Find and book cheap Bundaberg holiday packages
What are the top tips for travelling with children to Bundaberg?
Go for a tasting at the Bundaberg Barrel
Spend an afternoon at Bundaberg Barrel to learn all about the brewing process behind the popular Bundaberg soft drinks. Travellers holidaying on Bundaberg packages can take a self-guided tour to learn about the process behind the drinks and see some brewing happening in real time. The tour includes a tasting of the full range of Bundaberg soft drinks. Before you leave, you can also mix-and-match a six pack of Bundaberg drinks to take with you.
Visit Mon Repos Conservation Park
Mon Repos is a fun and educational spot to visit while holidaying on Bundaberg packages. It’s dedicated to the conservation and protection of the native turtle population. Learn all about what they do through the displays and interactive exhibits in the Turtle Centre. Mon Repos Conservation Park is open year-round, but you’ll get the best experience by booking Bundaberg holiday packages for travel between November and March. This is the nesting and hatching season for the turtles.
Tour the Fairymead House Sugar History Museum
The Bundaberg region is famous for its sugarcane production. It’s been harvested there since the late 1800s, and Bundaberg is one of the leaders in the Australian sugar industry. The Fairymead House Sugar History Museum takes visitors through a traditional 19th century plantation house and sugarcane fields. Head there with the kids while visiting Queensland on Bundaberg holiday packages to see first-hand what it was like living on a sugar plantation back then. You’ll also get the opportunity to sample some of Fairymead House’s fresh sugar cane.
What is the cost of visiting Bundaberg?
Save on your hotel and accommodation in Bundaberg by bundling it together with your flights. The average nightly rate for a hotel room in Bundaberg is about $150 NZD, but you can find even better deals with Webjet’s Bundaberg accommodation and flight packages.
Having a car is the easiest way to explore the Bundaberg region. Webjet has hire cars available that you can reserve while booking your Bundaberg holiday packages. Rates start at about $35 NZD per day. Bundaberg also has a network of public buses that you can use to get around during your holiday. Fares are based on how many zones you travel, starting at $2.50 AUD ($2.70 NZD) and going up to a maximum of $5.80 AUD ($6.20 NZD).
Don’t forget to budget for the different activities and attractions you’d like to enjoy while holidaying on Bundaberg accommodation and flight packages. Entrance to Mon Repos Conservation Park costs $13.20 AUD ($14.10 NZD) for adults and $9.15 AUD ($9.80 NZD) for kids. Tickets to visit the Fairymead House Sugar Museum are $8 AUD ($8.55 NZD) for adults and $4 AUD ($4.30 NZD) for children. Entry fees to the Hinkler Hall of Aviation come to $20 AUD ($21.40 NZD) for adults, and $12 AUD ($12.80 NZD) for kids. Lastly, a tour and tasting at Bundaberg Barrel rings in at $15 AUD ($16 NZD) for adults and $5 AUD ($5.30 NZD) for kids and teens under 18.
What’s on in Bundaberg?
A series of foodie events and sit-down meals pops up across Bundaberg for 10 days each year. Visitors holidaying on Bundaberg packages during the festival will have the option between more than 20 different events to attend, including culinary talks and master classes, a farmers market, several sit-down meals, and tastings of local beers and ciders. Book Bundaberg holiday packages in mid-June to enjoy the many different flavours of Taste Bundaberg.
The Bundaberg Show is the largest and longest-running community event in the city. It’s been going strong for more than 125 years. It’s held over a weekend at the end of autumn and features all different forms of family fun. There are carnival rides, crafting competitions, and fireworks. Local agriculture is at the heart of Bundaberg Show, and festival attendees can interact with farm animals at an animal farm and by watching horse events. Attend the Bundaberg Show by booking your hotel and accommodation in Bundaberg for late May.
You can enjoy all the excitement of Oceanfest by holidaying on Bundaberg packages in late August. The event pops up in the Port Marina precinct for a day and celebrates the fresh seafood of the region. Local producers set up stalls and food trucks where visitors can taste some of Bundaberg’s best fish dishes. Local wines and beer are also on offer to accompany your seafood. The food is the main attraction, but there are plenty of other things to look forward to during Oceanfest Bundaberg – live music and cultural performances, amusement rides for kids, and educational talks where you can pick up some fishing tips.