TRANQUILITY: One of many entrances to the 16km long Woodgate Beach.
TRANQUILITY: One of many entrances to the 16km long Woodgate Beach. SkyTech Media

A haven for those seeking a tranquil beach holiday

STEP back in time and visit the untouched coastal town of Woodgate Beach, just an hour's drive north of Hervey Bay.

With 16km of white sandy beach, it's easy to find a spot to sit and relax or take a stroll.

There's an abundance of activities available from fishing, kayaking, nature walks and fine dining, below we have listed just a few to get you started with your next trip to Woodgate Beach.

MON REPOS TURTLE ENCOUNTERS

 

Mon Repos Turtle Encounters run from November to March each year.
Mon Repos Turtle Encounters run from November to March each year.

Now is the perfect time to join Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service rangers for a guided tour to watch turtles nesting. Operating seven nights a week from November until late March, a Mon Repos Turtle Encounter is ideal for the nature lover or a family wanting to experience the magic of turtles nesting.

Bookings are essential, phone 4153 8888.

WOODGATE BEACH GAMES HIRE

 

Head to The Esplanade for a game with a view.
Head to The Esplanade for a game with a view. Contributed

For something a little different, get in touch with the team at Woodgate Beach Games Hire and set up a giant chess set overlooking the beach. Or perhaps a game of croquet or a game of giant naughts and crosses is more your style? For all that and more, visit woodgatebeachgameshire.com.au.

TAKE A WALK THROUGH THE NATIONAL PARK

 

An aerial shot of Kinkuna Beach, part of the Burrum Coast National Park.
An aerial shot of Kinkuna Beach, part of the Burrum Coast National Park. SkyTech Media

Situated at the Woodgate section of the Burrum Coast National Park, there are several walks on offer ranging from easy to moderate.

The Banksia Track will take you on a two-hour journey over swampland, before heading into an open forest and wildflower territory. Access is from Woodgate Beach township vis Sith Ave, and along Acacia St. For information, visit npsr.qld.gov.au.

KAYAK AND PADDLE BOARD HIRE

 

 

Get a bird's-eye view of the sea life at Woodgate Beach by hiring a stand up paddle board.
Get a bird's-eye view of the sea life at Woodgate Beach by hiring a stand up paddle board. Contirbuted

Take advantage of the calm waters of Woodgate Beach and explore the sea life by kayak or stand up paddle board. If you'd prefer some company, why not take a guided tour by a trusted local. For information, visit woodgatebeachkayakandpaddleboardhire.com.au.

FISHING AT THEODOLITE CREEK

 

Make some time to throw a line in Theodolite Creek.
Make some time to throw a line in Theodolite Creek. SkyTech Media

A sand and rock bottom mangrove-lined creek, Theodolite Creek is best accessed by small boats or those fishing from kayaks. The main species are whiting, flathead, bream, estuary cod and mud crabs. For a map of Theodolite Creek, visit Bundaberg.qld.gov.au.



BREAKING: Fire crews battle bushfire west of Torbanlea

BREAKING: Fire crews battle bushfire west of Torbanlea

The fire broke out about 3pm in a lot along a rural Coast road

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Atzori falls, supporters bewildered after judges’ decision

Greg Atzori’s supporters were left in shock after the decision

Fraser Coast shopping centre evacuated after fire breaks out

Fraser Coast shopping centre evacuated after fire breaks out

Firefighters were called about 10.15am on Sunday

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