Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

Home to a number of tracks, boardwalks and bridges, Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park is an easy and fun place to explore! Home to beautiful wetlands, here you’ll get to witness a wide range of waterbirds including Magpie Geese, Whistling Ducks, and possibly even rare species such Cotton Pygmy Geese and Comb Crested Jacana.

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens

If you’re looking for a fantastic way to spend the day, be sure to visit Bundaberg Botanic Gardens. Spread across 27 hectares, here you’ll witness a range of nature and wildlife including birds, trees, flora and fauna. Bundaberg Botanic Gardens is also home to a number of picnic areas, boardwalks, gardens and children’s playgrounds, as well as an on-site chapel and cafe.

Turtle Trail

A short drive from the centre of Bundaberg, Turtle Trail is the perfect place to visit for a relaxing afternoon. Famous for the Mons Repos turtle Rookery in which it homes, this route is popular with both residents and tourists alike. On top of a number of walking and cycling tracks, here you can enjoy a range of facilities including picnic areas, toilets and an on-site information centre.

Riverview Environmental Reserve

Located approximately 21-kilometres from Bundaberg CBD, Riverview Environmental Reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife, viewpoints, natural creeks and much more. Rich in history and nature, this is the perfect  location for the whole family to enjoy. Take a walk along the path and enjoy a relaxing picnic as you admire the views.

Need a place to put up your feet after that long walk? Check out these lovely Bundaberg cafes that are sure to impress!

Phat Tony’s Cafe
Amazing food - Phat Tony's Cafe - Bundaberg
Amazing food – Phat Tony’s Cafe – Bundaberg

For a nourishing cup of coffee and bite to eat, be sure to call in and see the friendly staff at Phat Tony’s Cafe. Located on Johanna Boulevard, this retro-themed cafe serves up a range of indulgent burgers, rolls and wraps (as well as much more), perfect for a yummy lunchtime meal. Stopping by a little earlier? Head to Phat Tony’s Cafe and enjoy one of the many breakfast options on their fantastic menu. Whether you’re in the mood for a big phat brekky or would rather something a little lighter such as scrambled eggs on toast, this Bundaberg cafe can deliver. For all your foodie needs, don’t miss out on this unique hot spot today!
Where: 2/44 Johanna Blv, Bundaberg, QLD 4670

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Driftwood Cafe & Kiosk
Great coffee - Driftwood Cafe & Kiosk - Bundaberg
Great coffee – Driftwood Cafe & Kiosk – Bundaberg

For a relaxing cafe experience, visit Driftwood Cafe and Kiosk. Home to gorgeous views of the Elliot River and Pacific Ocean, this is the perfect place to sit back and relax over a tasty meal. Whether you’re visiting for breakfast, lunch or just a lovely cup of coffee, you’ll be impressed with the menu selection at Driftwood Cafe and Kiosk. Keen to explore? Talk to the friendly and welcoming team at this lovely cafe, who will be more than happy to advise you on the local area! For juicy burgers, fresh fish and ever-so-delicious coffee, be sure to visit Driftwood Cafe and Kiosk today.
Where: 1 Lihs St, Elliott Heads, QLD 4670

Looking for more Bundaberg cafes? Read ‘Cafe culture in Bundaberg’ for some great locations.


Where’s your favourite place to stroll in Bundaberg? Tell us your recommendations in the comments below!