Fly to Bundaberg in Queensland to experience turtle hatching season, swim with manta rays or head west to discover the sandstone wilderness or sit back and lap up the Southern Great Barrier Reef. It’s the ideal holiday destination to soak in the sun or relax in under the Bunya Pine trees, while taking in the ambience of the majestic Southern Pacific Ocean. This country-meets-coast destination really has it all: abundant produce, great restaurants, stunning accommodation, heritage architecture and a reef teeming with marine life. One thing is for sure, you’ll never run out of activities.View our Bundaberg travel guide
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Visiting from Karratha to Bundaberg
Launceston (LST) to Bundaberg (BDB)
The approximate time for flights from Karratha to Bundaberg is 12 hours and 40 minutes, including connection time.
When to visit
Between November and March at Mon Repos Regional Park, you can join a nightly tour to see green, flatback and the endangered loggerhead turtles nest and hatch on the small beach there. Mid-November to February is the best time to visit Bundaberg to see female turtles laying eggs, while hatchlings usually begin to leave their nests from mid-January. In January you may see both nesting adults and their newly-hatched babies crawling to shore for their first swim.
What is the main airport called?
Bundaberg Airport (BDB) is a regional airport serving Bundaberg and located 10km from the town centre. The airport is an easy shuttle bus or taxi ride to town.
Arriving at Bundaberg Airport
The friendly staff at Bundaberg Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your baggage, there are several transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Bundaberg
The easiest way to reach the centre of Bundaberg is via taxi or rideshare, which can be accessed from the terminal. For a more affordable alternative, the Tilt connects the airport to Southern Cross station and takes approximately 30 minutes.
Getting around Bundaberg
Bundaberg is best discovered by car hire, rideshare or shuttle services to visit Mon Repos, reef departure points and the rest Bundaberg has to offer. Alternatively, Duffy’s City Buses offer services throughout the city.
Fly from Karratha
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Karratha, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Karratha Airport (KTA)Opens in a new tab or window is the second busiest airport in Western Australia and is located 14km (8.7 miles) from Karratha and 9.3km (5.8 miles) from Dampier.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Karratha are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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