Living in Bundaberg – Moving to Bundaberg

Living in Bundaberg – Moving to Bundaberg

If you are planning on moving to Bundaberg, our guide outlines everything you need to know about this wonderful area. Alternatively, if you are currently living in Bundaberg, our guide will help you discover more about the vibrant city you currently call home.

Brief background to BUNDABERG

Bundaberg is a city located in Queensland, in the Bundaberg Region of Australia. The Bundaberg Regional Council estimated that in 2020, Bundaberg had a population of roughly 96,364 people, making it one of the smaller cities in Queensland. Bundaberg is often recognised for its beautiful, natural scenery as it’s situated along the Burnett River and is just 15 kilometres inland from the Coral Sea Coast.

Climate

Bundaberg has an equable climate, which means its climate is typically pleasant year-round and is not boiling in summer or freezing in winter. Due to its humid subtropical climate, however, you should expect wet, hot weather in summer and mild, dry weather in winter.

Transport

There are six bus routes in Bundaberg, making getting around the city extremely easy. Fares range from around $2.50-$5.80 so exploring the city is very affordable. If preferred, Uber and multiple taxi companies also operate in Bundaberg, offering new residents a convenient transport option if they wish to gain their bearings of the city before using public transport. Bundaberg also boasts its own railway station, which is located on the North Coast Line. There is a direct train from Bundaberg to Brisbane that takes roughly 5 hours.

Things to do in Bundaberg

1. Rum distillery

If you’re tired after your move and crave an alcoholic drink, you should definitely add a trip to the Bundaberg rum distillery to your to-do list. The distillery has been producing rum since the 1970s but has recently been transformed into an immersive museum experience.

2. Alexandra Park Zoo

Alexandra Park Zoo is one of the oldest zoological facilities in Queensland and is home to many animals, including monkeys, reptiles and dingoes. The zoo has been open since 1911 and is a great day out for all the family to enjoy.

3. Visit turtles

There are many ways to learn about and visit the turtles that call Bundaberg home. The Mon Repos Turtle Centre is a sanctuary for turtles and a ranger-guided turtle encounter can be arranged to see turtles in the wild.

4. Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery

If you want to explore art and culture in Bundaberg, the Regional Art Gallery is a great place to start. The gallery space provides cultural and creative experiences and features both local artists and touring national art exhibitions year-round. The gallery is a great day out for both children and adults.

Frequently Asked Questions

The total driving time is around 4 hours, 24 minutes.

Yes absolutely, Bundaberg is a great place for families to be and there is always lots to do.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Bundaberg.

In the 2016 Census, there were 92,897 people in Bundaberg (R) (Local Government Areas).

The best stops between Brisbane to Bundaberg, include Beerwah, Palmview, Noosa Heads, Gympie and Hervey Bay.

Diageo Australia is the owner of Bundaverg Rum. They are the leading premium spirits company in Australia and the proud owner of the Bundaberg Distilling Company.

Contact Bargara Removals today

If you are planning on moving to Bundaberg and require an expert removal team to ensure your move is smooth and successful, contact Bargara Removals today. We provide both local and interstate moving services, meaning we also offer you our services if you are already living in Bundaberg. For more information, call us today on 0741591910.