Wide Bay Highway

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Wide Bay Highway
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Wide Bay Highway (green and black)
General information
Type Highway
Length 63 km (39 mi)
Route number(s) State Route 49
Major junctions
West end Burnett Highway /
Bunya Highway, Goomeri, Queensland
East end Bruce Highway, 12km north of Gympie
Major settlements Kilkivan
Highway system
Highways in Australia
National HighwayFreeways in Australia
Highways in Queensland

The Wide Bay Highway is a short state highway of Queensland, Australia running between Goomeri on the Burnett Highway and a junction on the Bruce Highway. From the junction it is 12 kilometres south to Gympie or 69 kilometres north to Maryborough.[1] The length of the highway is 63 kilometres.

At its western end the road continues from Goomeri as the Bunya Highway, connecting it to Dalby.[2]

List of towns along the Wide Bay Highway[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

LGA Location km mi Destinations Notes
Gympie Bells Bridge 0 0.0 Bruce Highway (National Route A1) - south - Gympie / north - Curra Eastern end of Wide Bay Highway (State Route 49)
Goomeri 62.6 38.9 Burnett Highway (State Route A3) - north - Ban Ban Springs /
south - Nanango /
Bunya Highway (State Route 49) - south, then west - Murgon
Western end of Wide Bay Highway.
State Route 49 continues south for 1.8 km, duplexed with the Burnett Highway, before turning west as the Bunya Highway.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Queensland Government - Department of Transport and Main Roads - Maps
  2. ^ Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.