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The weather in Burrum Heads
Check out the climate diagram for Burrum Heads. This year, January will have higher average temperatures. July is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 10°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is July.
The thriving town of Burrum Heads sits between the crystal shores of Hervey Bay and smooth waters of Burrum River. Its natural beauty and small-town charm beckon visitors, and the beaches at Burrum Caravan Park are the ideal spot for water sports, fishing, and birdwatching. Opt for a Burrum Heads holiday cottage by the tranquil coastline and ease into a relaxing summer.
Locally sourced good eats at the Salty Squid Café
In the quaint town of Toogoom, which lies between Burrum Heads and Hervey Bay, make sure to stop at the Salty Squid Café for a takeaway meal to enjoy while adventuring outdoors. Owners Karen and Steve, passionate foodies, have devoted six years to making their little café the best in town. They're devoted to quality, and source most of their produce and meats from local providers.
Stop by for a hot steamy breakfast served between 8 AM and 11 AM, and sample scallops straight from Hervey Bay implemented into various dishes, such as omelettes and creamed eggs. Whether you’re enjoying a meal on the outside scenic terrace overlooking the ocean or ordering takeout, the Salty Squid’s commitment to excellence is sure to impress.
Learn a lesson at the Burrum District History Museum
Learn about how coal mining shaped the towns of Howard and Torbanlea at the Burrum District History Museum. Peruse interactive displays depicting war memorabilia, farming, and early architectural plans for the city.
You can discover the historical development of the Burrum Coal Fields, as well as photo galleries and documentary exhibitions. Visit the museum on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 AM to noon, and Saturdays from 8 AM to noon.
Catch of the day with Burrum River Quest
Join Burrum River Quest and enjoy a two-hour soothing tour cruising the waters beneath the mangrove trees of Burrum River. Call up tour guides Greg and Paula to make your reservation, then head to the pickup point at Walkers Point Boat Ramp in Woodgate or Ross Street in Burrum Heads to begin your fishing adventure. The friendly guides provide tea and cakes to guests while out on the water, telling the history of Burrum and sharing information on local wildlife.
The Burrum River has been declared a fish habitat sanctuary, making this long stretch of water the ideal place for angling – pack up your favourite rod and head out for a day on the water. Catch includes flathead, garfish, grey mackerel, mangrove jack, anguillid eels, and an assortment of prawns. December vacationers are welcome to join the Christmas day lunch cruise, an exciting alternative to the usual holiday activities.
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