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Birds of Bundaberg
8 Hours  / 36 Kilometres

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Description

The Bundaberg Region offers so many options to learn about the local flora and fauna. This journey takes in the Moore Park Beach water birds, feed the birdlife at the Botanic Gardens, head to Baldwin Swamp to meander the tracks that wind through the forest taking you down close to the lakes. Lastly, make your way to Mon Repos beach - if you are visiting during summer no visit is complete with a turtle encounter at the Mon Repos Conservation Park.


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Journey Routes


  • Moore Park Beach - Water Birds

    Just a couple of minutes drive from the beach, you will find the Moore Park Beach lagoon. This quiet oasis is a nesting ground for birds such as the Great Egret, Plumed Whistling duck, Black-winged stilt, Royal Spoonbill and the Australasian Grebe.
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  • Bundaberg Botanic Gardens

    Located on a sprawling 27 hectares of land, you will find up to 114 species of birds at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens. The Bundaberg Botanic Gardens are a picturesque location for birdwatching and taking photos.
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  • Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

    Known as Bundaberg's own slice of "Kakadu", Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park is a quiet oasis not far from the heart of Bundaberg. You will find over 75 species of birds in this environmental park in picturesque surroundings - perfect for the avid bird watcher.
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Journey Details

Duration8 Hours Itinerary TypeLand
Distance36 KilometresItinerary RouteOne Way
Mode of TravelCar
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - 2

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Meditating
    Meditating
  • Walking
    Walking


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Children:
Yes.


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Birds of Bundaberg Full Itinerary


Moore Park Beach - Water Birds

Just a couple of minutes drive from the beach, you will find the Moore Park Beach lagoon. This quiet oasis is a nesting ground for birds such as the Great Egret, Plumed Whistling duck, Black-winged stilt, Royal Spoonbill and the Australasian Grebe.



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Water birds of Moore Park lagoon
Water birds of Moore Park lagoon
Feeding the birds at Moore Park lagoon
Feeding the birds at Moore Park lagoon
Moore Park Beach lagoon is a great location for a picnic
Moore Park Beach lagoon is a great location for a picnic
Moore Park Beach Lagoon
Moore Park Beach Lagoon


Route Details

Duration:
15 Mins
Distance:
18 Kilometres
Mode of Travel:
Car
Route Type:
One Way
Suggested Stops:

- Cafe 1928

Experiences
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Educational Tourism
    Educational Tourism
  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Flora/Fauna
    Flora/Fauna
  • Historic/Heritage
    Historic/Heritage


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 2



Bundaberg Botanic Gardens

Located on a sprawling 27 hectares of land, you will find up to 114 species of birds at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens. The Bundaberg Botanic Gardens are a picturesque location for birdwatching and taking photos.



Photos

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Sunset at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Sunset at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens


Route Details

Duration:
10 Mins
Distance:
5 Kilometres
Mode of Travel:
Car
Route Type:
One Way

Experiences
  • Flora/Fauna
    Flora/Fauna
  • Lakes/Rivers/Dams
    Waterways
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Wildlife
    Wildlife


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 2



Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

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Known as Bundaberg's own slice of "Kakadu", Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park is a quiet oasis not far from the heart of Bundaberg. You will find over 75 species of birds in this environmental park in picturesque surroundings - perfect for the avid bird watcher.



Route Details

Duration:
10 Mins
Distance:
5 Kilometres
Mode of Travel:
Car
Route Type:
One Way

Experiences
  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  • Flora/Fauna
    Flora/Fauna
  • Lakes/Rivers/Dams
    Waterways
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Wildlife
    Wildlife


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 2



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Driving Directions

1 - Moore Park Beach - Water Birds
Start from:1 Park Drive, Moore Park Beach QLD 4670, Australia
End at:Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, Bundaberg North QLD 4670, Australia
Distance:18.5 km
Duration:16 mins
Directions:
  1. Head southeast on Park Drive toward Lagoon Drive
  2. Continue onto Moore Park Rd
  3. Slight left onto Mount Perry Rd/State Route 3
  4. Turn right onto Gin Gin Rd/Mount Perry Rd
    Destination will be on the right
2 - Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Start from:Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, Bundaberg North QLD 4670, Australia
End at:Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, Bundaberg North QLD 4670, Australia
Distance:1 m
Duration:1 min
Directions:
  1. Head north on Gin Gin Rd/Mount Perry Rd
3 - Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park
Start from:Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, Bundaberg North QLD 4670, Australia
End at:19 Steindl Road, Bundaberg East QLD 4670, Australia
Distance:5.8 km
Duration:11 mins
Directions:
  1. Head east on Gin Gin Rd/Mount Perry Rd toward Bundaberg-Gin Gin Rd
    Continue to follow Mount Perry Rd
    Go through 1 roundabout
  2. Slight right onto Queen St
    Go through 1 roundabout
  3. Turn left onto Perry St
  4. Take the 1st right onto Quay St
  5. Turn left to stay on Quay St
  6. Quay St turns slightly right and becomes Toonburra St
  7. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Bourbong St East
  8. Slight right onto Scotland St
  9. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Steindl Rd




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