Although the coastal town of Bowen boasts some of the beach beaches in the whole of Queensland, it is often overlooked by visitors to the area. This makes Bowen to the perfect place for people who enjoy natural beauty and local charm to relocate to and the town has a population of around 11,000 people.
Finding quality real estate in Bowen is easy and there are plenty of excellent beach front properties to choose from here. House hunters will also be able to take their pick from a number of exquisite heritage buildings located close to the heart of the town, while more modest houses and modern apartments are also available.
Bowen boasts a total of eight golden sandy beaches, and soaking up the sun of one of these stunning stretches of sand is a popular pastime among the town’s residents. Queens Beach and Horseshoe Bay are among the most enchanting options here and both areas are lined with a good number of amenities such as ocean facing restaurants and shops.
New residents to Bowen who want to get a feel for the town’s unique history and culture should pay a visit to the Bowen Historical Society’s interesting and informative museum. some of the other local landmarks include the Bowen Harbour Board Building, Bowen Courthouse and Bowen State School.
There are plenty of evening entertainment options to choose from in Bowen such as a large cinema that shows all of the latest blockbusters and the Summergarden Twin Theatre. Bowen is situated on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef and residents will have plenty of time to explore this world famous natural attraction.