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Address: Bundaberg Gin Gin Highway | South Kolan, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4157 7291

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We stopped here after visiting Mon Repos. It is interesting but sadly lost in time. It wouldn't take much to refresh the place. The admission price is a joke! $15.50 for 1... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
Sally B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stopped here after visiting Mon Repos. It is interesting but sadly lost in time. It wouldn't take much to refresh the place. The admission price is a joke! $15.50 for 1 adult and 1 child - we paid $12.50 for our awesome turtle experience that lasted hours with heaps of interesting information. You spend about 15 mins tops looking... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were driving through and decided to stop off and view them. Pretty cheap entry fee, and the lady who ran it gave us a good history of the craters, and the theories about them. Other than the craters there isn't much there, and it could do with a revamp, but worth it if you have some extra time in... More 

Thank 1993Kiwi
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area and have an hour spare worth popping by. It's interesting but an attraction lost on a time warp really. I'm sure that 15 or 20 years ago it all looked loverly but it does need an update now. The craters are interesting and the lady who runs it very nice. The facilities aren't up... More 

Thank sharon3001
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

$9.50 admission to see the craters. Not much else to see. I've seen it now, never want to see it again.

Thank Christina C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

100 meters off main road between Bundaberg and gin gin. Discovered in 1971, 35 craters some have strange markings on there walls. Some of the craters hold water made of sandstone and ochre stain. Mystery craters are on Lines road, south Kolan open everyday no admission. Great to stop and wonder how and why?

Thank Robyn C
Gin Gin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

A short drive from Bundaberg on the Gin Gin road takes you to this mysterious attraction with very friendly & informative staff who are happy to tell you the history & other information about the craters, there is also a vintage machinery display onsite & a well stocked gift shop full of a variety of souvenirs.

Thank BrendanG2670
Cooroy, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Mystery craters are easy to find and close to Bundaberg. They are a strange occurrence and the owner was very friendly and informative. We enjoyed our visit here.

Thank Sue T
Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The theories abound how these craters were formed, but that is all they are... theories! No one knows for sure how they were formed. Before we came, there was a lot of rain, which filled some of the craters. Come and see for yourself... and decide what caused them. There is also a museum of old farm machinery which is... More 

Thank Bruce E
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting place, glad that we went for a look! Friendly and helpful lady. Check it out for yourself! Tidy but needs an upgrade. Noticed that it is for sale, potential here for a good business! Room for expansion, good Cafe etc.!

Thank Glenyce G
Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Was not sure what to expect and was a bit amused at the entrance upon arrival. The cheap admission was a draw card. After paying there is not a lot to see other than the craters and they certainly are a mystery. The corny dinosaur and fairy dell need to be overlooked if you are over 6 years of age,... More 

Thank Peter F

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