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Self Care on the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Whether it’s for those cute little hatchling turtles as they make their dash to the ocean, for the magnificent wildlife that call our waters and bushland home, here on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, we’re all about showing Great Care. So take some time for you, switch on your out -of-office and leave the hustle and bustle of daily life behind. Whether you’re travelling solo, with a lover or alongside cherished friends, the Southern Great Barrier Reef promises an escape that will leave you refreshed, reinvigorated and ready to return.

Rejuvenate at Lady Musgrave Experience’s Wellness & Yoga Retreat

Where better to find your inner Zen than surrounded by the glistening turquoise waters of the Southern Great Barrier Reef! Feel your energy flow and you inner balance restore, as you are guided through moments of meditation, yoga and Pilates with nothing but the lagoon to distract you.

Amongst the beauty of Lady Musgrave Island, connect with nature on glass bottom boat tours, guided island walks through the shade of the Pisonia trees and snorkeling alongside the friendly marine life of the lagoon. When you’re at a Lady Musgrave Experience Wellness & Yoga Retreat, you’re on island time – here your mornings are filled with flow sessions, breathwork, medicine drums and a cacao ceremony, whilst your evenings are spent on sunset cruises, turtle tours and dancing under the stars on Lady Musgrave HQ.

Stretch into a downward dog and let the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef energize your mind, body, and soul.

Reconnect on Country with Taribelang Bunda Cultural Tours

An illuminating journey through time, with Taribelang Bunda, bunda meaning people, who have lived on Country for more than 60,000 years. Feel a sense of connection to Country like never before and immerse yourself on a Taribelang Bunda Cultural Tour.

Born storytellers, your tour guides radiate respect and meaningfulness, connecting with guests as they join in open and honest conversation, and often can’t help but build lifelong friendships along the way. As an indigenous mob-owned experience, the team pour their heart and history into their tours, sharing personal insights into life as Taribelang people. Whether that’s Bec reflecting on childhood memories with her family on Paddys Island or Waszanna yarning about her South Sea Island heritage and how deeply it is laced through the history of the region.

From one significant site to another, taste bush flavours with a small morning tea and discover how the Bundaberg community and its past is intertwined. A truly unique introduction to the regions indigenous culture where connection is key.

Replenish your tastebuds and feast on local produce

As the region home to over 25% of Australia’s fresh produce, we’re big believers in the whole ‘you are what you eat’ ethos, so it’s no wonder everyone is super sweet and packed full of goodness! With this much delicious, fresh and sustainably sourced goods, being brewed, grown, caught and harvested, year-round on our doorstep, it’s never been easier to meet the makers and support local.

Health is wealth, so whether it’s taste testing premium native nuts, jam-packed with vitamins and minerals at Macadamias Australia; getting your protein and omega 3 fix at Grunskes by the River our go-to for trawler to table and great feasts; a dose of antioxidants with a dragon fruit smoothie bowl at the insta-worthy Windmill Café Bargara, where local produce is king; or get your endorphins pumping with a choccy fix with our very own Willy Wonka at Cha Cha Chocolate (good for the heart, good for the soul 😉)

Reflect in a moment of serenity at one of the many secluded beaches

Beach hop across the wide open beaches that are dotted along the Coral Coast, where you can often find a secluded spot to press pause, close your eyes and soak up the vitamin D from that glorious Southern Great Barrier Reef sunshine.

Walk along the sand, listen to the waves as they lap the shore, dip your toes in the water and take a moment to yourself, breathe in that fresh ocean breeze, clear your mind and savour the vitamin sea.

Relax and let your hair down with a brew or two

Our tipple town is overflowing with artisan cellar doors, iconic distilleries, and watering holes. Our shouts?

Retreat to Kellys Beach Resort for an eco-escape like no other

From the moment you arrive at Kellys Beach Resort, their tranquil surrounds and lush gardens will wrap you in a sense of calm.

Nestled on a creek just a block from the beach (you guessed it, Kellys Beach), you'll find yourself checking in to paradise, where you have the freedom to do as much or as little as you like. Make yourself at home among one of their Eco Villas and see the care this family owned resort pour into everything they do. With a passion for protecting and preserving the environment, empowering great care is a fundamental part of what they do, so you can rest assure that this EcoCertified resort is going above and beyond to provide you with a sustainable and carefree experience.

Did you know? Kellys Beach Resort are partners with Greenfleet! Go halves in a tree with them by adding it to you accommodation booking when booking online and they will match your donation!

 

 

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