Attractions

Top Choice Distillery in Bundaberg

Bundaberg Rum Distillery

Bundaberg’s biggest claim to fame is the iconic Bundaberg Rum: you’ll see the Bundy Rum polar bear on billboards and bumper stickers all over town. Choose from either a self-guided tour through the museum, or a guid…
Museum in Maryborough

Brennan & Geraghty's Store

This National Trust–classified store traded for 100 years before closing its doors. The museum is crammed with tins, bottles and packets, including early Vegemite jars and curry powder from the 1890s. It's a nostalg…
Historic Site in Maryborough

Portside

In the historic area beside the Mary River, Portside has 13 heritage-listed buildings, parkland and museums. The Portside Centre, located in the former Customs House, has interactive displays on Maryborough’s histor…
Notable Building in Maryborough

Heritage Centre

If tracing your genealogical tree is a priority, head to the Heritage Centre where you'll find colonial immigration records from ships logs; and if dear old great-great-granddaddy arrived in Australia courtesy of He…
Brewery in Bundaberg

Bundaberg Barrel

Bundaberg's nonalcoholic ginger beer and other soft drinks aren't as famous as Bundy Rum, but they are very good. Visit the Barrel to take an audio tour of the small museum. Tastings are included and it's geared tow…
Monument in Maryborough

Mary Poppins Statue

On the street in front of the neoclassical former Union Bank (birthplace of Mary Poppins creator, PL Travers) is a life-size statue of the acerbic character Travers created rather than the saccharine Disney version.
Museum in Maryborough

Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum

Check out the only surviving three-wheeler Girling car, originally built in London in 1911. There’s also a replica Cobb & Co coach and one of the largest military libraries in Australia.
Market in Maryborough

Maryborough Heritage City Markets

Market fun made all the more entertaining by the firing (1pm) of the historic Time Cannon, a town crier and rides on the Mary Ann steam loco (adult/child $3/2) through Queen's Park.
Gallery in Bundaberg

Bundaberg Regional Arts Gallery

This small (and vividly purple) gallery has surprisingly good exhibitions.
Forest in Fraser Coast

Tuan State Forest

Extensive pine plantations stretch from Tin Can Bay to Boonaroo.