Bundaberg / Australia
Bundaberg with its 47,000 inhabitants, is a town in the Australian state of Queensland, located on the Burnett River, near the eastern coast. Founded in 1870, Bundaberg quickly developed into a major trading center of the surrounding sugar plantations. Even today this industry branch plays a major role here.
The picturesque town, also known as the"gateway to the Great Barrier Reef" is as this name already suggests, the ideal starting point for trips to the south end of the most spectacular coral reefs in the world. But the city itself has much to offer. Many museums are waiting to give you a part of the local history and culture. For example, visit the Hinkler House Museum, Bundaberg & District Historical Museum, showing numerous antiques from the colonial period or Fearymead House Sugar Museum, which explains the traditional art of local sugar production. In this context, also a visit to the Bundaberg Rum Distillery is of interest. Have explained to you by experts how the famous Bundaberg Rum is made and also taste this noble wine at the end of the guided tour.