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Sugar cane capital of Australia, the Burdekin is the home of the world-famous SS Yongala shipwreck, stunning natural wetlands, bountiful plains and boutique shopping.

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Getting here
  • By rail - Regular services with Queensland Rail
  • By road - Via Bruce Hwy
  • World's best wreck dive - SS Yongala
  • Mount Inkerman Nature Trail
  • Pristine beaches, and epic fishing
  • Exotic achacha fruit
Discover the sugar Cane capital of Australia

Nestled in the delta of the Burdekin River, with its two popular townships of Ayr and Home Hill - linked by the iconically historic Burdekin Bridge - the Burdekin offers fantastic fishing, magnificent wetlands, beautiful birdlife and miles of unspoilt beaches to explore. The region is also the gateway to one of the world's best dive sites in the SS Yongala shipwreck.

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