Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Bundaberg

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A low-slung complex on the banks of the Burnett River, Bundaberg Rum Distillery serves as the home and main administrative center for Queensland’s best-known rum. Bundaberg Rum was first produced in 1888--the company appointed its first tour guide in 1986--and has grown to become one of Australia’s most famous spirits. At the distillery, you can sample some of the company’s products, as well as gain insight into the distillation process through video presentations, tours, and historical displays. Plan my Bundaberg trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • Really enjoyed the tour. Booked last minute and was able to get on the next tour in 20 minutes. Angus was very knowledgeable and a good laugh too. Enjoyed the tasting at the bar and would recommend no...  more »
  • First stop on our Christmas party was the rum tour. Well structured new buildings with information then a tour of the venue. Takes about an hour and well worth the visit, couple of free tastes at the ...  more »
  • We went on the guided tour on a Sunday afternoon, the tour guide Damian was amusing and informative. At the end of the tour you get two drinks as part of the tour cost, Damian was again very helpful i...  more »
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  • If you like rum you have do go there. The place looks fantastic. They have a great museum included in the ticket and we really enjoyed the tour they explained everything really good.
  • I booked the distillery tour a while in advance as a Christmas present and I'm so glad we did. We attended on a weekday so it wasn't as busy as it probably is over the weekend. When we arrived you're allowed to go through the museum at your own pace before a tour guide comes to get you. I believe our tour guide was called Scott and he was amazing. Made the whole experience 10x better. We toured the full distillery getting loads of information about the processes used and about the history of the rum and the distillery. You're then taken through to the bar/gift shop where you can sample two full sized drinks each (all of which were incredible) and then you have as much time as you like to look around the shop. We purchased two bottles and found them reasonably priced. There is also an outside seating area and the option for you to purchase more drinks should you wish. I would definitely recommend the experience to anyone even if you think it might not be your cup of tea.
  • Amazing Tour! Tour guides and staff were really friendly, the shop has a great selection and reasonable prices. If you like rum, it's a must go!
  • Awesome tour. Great tour guide and staff Shop is amazing and reasonable prices for all items. Even bought some Jams!!
  • Awesome! You don't have to love rum to enjoy. Museum fabulous and I would highly recommend the tour. Friendly hilarious staff.

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