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On site activities include fishing (licensed aquaculture ponds as well as the adjacent Gregory River), pool table, bush walking, relaxing and lounging in hammocks or on any one of the decks, farm animals (sheep, goats, cattle, chickens, turkeys, dogs) or wild animals (including some excellent bird watching opportunities with black swans, pelicans, ducks, wading and water birds).  Over 80 different species of birds have formally been identified on the property. 

Tourism and activities in the local area:    

  • Diving - we can arrange dives in the local area from Lady Musgrave Island (Southern Great Barrier Reef), shore dives such as Hoffmans and Barolin Rocks (coral reef) and a world class artificial reef  - just to name a few. 
  • Gliding - only a few short kilometres is a gliding aerodrome where you can learn to fly or joy ride in fixed wing non motorised aeroplanes.
  • Mon Repos Turtle Rookery – the largest mainland rookery in the Southern Hemisphere - learn firsthand about, or seasonally watch (November to March), turtles laying their eggs or hatchlings emerging from their nest.
  • Whale Watching and Hervey Bay, the gateway to the magnificent World Heritage listed Fraser Island (K’Gari), only one hour away.
  • Snakes Downunder Reptile Park and Zoo - which includes a fantastic snake house, saltwater crocodiles with feeding shows and Australian wildlife such as kangaroos, emus and koalas. 
  • Flying High Bird Sanctuary – the largest free flight aviary in Australia, where visitors can walk with the birds.   
  • Hinkler Hall of Aviation – celebrating the adventures and achievements of Australia’s pioneer solo aviator, Bert Hinkler.
  • Bundaberg Rum Distillery (founded in 1888) – take a tour from the swirling wells of molasses to Australia’s finest rum (including samples!).
  • Fishing - the Wide Bay has some great fishing spots both onshore, offshore, rivers and dams the Gregory lake/impoundment only a couple of minutes away.  
  • Beaches – with the coast nearby, this area boasts beautiful and often deserted sandy beaches.  Our closest beach is Woodgate where, during the early evening, you can also see dozens of kangaroos lounging around.

 

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