Exciting Family Adventures
Kellys Beach Resort is the perfect base for exciting family adventures!
Animal lovers will be thrilled by close encounters at Mon Repos Turtle Centre, Splitters Farm, AllyHar Alpaca Farm and Snakes Downunder Reptile Park and Zoo in Childers. For history buffs, the Hinkler Hall of Aviation, Fairymead House Sugar History Museum, Taribelang Bunda Cultural Tours and Mystery Craters offer fascinating insights into Bundaberg’s rich heritage.
Get ready for aquatic fun with surf and paddleboard lessons with Enviro Reefs Paddle & Surf School, or hop aboard the Bundy Belle for a leisurely Burnett River Cruise. Explore the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef with full-day trips to Lady Musgrave Island by boat or Lady Elliot Island by plane for an unforgettable reef experience.
Delight your taste buds with a visit to Tinaberries, SSS Strawberries (seasonal), Macadamias Australia, and the irresistible Mammino Gourmet Ice Cream at Childers. Don’t miss the one-of-a-kind experience of The Barrel Tastings & Self-Guided Gallery Tour at the Bundaberg Brewed Drinks Barrel.
Check out our blog ‘Family Friendly Adventure at Kellys Beach Resort‘ for more information.
Our friendly team can book your adventures at the Tour Desk.
mon repos turtle centre
Learn all about marine turtles, conservation and research programs at the Mon Repos Turtle Centre. Entry is free, bookings and fees apply for the Turtle Tales Immersive Experience. Nightly Mon Repos Turtle Encounters run during turtle nesting and hatching seasons.
Splitters Farm offer a range of activities for day trippers including Farm Entry (self guided) 7 days a week or Guided Farm Tours (operate during school holidays). Get up-close-and personal with over 300 beautiful rescue animals and enjoy a day of informative farm-based fun.
Snakes Downunder Reptile Park & Zoo is a fun and affordable day out to be enjoyed by the whole family, only 40mins drive from Bargara. Displaying over 45 species and sub-species of Australian reptiles, amphibians and marsupials with Reptile demonstrations and crocodile feeding.
hinkler hall of aviation
Be amazed by the awe inspiring, dynamic and unique structure of soaring glass and steel made in the shape of an aircraft wing. Set in the lush Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, the Hinkler Hall of Aviation brings to life the adventures and achievements of Australia’s famous pioneer solo aviator Bert Hinkler.
taribelang bunda cultural tours
Taribelang Bunda Cultural Tours is an immersive Indigenous experience sharing rich history and culture of the Taribelang people. Passionate guides Bec and Nigel take guests on a journey through time, sharing local Aboriginal culture and history that has been passed on from generation to generation.
Discover the captivating realm of Mystery Craters in South Kolan! These puzzling wonders amid stunning landscapes lure explorers of all ages. Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes, this surreal wonderland invites adventurers of all ages to explore the secrets beneath the surface.
learn to surf & paddleboard
Experience the excitement of surfing and stand up paddleboarding in the stunning Bundaberg Region! Explore Bargara, Mon Repos, Kellys Beach, & Elliott Heads with Enviro Reefs Paddle & Surf. This locally owned and operated surf and SUP school offers inspiring lessons for all skill levels.
bundy belle river cruise
Relax and enjoy a 2.5 hour cruise on the beautiful Burnett River aboard the fully restored classic river ferry, the gorgeous Bundy Belle Cruises depart from the Bundy Belle check in desk and include full commentary on the river’s colourful history along with complimentary tea and coffee.
bundaberg brewed drinks barrel
Enjoy ‘The Barrel Tastings & Self-Guided Gallery Tour’ at Bundaberg Brewed Drinks and learn how they craft and bottle their famous brews including the popular Bundaberg Ginger Beer. Sample all of the local brews then select 6 of your favourites for a mix-it-yourself take home pack.
Tinaberries is a fabulous, fun farm experience where you can purchase sweet fresh strawberries during our winter strawberry season. Pick Your Own during early Spring and enjoy delicious real fruit Ice Cream all-year-round! Tinaberries is a family farm and guests are warmly welcomed for Ice Cream and Strawberries.
Enjoy a walk through the original orchards of Macadamias Australia and wander through the Visitor Experience Centre to learn all about the origin of the macadamia nut, how they are planted, harvested, processed and packaged at the on-site processing facility. Satisfy your tastebuds at the macadamia inspired café, The Orchard Table.
mammino gourmet ice cream
Mammino Gourmet Ice Cream, is home to multi award-winning 100% homemade ice-cream and delicious macadamia nut products. Located near the quaint country town of Childers, only 40 minute drive south from Bargara, the family business has become a notable tourist attraction. You have to try the Marvellous Macadamia Flavour!
We respectfully acknowledge the Taribelang Bunda, Gooreng Gooreng, Gurang, Bailai, Wakka Wakka, Wulli Wulli, Djaku-nde, Jangerie Jangerie, and Kabbi Kabbi Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the precious land, water and sea country on which we all love to work, live and play.
We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and thank them for welcoming us country today. We look forward to sharing traditional culture through tourism, in the spirit of mutual respect and reconciliation.