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Growing Eleven Acres

Growing Eleven Acres

Unlike any venue you'll find in the cities, Eleven Acres is known for its peaceful gardens, quiet ambience and expansive spaces servicing dream weddings and intimate functions. The inspiring surrounds and ambience that Eleven Acres offers can be attributed to their dedicated and passionate landscaper, Bruce, and their creative food the works of experienced head chef, Ben.

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All Hands On Deck At Bundaberg Rum

All Hands On Deck At Bundaberg Rum

It's all hands on deck at Bundaberg Rum with every premium and award-winning liquid quality controlled by 34 passionate team members before reaching your lips. From Master Blenders, who are experts in developing complex flavour profiles, through to the skilled Bundaberg Rum Bar staff pouring you a drink at the end of your Bundaberg Rum Distillery Tour, crafting an award-winning rum and experience takes a healthy shot of teamwork and mateship.

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Maria the Little Cellar Rat

Maria the Little Cellar Rat

Childers is a multicultural town, just ask city-born Mary Byrne who married into an Australian-Irish-Sicilian family with their roots firmly in the Childers community. With her own Irish and German background, Mary took her love for languages and teaching to the Isis District in 1973 being appointed as a German/English/French and Modern History teacher after completing a Bachelor of Arts and Diploma in Education at the University of Queensland the previous year. It was here she met and fell in love with Terry, a young local electrician with a strong Sicilian-Irish heritage who shared an interest in gardening, old Queenslanders and old furniture.

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Showcasing Local Growers

Showcasing Local Growers

Growing the best produce is what our local farmers are known for and showcasing this produce is what our restaurants do best. Kelly's Beach Resort's (KBR) Licensed Restaurant has been operating for over 15 years priding themselves in giving their guests a meal to remember and ensuring everyone feels welcome and comfortable. This Winterfeast  the family run restaurant and bar releases it's new 'eat local' menu showcasing an abundance of fresh, incredible produce, including Dave Galati's beans, at an intimate three-course dinner.

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On Flight to Reef Conservation

On Flight to Reef Conservation

Lady Elliot Island is like no place on earth, it's unique proximity to the continental shelf and the Eastern Australian Current make it a beacon for large mega fauna such as Manta Rays with a known population of over a thousand. 

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