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Tourism trade is playing a vital role in the Bundaberg visitor economy, with operators recommitting to the tourism distribution system by developing pricing structures. Many new products are also taking up trade mentoring to ensure they are ready for distribution in the coming months.


Tourism & Events Queensland's 2021 Social Indicators Report for Bundaberg was released earlier this month. Results give a promising reassurance that our local community understand and support the greater good that tourism and the visitor economy can bring to the region.

TradeAt the end of a day trip to Lady Musgrave Island most people don’t want to leave. Now they can stay overnight in reef-friendly underwater cabins!


Bundaberg’s Best Go For Gold At Queensland Tourism Week

A big week lies ahead for the Bundaberg Region’s tourism industry, with representatives from tourism & hospitality gathering in Brisbane with their colleagues from around the state for Destination IQ, the Destination Q Forum and the QTIC Queensland Tourism Awards.

Bundaberg Tourism CEO Katherine Reid is featured on the program of Indigenous tourism conference Destination IQ on Wednesday 10 November as a speaker.

TradeMon Repos puts the turtles first with inspiring environmental design driven by the passion of staff and volunteers to protect these iconic sea creatures.

TradeBundaberg’s summer marketing campaign is lighting up Brisbane as the warm weather heralds the start of the region’s peak tourism season.

The marketing campaign will drive visitation and bookings into the Bundaberg region, with families and adventure-seeking travellers across south-east Queensland being targeted to ensure they know that “the Reef begins in Bundaberg”.

TradeThis relaxed camping, glamping and caravanning property, located just 10 minutes from Bundaberg, is perfect for families and animal-lovers looking to unwind.

TradeBundaberg continues to stand out as a destination of choice for travellers, with tourism industry insights from July – September 2021 released today by Bundaberg Tourism demonstrating another quarter of sustained growth across the region.

Bundaberg was already seeing record visitation prior to COVID, and over the past 18 months, tourists have flocked to the region at levels that secured Bundaberg as one of the state’s most successful destinations in the face of the devastation of the pandemic.

Bundaberg Tourism’s July-Sept 2021 Activity Report gives further confidence to the region that this growth will continue in line with state and international borders opening and travel confidence returning to Australia.


Following an extensive review, Bundaberg Tourism, supported by Bundaberg Regional Council, will be closing the Gin Gin Visitor Information Centre from Monday 25 October 2021.

Through the financial and engagement review, we identified the passionate businesses already delivering extraordinary visitor information and look forward to working with the Gin Gin community to create a new service model within the town that can continue to assist tourists, whilst also empowering the local community in Gin Gin to embrace the benefits of the visitor economy.