North of Bororen and south of Gladstone, located on the shores of pristine estuary waterways, Turkey Beach is a coastal fishing village south-east of Gladstone, within Rodd's Harbour which is sheltered by Rodd's Peninsula. This area is a Dugong Sanctuary. The community has permanent population of about 200, plus holiday and fishing homes.
Turkey Beach is located roughly two hours drive north of Bundaberg. From Brisbane one follows the Bruce Highway north, about 550 kilometres, which takes around six hours. The turn off is 10 minutes out of Bororen.
This is fair-dinkum, throw-in-a-line-and-put-your-feet-up-territory with large mangrove inlets, estuaries and creeks.
A licensed kiosk sells take-away food, groceries, petrol, ice, LP gas and fishing supplies, Auto-gas is not available. The nearest availability is Benaraby, near Gladstone, north of Turkey Beach.
Camping is not permitted in the town area, and there are no areas set aside. There are no facilities for caravans.