Tin Can Bay ….Fishing Village

Tin Can Bay is a fishing and boating paradise located on the Cooloola Coast 2 1/2 hours drive north of the Queensland state capital Brisbane and just off the southern tip of World Heritage listed Fraser Island. Tin Can Bay’s main industry is still fishing, boasting a fishing fleet of  prawn and scallop trawlers working out of here on a seasonal basis and more recently Spanner Crabs are being caught for the overseas market

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Tin Can Bay is a town in the Wide Bay-Burnett region in Queensland, Australia. The seaside town is located on a deep but narrow sheltered inlet in the Gympie local government area, 218 kilometres (135 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Tin Can Bay had a population of 1,994

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It is suggested that the town’s name derives from the indigenous word, “Tuncanbar”, thought to refer to the dugongs that frequent the inlet. European settlement began in the 1870s as the point where logs would be floated to the timber mills at Maryborough. Tin Can Bay later became, and still remains, an important fishing port, with a focus on prawns as well as recreational fishing       http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tin_Can_Bay,_Queensland

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The seaside town is a popular holiday destination and launch pad to the aquatic playground of the Great Sandy Strait – a pristine waterway protected by World Heritage listed Fraser Island. The area is a Ramsar Convention Wetland of International Importance. Other recreational facilities include hotels, holiday units and caravan parks, with houseboats and yachts for hire and a marina. Active sports facilities include an 18-hole golf course, two bowls clubs, tennis courts and an outdoor swimming pool. The Tin Can Bay Country Club [3] is the main recreational focus for residents and visitors serving Tin Can Bay, Cooloola Cove and Rainbow Beach areas of Cooloola Shire, Queensland, Australia.

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Tin Can Bay is located on the Fraser Coast in Queensland, just north of Rainbow Beach. You can get to Tin Can Bay by heading East from Gympie. The attractive drive, passes plenty of fantastic landscape scenery along the way and so is worth the effort.      http://www.australianexplorer.com/tin_can_bay.htm

Tin Can Bay is a very pretty place, with its main attraction being the early morning dolphin feeding.

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Welcome to Kingfisher Caravan Park located at 48 The Esplanade on beautiful Tin Can Bay, Queensland.

Owner manager Cliff Hall and his staff ensure a quiet and relaxing holiday is enjoyed by all who stay at the Kingfisher Caravan Park. .

There are over 70 sites in the park ranging from tent sites to drive through van sites, that can accommodate large buses and mobile homes. Or choose to stay in one of our modern cabins.

Enjoy the abundant bird life the area has to offer

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