Heads Up on What’s Open
This is your Bundy Book update on places in the Bundaberg Region now open after the Covid 19 Lockdown. Remember with cafes and restaurants to make a booking.
We wish to thank Tourism and Events for some of the images used on this website.
Up dates here are on a regular basis. This was updated 27th June 2020
Cafes and Restaurants
Budget in Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Gladstone and Rockhampton have two greats….great range of cars and great rates. Looking for something larger- utes, vans and trucks.Call 13 27 27 .Budget is at the entrance to Bundaberg Airport.
Cafes and Restaurants and Clubs
Relax by the river at Baltimore Restaurant Bar and Café which is open at the Port Marina every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Phone Ian Fleming 07 4159 5200
Enjoy a meal and drink with a great view of the coastline at Bargara. Club Bargara ( Golf Club) is open for lunch and dinner. Visitors are welcome but numbers are limited. Phone 4159 2221 to book. You can join from $5 per year.
This is Kelly's Beach at Bargara one of the areas most popular beaches
Ricks of Bargara is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and overlooking the beach. Live music Thursday to Sunday nights. Ring Rick at 4159 0022 to reserve your table.
Bundaberg’s popular seafood market and restaurant Grunskes by the river has restaurant meals for takeaway. Grunskes are in Petersen Street. Phone 07 41522722.
Kacys, Bargara’s popular restaurant overlooking the Pacific is open. Make sure you phone 4130 1100 to make a booking as numbers are limited. Try one of their wines from the upstairs cellar!!!
Matt from Ocean Pacific Seafoods at Port Bundabeg and one of his platters
Enjoy local takeaway seafood direct from the trawlers to you….cooked and raw prawns, crabs, oysters, scallops, bait and ice. Located on the river at Bundaberg Port Marina. Ask about the seafood platter. Phone Ocean Pacific Seafoods at 07 4159 4755.
Enjoy the tastes of India and Thailand at Spicy Tonight an authentic Thai and Indian Restaurant in the old bank building on corner of Targo and Quay Streets on the river. Open for sit-down meals. Lunch 11 am to 2pm Monday to Saturday and for dinner every night from 5 to 8.30. Numbers are limited so make sure you phone first at 4154 3320. Takeaways are available.
Australian Seafood.com has a wide variety of seafood, prawns, bugs, scallops, squid, cuttlefish and sand crabs to takeaway. Open Monday to Friday 9 to 4 at Port Bundaberg. Phone 4159 4192.
Comfoot Shoes at 22 Crofton Street are open Monday to Friday and they have a large well known and loved footwear brands including Ecco, Frankie 4, Hush Puppies, Cassini, Propet and many more stylish and comfortable brands.
Kay Shepherd is available for a superior sports massage and injury preventation in Bargara. Let Kays many years of experience working with the Wallabies, Bullets and many other elite athletes help you. Make an appointment on 0414 407 584.
Places to visit and trips
Visit the Great Barrier Reef on a day tour with Lady Musgrave Cruises. Go scuba diving, snorkelling, see the coral from the glass bottom boat, enjoy a guided island walk. Departs Bundaberg Port Marina every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Adults $220, family passes available. Phone 4151 5225. You can go Whale Watching from Bundaberg Port Marina. Trips are planned for Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Departing at 10 am and returning at 2pm. These dates and times are subject to change because of tides and weather. The last whale watch trip this year will be in early October.
Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef
Like fishing? Stay at Rocky Point Retreat at Baffle Creek at the waterfront camp ground and wet a line. Phone Darren at Winfield 07 41566111 for details and directions. It’s the home of the Queensland mud crab!
Planning a trip to Agnes Water and Town of 1770? Sandcastles Resort has accommodation to suit all tastes. Studios through to luxury beach homes with an onsite bar and restaurant. Phone Melanie 07 4974 9428
When you visit Hervey Bay to see the whales or go sightseeing on Fraser Island stay at White Crest apartments on the esplanade at Torquay which is opposite the beach and close to shops and restaurants. Phone 07 4197 6800 to book.
Make sure your caravan is in tip top order. Westech offer many mobile services, wiring, lights, brakes, plumbing, wheel bearings, TV systems. You name it they can fix it. Darryl will come to you and there is no call out fee!! Call 0457 565 776.
The most northerly surf beach in Australia is at Agnes Water.
Why stay anywhere else. It’s absolute beachfront at Agnes Water Beach Holidays. Family apartments., Studios for couples, glamping tents, powered and unpowered sites and café. Phone 07 4974 7279.
Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. You can really relax here. Stay at Fraser Island Beach Houses on the beach front…How good is that!! Enjoy the pool, waterslide, pool and BBQ. Accessible by beach, plane and 4WD. Fiona is waiting to hear from you. Call 1800 626 230.
The award winning distillery Kalki Moon Distilling and Brewing is open every day from 10am. At the moment tastings. but no mini tours. Phone Rick at 07 4151 0396. Try Kalki Moon’s gin, liqueur, vodka and their famous rum. Near the airport at 22 Commercial Street.
Bundaberg is one of the biggest growers of Macadamia nuts in the world. You can buy locally grown Macadamias in a variety of flavours direct from the farm. Dry roasted, roasted salted, Lemon Myrtle, honey roasted, milk chocolate and more from Macadamias Australia. Open weekdays at 4625 Goodwood Road. 07 4159 7265.
Lets hope you don’t need a tow while you visit Bundaberg! If you do call Bundaberg Towing Service at 4153.6044 They do accident towing for all insurance towing. They have had many years of experience. After hours 0408 797 588.
From Bundaberg They go where-ever the whales are! Trips on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 10 to 2. Last one for the year in early October.
Phone 07 41 51225 with Lady Musgrave Cruises. Reef trips on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Now you can go whale watching from Bundaberg or Hervey Bay
The Spirit of Hervey Bay whale watching goes through to October. Ask about the Whale Watch and Fraser Island packages. Call 07 41255131
Experience whales, dolphins and other marine life on Freedom Whale Watch. Leave at 9.30. Expert commentary from the skipper.
Book now on 1300 879 960.
Burnett Heads Open for business
Kay Tuck has been selling real estate since 1988 ( when Expo was on in Brisbane) and she knows all there is to know about it. Phone Kay or call in to say hello at Kays Real Estate in the main street at Burnett Heads. 07 4159 5539.
Need to do some shopping. Call in and see Wally and the team at IGA in Burnett Heads and they never sleep…open every day from 7 to 8. Groceries, fresh meat, local fruit and veggies, deli with hot meals. They are in the Burnett Heads shopping centre.
The Burnett Heads Post Office and Newsagency has it all…newspapers, magazines, cards, gifts, banking and of course postage. Weekdays 7 to 5 and weekends 7 to noon. At 35 Zunker Street.
Feeling off colour? Burnett Heads Pharmacy are stockists of suncare, skincare products, vitamins etc. Good old fashioned service with a smile. Bring in your doctors prescription. 07 4159 4808. Just near the IGA.