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Parking at Bundaberg Regional Airport

Flying from Bundaberg Regional Airport soon and decided to take your car?

Good choice. Travelling under your own steam means you can stop wherever you want and play whatever playlist you like (as long as your co-passengers put up with it).

All you need to do is make sure your car’s in good order and has a full tank of gas, then get your BDB parking sorted. This guide provides everything you need to know about parking at Bundaberg Regional Airport as well as top tips on airport facilities and amenities.

And since you can set your own timetable, if you’re rolling in from out of town, it’s worthwhile spending a day or so exploring Bundaberg and its environs.

There are lots of delightful distractions and if you’re fond of a tipple (and have a designated driver), your first stop should be a tour of the iconic Bundaberg Rum distillery. This is one of the oldest distilleries Down Under and you’ll learn all about how this magic elixir is made (as well as sampling a signature cocktail at the distillery bar).

And this is also a hotspot for air travel history. At the Hinkler Hall of Aviation, you’ll learn all about the life and achievements of aviation pioneer Bert Hinkler, with exhibits including his original aircraft and other artefacts showcasing the history of flight.

Meanwhile, nature lovers are in for a real treat at the amazing Mon Repos Turtle Encounter. Take a guided tour here and you’ll witness of sea turtles emerging from the sea to nest and lay their eggs on the beach.

Furthermore, you can see even more wildlife at Splitters Farm, such as wombats, emus and kangaroos. And there are even more superb animals at Alexandra Park Zoo, including monkeys, reptiles, lions and tigers.

After that, you can relax at Woodgate Beach, a sublime stretch of powder-soft white sand kissed by crystalline waters. Perfect for swimming, surfing or just chilling out. And there’s an even more panoramic view at Hummock Lookout, where you can see across the Bundaberg area and even as far as the Great Barrier Reef.

If you’re hungry, Bundaberg is no slouch when it comes to eateries. Try H20 Restaurant & Bar for contemporary Aussie cuisine with fresh, local ingredients. Alternatively, Pappar Delles Restaurant is a family-owned Italian establishment founded for over 30 years, while the Melbourne Hotel is a historic pub known for its amiable atmosphere.

For drinks, try the Old Bundy Tavern or the Club Hotel, and if you need somewhere to stay, Burnett Riverside Hotel, Best Western Bundaberg City Motor Inn, and Manta Bargara Resort are popular choices.

BDB Airport
BDB Airport

Find the best deals at Bundaberg Regional Airport

No one’s dedicated enough to write you as comprehensive a guide to Bundaberg Regional Airport as the one you’re reading right now (tell us if you find one).

But in the spirit of transparency, you should know there are lots of different ways to find tip-top deals at BDB. For starters, you can use a parking app or site to compare deals from lots of different providers simultaneously (more of which later).

And if you’re prepared to park off-site, several providers outwith the airport offer lower rates that the official options.

Furthermore, the more flexible you can be with your parking dates and times, the better the deals you’ll unlock and If you are flexible with your parking dates and times, you may be able to find better deals and (whether onsite or off), uncovered parking is typically cheaper than onsite.

Book in advance to take advantage of an early bird deal and be sure to read the fine print before finally deciding which lot to choose – you don’t want to be subjected to any hidden charges

Compare parking at Bundaberg Regional Airport

BDB has 973 car parking spaces, including 873 the P2 car park and 100 in the P1 car park.

And this airport has a really interesting history, which stretches back to 1912, when local aviation legend Bert Hinkler built and successfully flew his first glider on Mon Repos Beach, thus immediately and powerfully demonstrating the potential for air travel in the region.

Thanks to this inspiration, Hinkler Airport opened in 1931 as a hub for early flying schools and chartered aeroplane flights, subsequently turning into an RAAF base during World War II.

The airport returned to civilian use in 1946 and the Department of Civil Aviation took over, starting its expansion and modernization. Bundaberg City Council then took ownership in 1983 and more improvements and upgrades followed, including a new terminal building in 1986.

A jet-friendly runway and extended terminal were opened in 2010 to accommodate bigger aircraft, and today Bundaberg Regional Airport is a bustling portal to the region, connecting it to major domestic destinations and the wider world.

What parking is there at Bundaberg Regional Airport?

We promised earlier there would be more info on parking sites and apps. And two of the best parking aggregators are Looking4Parking and APH.

Looking4Parking usually offers a variety of parking options, including covered, uncovered, and valet. Meanwhile, APH has lots closer to the terminal, provides a shuttle service to and from the airport and offers seniors, students and frequent flyer discounts.

However, here are your official Bundaberg Regional Airport Parking options.

Bundaberg Regional Airport P1 (short-term parking)

Located directly in front of the terminal building, this is your best option for short-term stays and the cost is reasonable.

BDB Parking
BDB Parking

Bundaberg Regional Airport P2 (long-term parking)

You’ll find this parking a short walk from the terminal building and it’s the cheapest option for long-term stays.

Both of these car parks provide covered and outdoor parking options. You can pay by cash, credit card, or debit card, and there are payment machines in both car parks.

Getting to Bundaberg Regional Airport

BDB is east to get to from nearby towns and cities. Here’s the lowdown on driving directions.

From Hervey Bay, take the Bruce Hwy/A1 and Childers Rd/State Route 3, then you’ll be there in around 1 hour and 15 minutes (depending on traffic.

From Agnes Water meanwhile, take the Rosedale Rd and you’ll reach BDB in around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

And from Gladstone, take the Bruce Hwy/A1 and you’ll reach BDB in around and takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes.

BDB Facilities
BDB Facilities

Facilities at Bundaberg Regional Airport

Facilities and amenities at Bundaberg Regional Airport are good and there’s everything you’d expect at a modern airport.

Facilities at the terminal building include check-in counters, baggage claim, ATMs, currency exchange services and shops.

BDB has pledged to provide an accessible environment for every passenger, so you’ll find ramps and lifts throughout the terminal, as well as accessible toilets, and hearing loops at check-in and information desks.

Meanwhile, family facilities include baby change stations in the terminal building and family-friendly restrooms, plus there’s free Wi-Fi throughout the terminal to keep you connected with friends and family while waiting for your flight.

There’s the efficient baggage handling and security screening you’d expect, a lost and found, information desks, charging stations for your electronic devices, and a dedicated emergency response team ready to deal with any safety or emergency issues.

There are also lots of decent shopping options at Bundaberg Regional Airport.

For instance, News & Gifts is located in arrivals and offers various newspapers, magazines, books, gifts, and souvenirs. And Travel Essentials does what it says on the sign, with a selection including travel adaptors, toiletries, snacks and beverages.

Meanwhile, Australian Made Products boasts a brilliant selection of local artisan Aussie products, including keepsakes, souvenirs, and crafts.

And if you haven’t had your fill yet, Bundaberg Rum Discovery Centre is an immersive trip into the brand’s heritage, with the opportunity to try the famed elixir and buy branded merchandise.

But what’s on offer if you’re peckish?

Plenty as it happens. Grab & Go provides quick and convenient sandwiches, wraps, salads, and pastries, while you’ll get your caffeine fix at the Coffee Club, as well as eye opening burgers, sandwiches and salads.

Alternatively Burger Urge is a laid-back place selling classic grilled burgers, fries, and milkshakes and Cafe Latte is a friendly spot for light meals, snacks, tea and coffee.

Finally, if you don’t have time to stop at all, there are plenty of vending machines peppered throughout the airport for crisps, chocolate, and drinks.

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Bundaberg Regional Airport offers various parking options, including short-term and long-term choices. It provides designated spaces for disabled travelers and accommodates motorcycles. Additionally, there's a convenient cell phone waiting area for passenger pick-ups.
Secure your parking spot at Bundaberg Regional Airport and benefit from discounted rates by making advance bookings. This can be easily done through the official airport website or using third-party services like Enjoy Travel.
Yes, you can modify or cancel your online reservation for parking at Bundaberg Regional Airport with a minimum of 24 hours' notice before your designated entry time. Review the terms and conditions for specific cancellation policies based on your chosen parking package.
Bundaberg Regional Airport parking costs vary, typically ranging from approximately $2 per hour for short-term parking to $15-25 per day for long-term parking options.
Absolutely, Bundaberg Regional Airport Parking prioritizes traveler safety by offering secure multi-level car parks for short stays and enclosed spaces for extended stays. Continuous CCTV surveillance and regular security patrols ensure the safety and security of all parking facilities.
To secure your spot and potentially save on costs, it's advisable to make an advanced reservation for Bundaberg Regional Airport Parking. This not only ensures availability but also provides a broader range of parking choices.
Certainly, overnight parking is allowed at Bundaberg Regional Airport. The airport offers both short-term and long-term parking choices, with rates varying based on the duration of your stay.
Given its proximity, Bundaberg Regional Airport typically has parking areas within walking distance of the terminal. Therefore, a shuttle bus service is usually not provided.
Yes, Bundaberg Regional Airport provides designated parking spaces for travelers with disabilities. These spaces are conveniently located close to the terminal building, ensuring accessibility and convenience for passengers with special needs.
Although parking without a prior booking is possible, planning ahead and reserving your parking spot at Bundaberg Regional Airport is recommended. This helps avoid challenges in finding available spots and potential cost increases. Platforms like Enjoy Travel or similar services offer convenience and potential cost-saving benefits for advance bookings.

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