Mundubbera is an aboriginal name for 'Meeting of the Waters' is recognised as the citrus capital of Queensland. Between April and September, orchids come into full production and they become colourful with ripening fruits and an influx of workers.
Grapes, stone fruit, nuts, dairying and pig rearing are important industries. Mundubbera also has a unique industry, an insectary! 'Bugs for Bugs' produce beneficial predatory bugs for crops and agriculture cutting down the need for chemical sprays.
Attractions include the Historical Museum, 'Meeting Place of the Waters' 360 degrees mural, Jone Weir, agricultural and horticultural tours and the 'enormous ellendale' which is a giant mandarin adding to Queensland's collection of giant-sized icons.
The Auburn River National Park nearby at the intersection of the Auburn, Boyne and Burnett Rivers, features a wild and impressive river channel of huge boulders and water worn rock formations testament to the forces of the nature. The park offers basic camping with facilities.