The following is a selection of videos depicting life in the Burdekin Region where you can discover the friendly residents and a laid-back atmosphere.

By far the district’s greatest claim to fame is its fishing.

The Burdekin is well-known for its barramundi, mudcrabs, other estuary species and off-coast reef fishing.

Burdekin farmers are known to produce the biggest and sweetest sugar cane in Australia, as well as mangoes, melons, capsicums, zucchinis, tomatoes and many other small crops.


Welcome to the Burdekin

The Burdekin Region offers an outstanding lifestyle that is both contemporary and relaxed. The major township of Ayr is only a short drive to the regional centre of Townsville. The Burdekin has abundant water supplies, excellent health and educational facilities as well as offering a fantastic array of cultural, sporting and recreational activities.

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Burdekin’s Key Attractions

A film crew for the North Queensland Ambassador Program visited the Burdekin to produce a short film (30 secs) that showcases the Burdekin’s key attractions and areas of the region.

The film crew visited the following locations: Mt Kelly lookout, De Domenico’s Vegetable farm, Ayr CBD, Plantation Park, Burdekin Bridge, Home Hill Comfort Stop, Groper Creek, Lilliesmere Lagoon and Alva Beach.

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Burdekin Bridge 50th Anniversary

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Burdekin Bridge with aerial views of the mighty Burdekin River, Burdekin Falls Dam and the Burdekin Delta.

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Employment in the Burdekin

The Burdekin Region offers an outstanding lifestyle that is both contemporary and relaxed. The major township of Ayr is only a short drive to the regional centre of Townsville. The Burdekin has abundant water supplies, excellent health and educational facilities as well as offering a fantastic array of cultural, sporting and recreational activities.

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