Discover 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.
Hervey Bay is the place to go to see the magnificent humpback whales come out to play. There is a large range of whale watching tours that the bay has to offer. Read more!
Whale Watching Tours
Things To Do
With art galleries and theatres, a broad range of eateries, sport and recreational facilities, clubs, botanic gardens, historical townships, major annual events, picnic areas, whale watch cruises, and Fraser Island only a breath away - Hervey Bay really has something for everyone. Read more!
Hervey Bay also has some excellent coral reefs that can be viewed from a glass bottom boat at your leisure which also have viewing platforms which are great to see the surrounding areas of the bay . There is also a vast range of fishing charters throughout the year, a Read more!
Tours and Cruises
Car Rental
Offering low priced 4 Wheel Drive Hire with unlimited kilometres, plus off road liability cover for accidents that can happen when you least expect it. Out door camping equipment and supplies can also be hired if needed.
Hervey Bay has a wide range of dining facilities for all to enjoy. With great menus for adults and children you wont be disappointed at the vast range of different styles of food, whether you are on a budget or want to splurge,The Bay has it all. Read more!
Good Food Guide

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.

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Discover Hervey Bay's Recommended Accommodation

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 2015 HAS ENDED.

DON'T MISS OUT NEXT YEAR!

8000 whales on their way to Hervey Bay 2016.


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

Teen goes missing in Hervey Bay
Brisbane Times
Police are searching for a teenage boy missing from Hervey Bay. The 16-year-old was last seen at a Winbirra Way residence at 4pm on Thursday and has not made contact with his family since. He is described as Caucasian, about 176cm tall, fair complexion ...
FOUND: Teen safe and well after disappearance from ScarnessFraser Coast Chronicle

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Fraser Coast Chronicle

INEXCESS back in Hervey Bay by popular demand
Fraser Coast Chronicle
On Saturday, February 20 INEXCESS will rock Hervey House, performing all the hits that made the band famous throughout the world during the Michael Hutchence era. Following the release of the mini-series Never Tear Us Apart the Michael Hutchence and ...

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Fraser Coast Chronicle

OPINION: Has Hervey Bay been left in the dark?
Fraser Coast Chronicle
I HAVE never really had to think twice about going for an evening run until I moved to Hervey Bay. Yes areas of the town like the Esplanade are well lit, but it's the first city I have lived in where street lights in the suburbs seem to be few and far ...

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Fraser Coast Chronicle

Hervey Bay cast chosen for Fraser Coast thriller 'Light'
Fraser Coast Chronicle
FOUR Hervey Bay thespians have been chosen as the leads in Josh Buckle's soon-to-be-shot thriller "Light". The Pt Vernon man said Nathan Richter, Katrina Pitman, Scott Commins and Shane King would appear in the production, along with Taylor Dunn.


Elderly couple rescued from Hervey Bay house blaze
ABC Local
Two elderly people have been rescued from a burning house at Hervey Bay in southern Queensland. Firefighters said the couple's airconditioner at their Point Vernon house caught fire last night. It took crews half an hour to contain the blaze, which ...
Learner driver charged for allegedly speeding from policeFraser Coast Chronicle

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Urangan Pier - Hervey Bay