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Coral Coast Pathways (Burnett Heads to Bargara)
0 Day 2 Hours 0 Minute / 11 Kilometres

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Discover the spirit of the Bundaberg Region, stroll along the regions diverse beaches.

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Burnett Heads to Bargara will see you venturing from the marina, along Oaks Beach through the turtle nesting grounds at Mon Repos, following the coastline down Nielson Park, past the coastal town of Bargara to Kelly's Beach.

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Journey Routes


  • Burnett Heads to Oaks Bach

    "Southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef" Walk to the marina from any point along the coastal pathway or simply enjoy the fantastic views of the Burnett River Burnett Heads Lighthouse Take in the historical significance of the South Head Lighthouse- originally built in 1873, retired in 1971 and relocated in one piece for preservation to Lighthouse Park. The new Burnett Heads Lighthouse is one of two Australian Cospas Sarat satellite ground receiver stations. The Burnett Heritage Trail winds from Oaks Beach via the former Burnett Heads Pilot Station Reserve, to take in both the original South Head Lighthouse and the new taller, automatic Lighthouse. This walk showcases the significant role that our region played in maritime progression. En route you may wish to stop for a while and enjoy the South Head Parklands sports and recreation hub.
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  • Oaks Beach to Neilson's Park

    The Coastal Pathway from oaks Beach to Neilson's Park known as the "Turtle Trail" provides walkers and cyclists with shared pathway to enjoy and experience the region's natural diversity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The pasturage reserve is home to an abundance of native flora and wildlife. When walking or cycling along the trail please stay on the pathway and obey any guidelines. Native wildlife may be encountered on this pathway so please take care.
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  • Bargara to Business District

    Bargara is a popular seaside township 16 kilometres away from the city of Bundaberg. At the heart of the foreshore is the Bargara Streetscape, which incorporates attractive public areas including shady foreshore parks, decks and picnic areas to sit and relax, a walkway that hugs the coastline and play areas including the popular Bargara Foreshore Turtle playground. At Bargara you can enjoy a wide variety of dining options and cuisine. Everything is within walking distance including a shopping centre, accommodation, first class golf course and Bargara's beach.
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  • Bargara to Kelly's Beach

    Bargara's coastline boasts some of Australia's most pristine shoreline coral reefs, thanks to the unique basalt headlands- remnants from nearby Hummock volcanic eruptions many centuries ago. Magnificent white sandy beaches such as Kelly's Beach are nestled along the coastline.
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Journey Details

Duration0 Day 2 Hours 0 MinuteItinerary TypeLand
Distance11 KilometresItinerary RouteOne Way
Mode of TravelWalk
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - Suitable for families with young children

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
    Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Crabbing
    Crabbing
  • Cycle
    Cycle
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Surfing
    Surfing
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Self-Guided
    Self-Guided


Other Information


Visit our Travel Info page or the National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing website for more information. See Park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Coral Coast Pathways (Burnett Heads to Bargara) Full Itinerary


Burnett Heads to Oaks Bach

"Southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef"

Walk to the marina from any point along the coastal pathway or simply enjoy the fantastic views of the Burnett River

Burnett Heads Lighthouse

Take in the historical significance of the South Head Lighthouse- originally built in 1873, retired in 1971 and relocated in one piece for preservation to Lighthouse Park. The new Burnett Heads Lighthouse is one of two Australian Cospas Sarat satellite ground receiver stations.

The Burnett Heritage Trail winds from Oaks Beach via the former Burnett Heads Pilot Station Reserve, to take in both the original South Head Lighthouse and the new taller, automatic Lighthouse. This walk showcases the significant role that our region played in maritime progression. En route you may wish to stop for a while and enjoy the South Head Parklands sports and recreation hub.



Route Details

Duration:
22 Mins
Distance:
1 Kilometres
Mode of Travel:
Walk
Route Type:
One Way
Suggested Stops:

- Burnett Heads Lighthouse

Experiences
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Marine
    Marine
  • Nature based
    Nature based


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 1



Oaks Beach to Neilson's Park

The Coastal Pathway from oaks Beach to Neilson's Park known as the "Turtle Trail" provides walkers and cyclists with shared pathway to enjoy and experience the region's natural diversity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The pasturage reserve is home to an abundance of native flora and wildlife. When walking or cycling along the trail please stay on the pathway and obey any guidelines. Native wildlife may be encountered on this pathway so please take care.



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Bundaberg North Burnett Region
Bundaberg North Burnett Region


Route Details

Duration:
1 Hr 25 Mins
Distance:
8 Kilometres
Mode of Travel:
Plane
Route Type:
One Way
Suggested Stops:

- Oaks Beach
- Mon Repos Conservation Park
- Mon Repos Information Centre
- Mon Repos Waling Track
- Mon Repos Beach
- Neilson's Park

Experiences
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Cultural
    Cultural
  • Cycle
    Cycle
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Historic/Heritage
    Historic/Heritage
  • Marine
    Marine
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Wildlife
    Wildlife


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 2



Bargara to Business District

Bargara is a popular seaside township 16 kilometres away from the city of Bundaberg. At the heart of the foreshore is the Bargara Streetscape, which incorporates attractive public areas including shady foreshore parks, decks and picnic areas to sit and relax, a walkway that hugs the coastline and play areas including the popular Bargara Foreshore Turtle playground. At Bargara you can enjoy a wide variety of dining options and cuisine. Everything is within walking distance including a shopping centre, accommodation, first class golf course and Bargara's beach.



Photos

Bundaberg North Burnett Region
Bundaberg North Burnett Region
Bundaberg North Burnett Region
Bundaberg North Burnett Region


Route Details

Duration:
11 Mins
Distance:
908 Metres
Mode of Travel:
Walk
Route Type:
One Way

Experiences
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Caravan and Camping
    Caravan and Camping
  • Cycle
    Cycle
  • Fishing
    Fishing


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 1



Bargara to Kelly's Beach

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Bargara's coastline boasts some of Australia's most pristine shoreline coral reefs, thanks to the unique basalt headlands- remnants from nearby Hummock volcanic eruptions many centuries ago. Magnificent white sandy beaches such as Kelly's Beach are nestled along the coastline.



Photos

Bundaberg North Burnett Region
Bundaberg North Burnett Region


Route Details

Duration:
24 Mins
Distance:
1 Kilometres
Mode of Travel:
Walk
Route Type:
One Way
Suggested Stops:

- The Basin
- Kelly's Beach

Experiences
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Cycle
    Cycle
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Marine
    Marine


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 1



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