The Burdekin district has something to offer everyone, and whether you're travelling to Ayr for business or leisure you'll really enjoy the fiendly and laid back atmosphere.

Maybe take a relaxing heritage walk and experience the historical and cultural interests.

Or perhaps the 18 hole Ayr Golf Club is your preferred relaxation. If a tasty catch of barramundi, mudcrab or other reef fish appeals then look no further - the area is famous for its fishing.

There are boat ramps near by or maybe try some beach fishing or even take a fishing tour. Perfect diving and snorkelling opportunities are present at any time of the year, so take the time to enjoy the unspoilt beaches and spectacular wetlands.

Parkside Motel is the perfect place to stay as you explore all the region has to offer. And if you are looking for some ideas about what to do during your stay, just ask us at reception.

Local Area

 

Yongala Dive

 

Alva Beach

Yongala Dive

Buried deep beneath the ocean lies one of the world’s top wreck dives, and its right on the Burdekin’s door step.

Phone: 1800 635 334
Web: www.yongaladive.com.au
Email: info@yongaladive.com.au

 

Alva Beach

Long stretches of sand and luminous waters provide the ideal swimming spot at Alva Beach, just 15 minute’s drive from Ayr.

Facebook: Burdekin Tourism Association
Phone: 07 4783 5988
Web: www.burdekintourism.com.au
Email: burdekintourism@bigpond.com
Open: 7 days

     

Burdekin Grower Race Day

 

Burdekin Dam

Burdekin Grower Race Day

This event is held in May every year and attracts a crowd of 3000 – 4000 patrons. There is a lot of giveaways and fun for everyone at this annual community event.

Facebook: Burdekin Race Club Inc.
Phone:
07 4782 8212
Web
www.burdekinraceclub.com.au
Email: burdekinraceclub1@bigpond.com

 

Burdekin Dam

The Burdekin Dam is the largest dam in the state. It has a catchment area of about 130,000 km sq and holds about 1.8 million mega litres of water at full capacity. That’s roughly four times the amount of water in Sydney Harbour.

Facebook: Burdekin Tourism Association
Phone: 07 4783 5988
Web: www.burdekintourism.com.au
Email: burdekintourism@bigpond.com
Open: 7 days


   

Barra Fishing

 

Burdekin Bridge

Barra Fishing

Fishing enthusiasts are spolit for choice when it comes to the Burdekin. The extensive delta system means estuary fishing is most popular,but beach fishing is also enjoyed by tourists and locals alike.The Burdekin is most notably home to one of the best fighting and eating fish in the world –the Barramundi.

Contact: JC's Fishing Charters
Phone:
0438753382
Web
: www.jcsfishing.com.au
Email: john@jcsfishing.com.au

 

The Burdekin Bridge

The Burdekin Bridge connects the two towns of Ayr & Home Hill across the mighty Burdekin, one of Australia’s most important rivers.The bridge known as the “Silver Link” measures an impressive 1103 meters making it longer than the Sydney Harbour Bridge & Brisbane’s Story Bridge.

Phone: 07 4783 5988
Web: www.burdekintourism.com.au
Open: 7 days

     

Ayr Golf Club

 

 

Ayr Golf Club

The Ayr Golf Club is home to Australia’s best ever golfer Karrie Webb. The 18 hole layout is a challenge to golfers of all handicaps. There are competition games on throughout the year, and the clubhouse facilities will surprise you. Motor buggies are available for hire.

Contact: Bar Supervisor
Phone:
07 4783 1296
Fax:
07 4783 5306
Web
: www.ayrgolfclub.com.au
Email: ayrgolf1953@bigpond.com.au

 
     

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