Bundaberg, Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast activities

There's much to see and do around here!  Childers is located halfway between Bundaberg and Hervey Bay, with both regions offering a huge range of events and experiences from food to rum, Great Barrier Reef to whale watching, Fraser Island to bushwalking and lots more.  Check out the regional tourism websites for a huge range of things to do and see.

What to do around Childers

Great Barrier Reef Trip

Day trips on the Southern Great Barrier Reef to Lady Musgrave Island

Visit the unspoilt end of the Great Barrier Reef with a day trip to Lady Musgrave Island.  Snorkelling, diving, island walk, turtle, dolphin and whale spotting in season... all away from the crowds. Departs Bundaberg Port Marina. Ask us about a discount.

Fraser Island

Visit the amazing Fraser Island

Experience the unique Fraser Island from Hervey Bay just an hour away.  Crystal clear lakes, huge sand dunes, shipwrecks, bushwalks, streams and rock pools, all for the exploring.  

Bushwalking

Utopia rock pools

Mt Walsh National Park has a few bushwalks to get you active and into the Australian countryside.  Try Waterfall Creek Utopia Rock Pools walk and cool off after a half hour hike ... ask us for directions

Snakes Downunder Reptile Park and Zoo

Feed kangaroos at Snakes Downunder Reptile Park and Zoo

Get up close and personal with some of Australia'siconic animals - Koalas, snakes, emu, crocodiles, lizards and kangaroos at this intimate hands-on park. Shows daily. Ask about special entry rates.

Flying High Bird Sanctuary

Australian parrots up close at Flying High Bird Sanctuary

Visit Australia's largest free flight bird aviary to see the amazing colours of naive parrots, owls and birds as well as beautiful exotic birds, kangaroos, emu cadsowary and more.s

Events

Childers Festival

There are loads of great events around the region, many of them free... get out and experience the local culture and food, including the famous Childers Festival on the last weekend in July - big enough to close the highway!