Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

There's Heaps to See and Do at Bargara; Boasts Natural Beauty, Top Climate and Fun Things to Do

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

There's Heaps to See and Do at Bargara; Boasts Natural Beauty, Top Climate and Fun Things to Do

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SITTING in your camp chair at Bargara Beach, with your eyes set on the stars and ears pinned to the sound of the ocean, it's hard to believe you're only 15 minutes from the largest city in the region.

But this funky little beach town near Bundaberg is a holiday hot spot in its own right, with a cute strip of shops with everything from a butcher and barber to an op shop and homewares store, and the world-famous Mon Repos (the largest Loggerhead Turtle nesting site on Australia's eastern mainland) only five minutes up the road.

Bargara is 15km east of Bundaberg and offers a climate similar to Hawaii, beautiful beaches and friendly locals. It's backed by a beachfront road, with good beach access and parking.

This family-friendly beach offers winding boardwalks, kids playgrounds, eateries and cafes.

Dogs are welcome on Bargara Beach (except for Kellys Beach).

If you're there during turtle season (November to March), you'll definitely want to pop over to Mon Repos to catch some loggerhead turtles nesting and hatching. …

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