Located on the east coast of Central Queensland, Bundaberg is 294km south east of Rockhampton, 193km south east of Gladstone, and 364km north of Brisbane.

Bundaberg is a city in the coastal Wide Bay-Burnett region of Queensland with a population of 70,921 people. Some of the main industries and exports in the region include sugar cane, fruits and vegetables, and Bundaberg Brewed Drinks.


Bundaberg has a humid, subtropical climate, with hot, wet summers and dry, mild winters. Temperatures range from 19°C to 30°C in summer, and 11°C to 23°C in winter.

Things to do in Bundaberg

In Bundaberg and the surrounding Wide Bay-Burnett area, you can enjoy access to:

  • Southern Great Barrier Reef and nearby Islands Seasonal events and festivals
    Galleries, museums, libraries and Entertainment Centre Historical experiences and sites
  • Boating and water activities
  • National parks, state forests, reserves, and botanical gardens
  • Sports clubs and facilities including swimming, cricket, bowls, AFL, rugby, hockey, and netball
    Public and private hospitals.


There are 50 schools in the greater Bundaberg region, including 39 primary schools, 5 secondary schools and 6 combined primary and secondary schools.