Located on the Bruce Highway, halfway between Brisbane and Mackay, this budget motel in Bororen is the perfect stopover for any weary traveler. Nothing is too much trouble for your hosts, Karen and Geoff.
There is a range of accommodation options available, ensuring that the Bororen Motel can meet the needs of a single individual or a whole family. Each of the rooms features flatscreen televisions, reverse cycle air conditioning, ensuite bathrooms, comfortable beds and complementary WiFi. An iron and ironing board can be made available upon request.
Delicious home-cooked breakfasts, lunches and dinners are available during your stay. They are delivered direct to guest rooms for utmost enjoyment and the menu offers a variety of options that will keep even the kids happy.
When staying at this accommodation in Bororen, guests are also invited to use the inground swimming pool, laundry facilities and communal barbeque area (which also includes an outdoor television!).
Undercover parking is provided for each room, so you don’t have to worry about unpacking or packing the car in the rain or baking sun. Off street parking is also available for trucks, boats, trailers, coaches and floats.
If you have chosen to stay at the Bororen Motel, we hope that you will also take the opportunity to discover the surrounding area, including: Benaraby, Gladstone, Mt Larcom, Biloela, Miriam Vale and Agnes Water.
Whether you’re just passing through or have opted for an extended stay, you might be surprised to learn that there are actually a number of attractions in the Bororen area to keep you and your family entertained.
If you like to get the adrenalin pumping or don’t think your holiday is successful until you’ve participated in a sport of some kind, Bororen is for you. Try your hand at kiteboarding, quad biking, motorcycling, canoeing, kayaking, diving, snorkeling, horse riding, jet boating, or jet skiing (to name a few). No matter what kind of adventure sport you’re interested in trying, we’re sure that you will find what you’re looking for when staying in Bororen.
Each year, a number of events are held in the towns around Bororen, including: Agnes Water Blues & Roots Festival, Gladstone Harbour Festival, Beach Arts Music (or the BAM Markets), Boyne Tannum Hookup (a family fishing event), Cedar Galleries Markets, Easter Festival Race Day, Gladstone Country Fair, Gladstone Seafood Festival, and Great Barrier Reef Swim. If you happen to be in the area when one of them is on, we definitely recommend checking it out.
Those who enjoy the great outdoors will find plenty to keep them entertained in the area. Check out Deepwater National Park (which is home to an array of native plants and wildlife), Eurimbula National Park (where Captain Cook made his first landing in Queensland in 1770), Mt William National Park (abundant wildlife and never ending sandy beaches), and nearby Heron Island (which is a World-Heritage listed marine national park).
If you are the kind of person who is interested in the history and culture of a location, there is plenty to see around Bororen. Check out the Discovery Coast Historical Society Museum, Gladstone Maritime Museum (a notable exhibit is the ‘Wreck Wall’, which shows the location of shipwrecks), Gladstone Regional Gallery & Museum, Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery (which regularly shows school exhibits), and John Barton Photography.
Being located so close to the coast and other popular watering holes, you cannot visit Bororen without checking one of them out. We recommend heading to Agnes Water Beach, Canoe Point Beach, Tannum Sands Beach, Lilley’s Beach, Lake Awoonga (catch the famed barramundi), and the Gladstone Marina (which is popular for boating, fishing and yachting). Whether you’re interested in swimming or sunbathing, there is something for you.
If you love the great outdoors but prefer to enjoy it without having to leave the main township, you will love the parks and gardens in the Bororen area. Check out Canoe Point Parklands (with walking trails, beachside boardwalks and bushland reserves), Spinnaker Park (a premier recreation area in Gladstone), Tondoon Botanic Gardens (with a wide variety of native flora and fauna), and Millenium Esplanade (protecting a beautiful coastal environment).