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Monto, QLD

Monto lies at the northwest gateway to the Bundaberg Region on the Burnett Highway 17. An agricultural and mining centre, Monto offers the traveller a friendly and scenic rest stop with motel/hotel and caravan park accommodation.

Situated on a plateau of gentle hills and wide panoramas, restored buildings from the 1930’s and 50’s give the town a charming rural feel. The town has a historical museum highlighting the mining, dairy and timber industry of the area.

Nearby highlights include Cania Gorge National Park, Lake Cania and the Kalpowar State Forest. Nearby Mungungo features a winery offering cellar door sales and ancient fossilised coral reefs now appear as a low series of rolling hills east of Monto.

Located on an elevated plateau, Monto often receives some if the coldest overnight temperatures in Queensland.

Nearest Airport: Bundaberg

Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Rural/Country
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Self-Drive
  • Soft Adventure

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Fishing - Trout/Fly
  • Fossicking
  • Gold prospecting
  • Sightseeing
  • Wine Tasting
  • National Park
  • Winery
  • Fishing
  • National Park
  • Off Road Driving
  • Wildlife

About Monto

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Monto Postcode: 4630
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Bundaberg
  • Latitude: -24.86309
  • Longitude: 151.12156
  • Elevation: 243m
  • Population: 1189
  • Median Income: $25428
  • Area (Sq/km): 59.178
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

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