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What’s it like to Blend Your Own Bundaberg Rum?

It's not just hard-core Bundaberg Rum fans that visit the distillery and partake in the Blend Your Own experience; anyone visiting the Southern Great Barrier Reef region should visit the Bundaberg Rum Distillery for a quintessential Queensland experience.

Bundaberg Rum Tour

The Bundaberg Rum Tour starts with visitors exploring the museum and then immersing yourself in the distillery tour led by the experienced and entertaining guides. You'll learn about the history, check out the Molasses well - which holds up to 5 million litres of molasses, learn about the distilling process and view the grand Barrel House where the rum matures for a minimum of two years before its bottled. I'm surprised by the diversity of those attending the tour, all age groups are covered and there are plenty of families enjoying the tour.

Bundaberg Rum Blend Your Own Experience

Here's where the serious fun begins! Our exclusive group enter the dimly lit barrel room and are expertly advised on how to blend our own rum, crafting own personalised blend based on our individual taste and palate. You'll then pour your personal blend straight from the barrels into personally labelled bottles. In a completely genius idea, you head home with not one but two bottles. One to keep on display on your bar cart and one to enjoy now! Details of your personal blend are kept on file so you can reorder with ease.

Bundaberg Rum Tasting

After the blending experience, you return to the Bundaberg Rum Tasting Bar where you can sample any of the top shelf rums for their range. Cheers to that!

Queensland Tourism Award Winner

We were thrilled to be in the audience as Bundaberg Rum Distillery was announced as winner of the Best Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries category of the Queensland Tourism Awards 2018 announced recently on the Gold Coast. After our experience, it's clear to see why Bundaberg Rum Distillery is an award winner; it's an impressive and educational experience whether you're a rum aficionado or simply curious about the process.

Visit Bundaberg Rum Distillery

Plan a trip to the birthplace of Australia's favourite rum and explore all that Bundaberg has to offer.

How much does the Bundaberg Rum Tour Cost?

How much does the Bundaberg Rum Tour Cost?

The Bundaberg Rum Museum Experience from $19.00 Adult ticket
The Bundaberg Rum Distillery Experience Tour from $28.50 Adult ticket
The Bundaberg Rum Blend Your Own Experience $237.50 includes the Museum Experience, Distillery Tour, two personalised bottles of individually blended rum and two tastings from the premium range at the Rum Tasting Bar.

If you're looking for the Best Things to Do in Bundaberg, book tours and tickets here at Bundaberg Rum.

Bundaberg is approximately 4 hours' drive north of Brisbane or short 1-hour flight away. Plan your trip around the foodie festival Winterfeast in July or book a Mon Repos Turtle Encounter during the summer months.

Where to Stay in Bundaberg

We recommend basing yourself beachside at C Bargara Resort at Bargara. Browse and book here.

The writer was a guest of Bundaberg North Burnett Tourism.
Image credit: Bundaberg Rum, Sally Scott

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