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.

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.

WHALE SEASON Has Come To A End

Whale Watching Hervey Bay Starts from 19/7/2015 to November 2015 Hervey Bay waters offer regular sightings and encounters with humpback whales as well as playful dolphins. Please view our whale watching page for more info.

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.

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


Brisbane Times

Hervey Bay Hospital to complete legionella flush
Brisbane Times
A Queensland hospital is moving to completely flush its water systems after the discovery of legionella bacteria. Patients at the Hervey Bay Hospital were ordered to only drink bottled water and refrain from using showers after the problem was detected.
Legionnaires' disease scare at Hervey Bay HospitalCourier Mail
Legionella reported in Hervey Bay Hospital waterOutbreak News Today
Legionella bacteria found at Hervey Bay Hospital in southern QueenslandABC Online
WA today
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Fraser Coast Chronicle

Hervey Bay duo top Bundaberg Rugby League try tally
Fraser Coast Chronicle
The Hervey Bay player-coach promised to help turn the club around when he joined the Seagulls late last year. So far he has been successful in his quest, leading the Seagulls to second on the Bundaberg Rugby League midway through the season.

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Fraser Coast Chronicle

Hervey Bay brothers scooting towards national titles
Fraser Coast Chronicle
HERVEY Bay brothers Jaden and Cooper Earle have backflipped their way to the national titles. The Earles, aged nine and 11 respectively, will represent Queensland at the Australian Scooter Association Australian Titles next week. Jaden qualified first ...

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Hervey Bay to attract elite in first Hydrothon
Fraser Coast Chronicle
HERVEY Bay will host the deciding round of a world-class series later this year. Current and former champion ironmen and women will compete in the inaugural $14,000 Hydrothon Triple Crown Series this year, with the third and final round to be held at ...


Fraser Coast Chronicle

Hervey Bay's getting over 300m of slippn', slidin' fun
Fraser Coast Chronicle
AT LEAST once in our life most of us have laid down the plastic, mixed the bubbles with water and then spent the afternoon sliding on our bellies. But a bigger version of the much-loved slip and slide is coming to Hervey Bay later this year. O'Shea's ...

Urangan Pier - Hervey Bay