Designed to provide premier arts and cultural experiences in the region, the Bundaberg Regional Art Galleries is, in fact, two spaces – one in Bundaberg and the other in Childers – which boast year-round programs of activities.
On any given day you could be partaking in an artist talk, educational program and kids' activities amid a vibrant calendar of exhibitions, workshops, tours and visiting artists.
Situated in the historic customs house building built in 1902, the Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery is in the heart of the CBD and has three distinct spaces. It has a permanent collection with more than 400 works across all art forms. Check out contemporary art space The Vault which showcases installations. The Childers Art Space resides in the old Palace Hotel built in 1890.
An entire village of more than 50 beautifully restored buildings, the village of Herberton – an old tin mining town – is an incredible tribute to Australia’s past. Allow plenty of time to marvel at the incredible detail of this outdoor museum as you wander through the old school house, bank, toy shop and chemist.
The only distillery in Tropical North Queensland, Mt Uncle is set among banana, avocado and macadamia trees. Wonder the grounds with the peacocks; visit the cellar door for a taste of its award-winning spirits and liqueurs; or drop by the restaurant for a spot of lunch.
More than 500 years old, and only a short drive from Yungaburra, the curtain tree fig is a fascinating display of nature and a must-see attraction of the Atherton Tablelands.