Destination guide

Holiday homes to rent in Woodgate

Woodgate is a dream holiday for fishermen and everyone who loves living the beach life. This quaint coastal town in the Bundaberg Region of Queensland, Australia, is perfect for solo travellers, families and couples with its 16 km of soft sandy beaches. This natural habitat is known for its friendly kangaroos that hang around town and blend in with neighbours. Explore holiday homes to rent and come experience the adventure, rest and relaxation you deserve in Woodgate.


Activities and attractions in Woodgate

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Woodgate has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hill of Promise Estate Winery (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Snakes Downunder Reptile Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Vintner's Secret Vineyard (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Flying High Bird Sanctuary (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
  • WetSide Water Education Park (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near holiday rentals in Woodgate

Get in your four-wheel drive and visit Burrum Coast National Park, which covers four areas, including Woodgate, Burrum River, Kinkuna and Buxton. Explore the natural environment on the many walking tracks in the park. Burrum River Quest in Burrum Heads offers morning tea or lunch cruises on fishing charters to the 8-mile reef and along the Burrum River. You can fish on the cruise and learn the history of the area before returning to your holiday accommodation.


Seasonal weather in Woodgate

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Woodgate

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Woodgate is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Burrum Coast National Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Burrum Coast National Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Life Savers Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Innes Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Baldwin Swamp Environment Park (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Buss Park (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)

Top beaches near Woodgate holiday homes

​Right on the Southern Great Barrier Reef is Woodgate Beach, offering pet-friendly accommodation and tranquility on the soft white sand. Fishermen love Woodgate Beach for the secret fishing spots, crabs and prawning. The gentle seas are where turtles and dugongs call home in the summer, while dolphins settle in place during winter. Be on the lookout to spot these friendly sea animals while on holiday. Woodgate Beach is great for swimming and paddle boarding year round because the bay is protected from powerful currents and waves by Fraser Island. Elliot Heads provides a picturesque journey on your way to the beach through rural settings featuring sugarcane, paperbark trees and cows. Elliot Heads beach is family friendly and has mostly calm swimming waters, but beach patrol is only available from September to May.

How to get there

Transport to and around Woodgate

Fly into Bundaberg, QLD (BDB), the closest airport, located 19.3 mi (31.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB), which is 27.3 mi (43.9 km) away.

How to get around

Transport to Woodgate holiday accommodation

From Bundaberg Regional Airport and Fraser Coast Airport there are a number of options to get to Woodgate, including plane, train, car, or bus. You can hire a car from both airports to take you to holiday accommodation, or you can hire a private shuttle, bus or limousine. You will need to hire a car in order to move about Woodgate due to lack of public transport near holiday homes. A 4-wheel drive is recommended to access the beach.

Where to stay near Woodgate?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 104 holiday rentals near Woodgate. From 81 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Woodgate for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Woodgate?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Woodgate. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Burrum Coast National Park: 134 holiday rentals
  • Burrum Coast National Park: 162 holiday rentals
  • Kelly's Beach: 67 holiday rentals
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden: 207 holiday rentals
  • Urangan Pier: 212 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Woodgate listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Woodgate?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 81 Houses in Woodgate. Our other popular types of Woodgate holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 holiday houses
  • Studios: 19 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Woodgate?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Woodgate. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.