Discover Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay's travel, reservations and community guide.
If you want to find out about anything in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia then you have come to the right place. Whether you are an independent traveller or a backpacker thinking of touring the district, or a local looking for one of the many services or businesses in Hervey Bay, this is your site.

For the traveller, Discover Hervey Bay gives you one easy reference point for all of your extensive itinerary planning, including accommodation, tours and cruises, dive trips and car rentals - this service is free with no hidden fees or handling charges.

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Whale watching Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay has often been called the jewel in Queensland’s crown. It is also referred to as the Whale Watch Capital of the World. A scenic 3 ½ hours drive north of Brisbane and only 45 minutes by air from Brisbane, Hervey Bay is an easily accessible holiday destination.

It has a population of approximately 63,000 residents.To discover more of Hervey Bay, why not rent a car  at a great price.

The city has a wonderful subtropical climate. Temperatures range from 14 to 23 degrees Centigrade in winter and 22 to 29 degrees Centigrade in summer.

Rainfall is low and there are more fine days than other Queensland holiday centres.

Discover Hervey Bay's Recommended Accommodation

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Akama Resort

Akama Resort 5 Stars! This top of the line five star resort offers Hervey Bay, what it has been missing, with stunning blend of hospitality, comfort and style. Overlooking Fraser Island from your balcony, you can sit back relax and enjoy your breakaway.







Recent Accommodation Listings On Discover Hervey Bay

BreakFree Great Sandy Straits Offers a magnitude of facilities, some of them include not one but two swimming pools for you and the family to enjoy.

Pialba Beachfront Tourist Park If you are searching for a relaxing place to spend a few days in your caravan, or on a camping site adjacent to a beautiful beach, look no further than Hervey Bay's Pialba Beachfront Tourist Park.

Scarness Beachfront Tourist Park Set amongst towering gum trees right in the heart of Hervey Bay, this is not your average caravan park. Calm pristine waters front the park with sandy beaches ideal for the kids to play on and safe swimming all year round.

Torquay Beachfront Tourist Park Perfectly situated on the foreshore overlooking the inviting waters of Hervey Bay, the Torquay Beachfront Tourist Park is smack bang in the heart of one of Hervey Bay's most vibrant areas.

Burrum Heads Beachfront Tourist Park The park is the perfect place to relax and take in the delights of this beautiful coastal village. Situated at the mouth of the Burrum River.

The Friendly Hostel and Guesthouse, providing some of the best accommodation on a budget, The Friendly Hostel and Guesthouse also has a high level of clean affordable rooms.

Woolshed Backpackers New to Discover Hervey Bay is The Woolshed Backpackers it's a family run business and is locally owned, the rooms are split out over four buildings.

Palace Backpackers Located right in the heart of Hervey Bay is well known among backpackers for providing safe, affordable accommodation.

Villa Cavour Bed and Breakfast, situated in Point Vernon, Hervey Bay is fast becoming the place to stay while enjoying beautiful Hervey Bay.

Check prices and availability here

Recent Fraser Island Accommodation Listings

Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village is the perfect place to stay when visiting Fraser Island. The resort has won numerous awards over the years, and prides itself on being eco friendly.

Eurong Beach Resort situated on the eastern side of the island, and it's only accessible by 4wd. But, it has accommodation to suite all budgets, and it is very family friendly

Fraser Island Beach Houses The studios are situated amongst 1.3 hectares of Fraser Island beauty, and are located conveniently to most of the features that the island has to offer

Fraser Island Retreat The retreat is right in the center of the township and features a total of nine spacious timber cabins set on the hillside.

Eliza Palms It's situated at Orchid Beach, and it's the perfect spot to enjoy everything that Fraser Island has to offer.

Cathedrals on Fraser your choices of accommodation are varied. They have everything from high classed studio's, all the way down to basic camping areas.

For more Fraser Island Accommodation please check here.

The Ultimate Whale Watching Experience Tasman Venture



Book Now for 2014 WHALE SEASON in Hervey Bay!

Whale Watching Hervey Bay Starts from July 19 to November 2014 Hervey Bay waters offer regular sightings and encounters with humpback whales as well as playful dolphins. Book now on our whale watching page.

Hervey Bay Skydiving

More Things to Do In Hervey Bay

We welcome on board Hervey Bay Sport Fishing they offer guided sportfishing on this anglers play ground. Andrew uses his expert knowledge of the area and local conditions to help you catch that trophy fish.

Get the full view from Paradise Seaplanes offering you an amazing flight in a rugged Wilga Warbird over looking Hervey Bay and Fraser Island.

We welcome Reefworld Aquarium to Discover Hervey Bay , This iconic attraction has been open for well over 30 years and has captivated and amazed locals and visitor's from around the world pay them a vist today!.

Just added are Hervey Bay Skydiving They offer you the greatest view of the Fraser Coast that you will ever see!

You will find travel information such as currency conversion rates, coach timetables, international and domestic airline schedules, and visitor information including local banking, medical and emergency information. We have now added a map of Hervey Bay to the site as well.

By filling out a simple form you can organise your entire holiday in Hervey Bay from accommodation to which tours you would like to go on or even where you would like to dine using our fine food guide.

In addition to tourism related information Discover Hervey Bay also has available a comprehensive selection of information that the intending visitor will find useful.

Although known nationally and internationally for the best humpback whale watching in the world, Hervey Bay has a lot more to offer its visitors.

Hervey Bay is brimful of history, beauty and attractions centred around sheltered waters and some 14 kilometres of golden beaches safe for children. There is no shortage of things to do and see - from relaxation on unspoilt beaches to water sports for those visitors who are a little more adventurous.Every Friday night at 4pm there is the local craft and produce market held at Urangan Marina. Also you cannot forget the Wetside water Park.

A distinct and very affordable tourist destination, Hervey Bay offers a colourful concentration of lifestyles and its waters are home to turtles, dolphins and dugongs as well as humpback whales. No matter what your interests, your age group or the season, you can enjoy its experiences, its natural beauty and a choice of activities and attractions.

All this, and more awaits you in Hervey Bay, the "Whale Watching Capital of the World" and "Gateway to Fraser Island" .Close by to Hervey bay is world famous Noosa renown for it's great surfing beaches.

Recent Hervey Bay News


Golfing firefighters to visit Hervey Bay and M'boro
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Councillor Darren Everard said the tournament would be held at Hervey Bay and Maryborough golf clubs from November 1 to 7. "The championships will bring more than 200 firefighters and their families from across Australia and New Zealand to the Fraser ...


The Sunshine Coast Daily

Too Kewell! Harry swims with the whales off Hervey Bay
The Sunshine Coast Daily
AUSTRALIAN football legend Harry Kewell faced his biggest opponents yet when he swam with humpback whales in Hervey Bay. More than a million people have gone humpback whale-watching, but now they have the chance to come eye-to-eye with the ...
Masters invade Hervey Bay beachFraser Coast Chronicle
Kewell swims with whalesBrisbane Times

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Fraser Coast Chronicle

Police honour fallen colleagues at Hervey Bay Uniting Church
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Senior Sergeant Tanya Walters and her son Rhyder, 3, at the Police Remembrance Day service in the Hervey Bay Uniting Church. Robyne Cuerel. AN EMPTY seat was hard to come by at Hervey Bay's Uniting Church on Monday morning as the community ...

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Hervey Bay to reveal 'magnificent' Anzac centenary statue
ABC Local
A life-size bronze statue depicting an iconic World War I battle will be erected in Hervey Bay this week as part of Anzac centenary commemorations. The Hervey Bay RSL sub-branch has paid about $500,000 for the sculpture and extension at Memorial Park, ...

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Fraser Coast Chronicle

Stirring success for Hervey Bay woman's debut film
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Hervey Bay filmmaker Rachel Anderson on the set of her first short film, Sailboats, which will be screened at Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival in Gympie in October. Contributed. HER debut short film has travelled the globe and now Hervey ...

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Urangan Pier - Hervey Bay