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To view the vast flat farmlands and wetlands of the Burdekin district the best vantage points are from the lookouts of Mount Inkerman and Mount Kelly. The spectacular Burdekin Bridge is known as the silver link and was the longest bridge in Australia for many years. It is the district's best known landmark. The district is well served by all forms of accommodation and eating places to suit all tastes and budgets and is renowned for its friendly service. The Burdekin Water Festival is held in September. There is a diversity of sporting, cultural and tourist facilities and be sure to visit the Ayr Nature Display, the Burdekin Theatre and see the mighty Burdekin River Irrigation Area. DISTANCE FROM BRISBANE (State Capital): 1,277kms