaroos. Prevent erosion by keeping to the formed tracks. Wear a hat, sunscreen and carry water.

Best Time To Go

Between August and October, when the wildflowers are in bloom.

Property Details


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


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Walking

Other Information

Further Details:
The best time to visit the Melaleuca Track is between August and October when the wildflowers are in bloom. Highlights of this trail include: wallum vegetation, abundant vegetation and mangroves. The track has an easy classification and is 12.3 kilometres long. This should take between three and four hours to complete. Please do not feed the kangaroos. Prevent erosion by keeping to the formed tracks. Wear a hat, sunscreen and carry water.

How To Get There:
From Childers, travel two kilometres east on the Bruce Highway. Turn off to Goodwood then travel 45 kilometres to Woodgate township. From Bundaberg, follow Barolin Street (which becomes Goodwood Road) and travel 60 kilometres to Woodgate township. Roads within the park are gravel or sand.

Free Entry

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Map of Melaleuca Track
Burrum Coast National Park
Queensland 4660 Australia

Contact Details

13 7468


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