Bundaberg travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bundaberg

With a population of 70,826, Bundaberg is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Bundaberg has to offer.

Where to Eat in Bundaberg

If you’re looking for affordable options, Water St Kitchen (85 Water St) and Rusty Gate Grove Bar & Winery (1 Cottonwood Cl) are great picks.

When to visit Bundaberg

Bundaberg in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bundaberg in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Bundaberg in January, when the average temperature is 77 °F, and the highest can go up to 84.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 48.2 °F, with an average temperature of 59 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 8.3″. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Bundaberg, with an average rainfall of 0.8″.

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How to Get to Bundaberg


When flying to Bundaberg, you’ll arrive at Bundaberg (BDB), which is located 5 km from the city center. The shortest flight to Bundaberg from the United States departs from San Francisco and takes around 35h 55m.


Another option to get to Bundaberg is to pick up a car rental from Brisbane, which is about 297 km from Bundaberg. You’ll find branches of Alpha and Sixt, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Bundaberg

Airlines serving Bundaberg

Excellent (762 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (240 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (221 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (131 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Excellent (42 reviews)
Good (70 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (80 reviews)

Where to stay in Bundaberg

Average rates range from around $86 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $286 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bundaberg

Most booked hotels in Bundaberg

Villa Mirasol Motor Inn
Excellent (8.8, 609 reviews)
Koola Beach Apartments Bargara
Excellent (8.6, 318 reviews)
Kacy's Bargara Beach Motel
Excellent (8.2, 859 reviews)
Riviera Motel Bundaberg
Good (7.8, 1383 reviews)
Kalua Motel
Good (7.7, 423 reviews)
Alexandra Park Motor Inn
Good (7.5, 1178 reviews)
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Renting a car in Bundaberg

Renting a car in Bundaberg costs $61 per day, on average, or $121 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 101% cheaper than airport locations in Bundaberg.

Expect to pay $3.86 per gallon in Bundaberg (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.33 and $61.78. The most frequently booked car type in Bundaberg is Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Hyundai Accent or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.