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Tin Can Bay, QLD

Secluded in the midst of picturesque Tin Can Inlet, experience a tranquil getaway to this area known for its eco-tourism surroundings. Tin Can Bay is home to close to 2,000 people and is the place to unwind and relax. Originally known by the aborigines as Tuncanbar, this peaceful bayside town is well known for its recreational fishing and boating pleasures. Its major industry is fishing with prawning fleets based in Schnapper Creek.
Distance from Brisbane (State Capital): 210 Kilometres.

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Nearest Airport: The Sunshine Coast Airport at Maroochydore

Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping
  • Environmental
  • Nature based

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing
  • Cruising
  • Cycling
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skating
  • Skiing - Water
  • Wind Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Beach
  • Fishing - Estuary

About Tin Can Bay

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Tin Can Bay Postcode: 4580
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Bundaberg
  • Latitude: -25.91084
  • Longitude: 153.00692
  • Elevation: 15m
  • Population: 2242
  • Median Income: $22100
  • Area (Sq/km): 235.304
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

Accommodation In Tin Can Bay

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