The Coral Coast operates on Eastern Standard Time (EST). Daylight saving time is not observed in Queensland.
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Bundaberg is known for having one of the best climates in the world. In its subtropical climate we enjoy over 330 days of sunshine most years. The average temperature is 27° C (76° F). Click to view the current weather in Bundaberg.
Overseas visitors should obtain their own medical insurance.
These are not necessary unless visitors come from a Yellow Fever infected country with six days prior to arrival. No other health certificate is needed to enter Australia.
Cars in Australia are right hand drive. International driving permits are recommended. The speed limit is 100kmh (60mph) on highways and 50kmp (35mph) in residential and commercial areas, unless otherwise indicated.
While in the Coral Coast region, why not explore some of the hidden treasures that can be visited from the Bundaberg Port Marina.
- Lady Musgrave Island: Offers great diving, fishing, snorkelling while moored in the calm waters of the lagoon.
- Fraser Island: Spend a weekend moored in the protected waters behind the World Heritage Listed Fraser Island and enjoy the company of dolphins, sea turtles and the magnificent Humpback Whales.
- Artificial Reef: The Cochrane Artificial Reef is located about 8 nautical miles south of the Port of Bundaberg. The artificial reef is a great day trip destination for diving, fishing or to take the family to see a wide variety of marine life. Most days sea-turtles and dolphins can been seen from the surface, along with a stunning array of corals and fish life below the surface. Winter months brings the much sought-after Snapper into the in-shore reefs and the artificial reef has provided many keen angler with the opportunity to tackle this amazing sports fish.
Water falls, rain forests, bush and beaches are within a two hour drive, and some as close as a five minute drive from the marina. Choose from over 12 National Parks in our region. The bird life between the Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg is the most abundant in Australia. One of our guests counted 114 species of birds in one day.
So next time you are cruising the “Coral Coast” why not call into the Bundaberg Port Marina and spend a few days exploring the Bundaberg region before indulging in the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.