The area of Baffle Creek is at the southern end
of the Discovery Coast bounded by the creek itself to the south and
National Park to the north.
This area is well known by a
coming here or living here for years and keeping it's assets a
conjures up images of trickling
water in a shady forest however don't be misled, this creek is a large
waterway probably in excess of one mile wide at its widest point.
It has always fascinated me the
has taken to calling waterways, creeks, when in any other place they
be referred to as a substantial river. Other waterways in the region
this applies to are Round Hill creek, Middle creek and Pancake creek.
populated on lightly timbered
40 acre blocks and the roads are mainly gravel.
fishing, fishing, fishing, seriously
though it is a place to get away from it all and relax. There is a
access to reasonable fishing spots, this includes the creek itself, the
open ocean beach fishing, deep sea fishing reef fishing and mud
sailing club but little other
organised entertainment although the locals and others can often be
at the Eulilah Country Club.
Other locations in
district are Wartburg, Rules
beach and although not officially on the Discovery Coast, because they
are on the southern side of the creek are the townships of Winfield and
Coast Road near the creek and only
a short distance from the old ferry crossing site. The township
a small primary school, a caravan park / general store, fuel, an
golf course and a church. Life revolves around the Baffle Creek and
you can do, on it, in it, or under it.
Wartberg has a history dating
settlement of the Miriam Vale shire in the 1800s when German settlers
and some of the descendants still remain.
the ocean front
some miles long
and is the full distance between Baffle Creek and Broadwater creek.
is the only beach left on the Discovery Coast on which you can legally
drive a 4WD vehicle, and is the way to reach the mouth of Broadwater
Deepwater creeks join to drain the swamp or wetlands of the Deepwater
Park into the ocean and provides some very interesting adventure
and small boating. Maybe even a few fish to be caught especially for
about 1 Kilometer
the main Bundaberg
to Lowmead road it is named after the first property to be
in the Miriam Vale Shire, way back in 1854.
It is a small community reliant
the Beef Industry
and is the seat of our secondary school learning being the only school
in the district to go to year 12.
The town supports a country
police station and hardware store as well as numerous sporting and
being built, it now consists of a
Primary school and a Hotel
is built next to the main North South railway line, however the train
not stop here.
This area is situated between
Lowmead and Rosedale
and is reliant upon the Cattle Industry and a little timber cutting.
Berajondo is the main turn off
point from Lowmead
road to Baffle Creek, Agnes Water and the Town of 1770 from the