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The following information is provided to assist you with your arrival in Port Bundaberg.

River Entrance
The Burnett River
on which Bundaberg is situated  can be entered in all weather.  The channel is clearly marked and extends approx 3 miles out to sea.  It is advised to proceed upstream past the Port Marina only on an in-going tide. Some spots are shallow.  Bundaberg is situated approximately 10 miles upstream from the Port Marina.  Anchoring is permitted free of charge near the town reach. 

Volunteer Marine Rescue, Bundaberg - VMR488 (07 41594349) is located in the Burnett Heads Boat Harbour at the mouth of the Burnett River.  VMR Bundabeerg monitors VHF 16,22,80 & 81.  Also HF 2182, 2524 & 4125.  Operating hours 0600 to 1800 daily.  Local weather is broadcasted at 0815, and 1615 on VHF 67 daily. Telephone 07 41594349.
VMR Bundaberg is the first point of contact on arrival in Australian waters. Contact via VHF 81  VMR Bundaberg

Australian Customs Office (07 41521997) is located at 5 Targo Street, Bundaberg.  Australian Customs advise that "All international yachts must give a minimum of 96 hours notice prior to their arrival in Australian waters. "
Website Australian Customs & Border Protection or Email Customs

DAFF (Formerley Australian Quarantine) (07 41522511)  is located at 5 Targo Street, Bundaberg.
Website for DAFF http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/avm/vessels/yachts or Email DAFF.

Port Bundaberg Marina is situated approximately 1 nautical mile upstream of the Southhead Lighthouse at Burnett Heads on the portside.  The marina monitors 81VHF during office hours 8am to 5pm each day. www.bundabergportmarina.com.au or Telephone 07 41595066

Burnett Heads Marina is situated in the Boat Harbour, Burnett Heads

Bundaberg  & district has a population of approx 70,000 people and most services are available. There are daily trains & plane flights to Brisbane & return.  www.bundabergregion.info

Travel Bundaberg to Brisbane daily, a distance of 400 klms by road.
Rail tickets can be booked at Queensland Rail
Plane Tickets can be booked at Flight Centre

Enjoy your stay in Bundaberg

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