Burnett River, Sandy Hook, Bundaberg

Burnett River, Sandy Hook, Bundaberg

 

The paddle

 

From the launch point turn left and you can head up towards the Bingera weir, after passing Branyan Island and Tyson Crossing. If you turn right it is a short distance to the Ben Anderson Barrage.

 

How to get there

 

Bundaberg is north of Maryborough. The boat ramp at Sandy Hook is near a Ski Club, and is off Branyan Drive.

 

What to expect Ð water conditions, etc

 

This section of the river is between two weirs.

 

Distance/Time to allow

 

You can tailor your paddles to the time that you have available. You can organise interesting paddles of 2 to 4 hours in duration.

 

Camping facilities, accommodation, etc

 

There are a range of camping and accommodation choices available in the Bundaberg  area.

 

Other attractions in the area

 

Turtles. Coast. Fishing.

 

Other useful information

 

Further Information can be obtained from:

 

www.bundabergregion.info