This budget motel in Bundaberg is known for being the closest to the local hospitals. It is also centrally located to the CBD, local restaurants, popular food outlets, community organisations, airport, bus services and the train station for guest convenience. Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, our rooms will be your perfect base.
There are 17 units available, including – double (sleeping 2 guests), twin (sleeping 3 guests), family (sleeping 4 guests) and large family (sleeping 6 guests with a dining and lounge setting). All rooms are serviced daily and bed linen is professionally dry-cleaned.
This accommodation in Bundaberg prides itself on being comfortable. All rooms are equipped with NBN WiFi, flat screen LED televisions, air conditioning, refrigerators, microwaves, tea and coffee making facilities, clock radios, iron and ironing board facilities, and high pressure hot showers.
Guests of the motel will also be able to enjoy the inground swimming pool and free off-street parking. A wake up service is also available upon request if you need to be up and away bright and early.
When staying at the Bourbong Street Motel, take some time out to explore the surrounding area – Childers, Gin Gin, Mullett Creek, Moore Park Beach, Elliott Heads, Avondale, Woodgate, Farnsfield and more.
The good news is that Bundaberg is a hub of activity, so there will never be any shortage of things for you to see and do. Some of the more popular attractions to visit during your stay at the Bourbong Street Motel include:
The region offers plenty of opportunities to get outside and breathe in the fresh country air. Some of our favourites include the Mon Repos Conservation Park (home to the Mon Repos Turtle Centre and walking track), Joseph Banks Conservation Park, Cania Gorge National Park (check out the Bloodwood and Dragon Caves), Snakes Downunder Reptile Park and Zoo, Burrum Coast National Park, Coongarra Rock, and the Mystery Craters.
As the home of Bundaberg Rum, a visit to the town would not be complete without swinging past the distillery for a tour. You’ll even have the chance to blend your very own rum before you head home! If non-alcoholic drinks are more your thing, head to the Bundaberg Barrel (home of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, including their famous ginger beer). Other local product hotspots include Brierley Wines, Vintners Secret Vineyard, Tinaberries and SSS Strawberries.
With the coast only a stones throw away, many visitors enjoy day trips to the beach – especially during the summer. Bargara, Elliott Heads, Moore Park, Burnett Heads, Innes Park and Coral Cove all offer beaches suitable for swimming. It’s also a great time to give scuba diving a go – popular dive sites include Lady Musgrave Island, Maori Wrasse Bommie, Light House Bommie, Coral Gardens, Cochrane Artificial Reef and Barolin Rocks.
If you happen to be travelling at the right time of year, there are also plenty of events held throughout the region that you could enjoy. The Crush Festival is a month long celebration of regional arts – film, theatre, exhibitions, circus, writing and more! The Lighthouse Festival is a celebration of the region’s lifestyle and culture. The area is also known for its markets – Wild Scotchman Country Markets are held every Saturday whilst Shalom Markets are held every Sunday.
Those who love sports will find plenty to keep them occupied. Play a round on one of the many golf courses – Bundaberg Golf Club (18 hole championship course), Bargara Golf Club or Coral Cove Golf Club (18 hole championship course with the longest hole in Australia). Other sporting attractions include the Bundy Bowl and Leisure Centre (ten pin bowling and children’s playground), Sandhills Sports Club (home of Bargara Bowls) and the Bundaberg Sailing Club.
If rest and relaxation is more your thing, why not book yourself onto one of the many cruises operating throughout the area? With the spectacular Great Barrier Reef so close, you’ll be able to cruise the waters around Lady Musgrave Island to see it for yourself. If you don’t want to check out the coast, cruise along the Burnett River onboard a restored ferry. Various tours options are available to ensure that your enjoyment is paramount.