7 days in Mackay & Bundaberg Itinerary

7 days in Mackay & Bundaberg Itinerary

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7 days in Mackay & Bundaberg Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Mackay
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Bundaberg
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. On the 13th (Mon), get great views at Lamberts Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bucasia Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Finch Hatton Gorge.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Mackay road trip planner .

Melbourne to Mackay is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in May; daily highs in Mackay reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Mackay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Finch Hatton Gorge, Smalleys Beach
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Bucasia Beach ©
Bucasia Beach
Finch Hatton Gorge ©
Finch Hatton Gorge
Lamberts Lookout ©
Lamberts Lookout

3
nights
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burrum Heads Beach and Turtle Park. Step out of Bundaberg with an excursion to Palace Backpackers Memorial in Childers--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodgate Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Mon Repos Turtle Express, and get to know the resident critters at Alexandra Park Zoo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bundaberg trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mackay to Bundaberg. Traveling from Mackay in May, plan for little chillier nights in Bundaberg, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palace Backpackers Memorial, Burrum Heads Beach, Turtle Park
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Burrum Heads Beach ©
Burrum Heads Beach
Woodgate Beach ©
Woodgate Beach
Mon Repos ©
Mon Repos

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