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Bundaberg Rum Distillery

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Address: Hills Street, Bundaberg, Queensland 4670, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4131 2999
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Under the careful and crafty eyes of our Distillers, Blenders and Bondsmen,...

Under the careful and crafty eyes of our Distillers, Blenders and Bondsmen, millions of litres of Bundaberg Rum are aged to perfection here at the Bundaberg Rum Distillery. After protecting and ageing our rums since the 70s, the grand old guardian of the distillery Bondstore #7, has been given new life by being transformed into our immersive Bundaberg Rum Museum.

 

Inside, you’ll walk through a series of 75,000 litre American White Oak Vats – the very same vats which have matured hundreds of thousands of litres of rum (after being emptied and rebuilt of course). Inside these vats live a sensory experience where you can see, touch and smell your way through our rich history in creating Australia’s Favourite Rum – Bundaberg Rum.

Please ensure that you arrive at least 20-30 mins early for your tour, especially for the last tour of the day and during school holiday periods.

Unfortunately Flammable devices; matches and lighters, as well as any item with a battery including; watches, cameras, and mobile phones, pose a fire hazard to the Distillery and cannot be taken on tour.

Lockers are provided free of charge to store these items whilst inside the Distillery on tour. If you have a medically required device such as a hearing aid, give us a call in advance so we can make arrangements for you to bring those items with you.

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Great Tour and funny tour guide

The tour was great, made more enjoyable by our tour guide Scott who had a dry sense of humour. The first tour I went on a few years back, they had a great old house where you got... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was great, made more enjoyable by our tour guide Scott who had a dry sense of humour. The first tour I went on a few years back, they had a great old house where you got a drink afterwards. Sadly that has been replaced by a more modern shop. Still definitely worth a visit!

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our guided tour of the rum distillery was amazing. Our tour guide Dammo was extremely professional. The tasting afterwards was amazing for both lovers of rum and for new rum tasters.

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Thank Margot H
Bundaberg, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great tour even if you don't like rum, has a great display of rum bottles that the factory has produced and history of the distillery. Free taste testing at the end of the tour and sells blends in the gift shop not available to buy anywhere else.

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Thank Sherelleo
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent tour with fun and informative guides, well worth the effort and I got to sample the Queen of their Rum line the Royal Reserve.

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Thank Nev S
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic and informative tour for the whole family. Thoroughly enjoyed the vibe that the tour guides created to bring the group together. Will definitely come back for the blending workshop. HUZZAH!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went just before lunch and had a great tour of The Bundaberg distillery. I suggest if you have children under the age of two that you go in two groups and not take the children (as in one group looks after the children while the other goes through), it was hard to hear the tour guide as unfortunately there... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You get to look through their museum and read the History behind the place, then a tour of the working Distillery before the sampling of some Rum Products on the conclusion of the tour. Staff make this very enjoyable, but it seems a pity they don't have a bottling machine showing us how this is done.

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Thank Greig T
Baldock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting to go on the tour. Our guide knew a lot and was very funny. Not a big fan of rum but worth having a look.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick stop for photo opportunity. Aiming to see as many of the BIG things on the way up to North QLD. Also did the VIP tour of the factory - some very interesting stuff and got a taste at the end!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I have friends visiting me I take them to all the attractions I found out I get the local discount which was really great the staff are nice and the shop is absolutely wonderful all that money was spent really well I love the vat as a dressing room and the store in general is very well presented

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