Near Fraser Coast Caravan Park
Air Fraser Island is an award winning tourist-based air charter service specialising in flights to and from, and scenic aerial tours of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island, using 75 Mile Beach as their unique airstrip.
AQUAVUE Cafe Watersports is the premier destination for action, fun and adventure in Hervey Bay. At Aquavue you can enjoy water sports of every kind. You can hire jet skis, kayaks, sailing catamarans and four-wheel cruiser bikes. Combine those with the Big Banana ride, water skiing, wake and knee boarding, fishing charters and various adventure packages and you can keep yourself occupied for your whole stay in the Bay.
Arkarra Tea Gardens is a relaxing café set on two acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. Lose yourself for a while sipping locally roasted espresso coffee, quality T2 teas or a glass of wine in your own Bali Hut as you listen to the local birdlife.
The Bundaberg Distillery is home to Australia’s now world famous rum. Discover firsthand why they're the most awarded rum distillery in the country.
10 Feb 2018
By The C, a celebration of live music, food and community, is heading to Hervey Bay, hitting the pristine shores of Queensland's Fraser Coast for the first time in February 2018, featuring headliner John Farnham and joined by fellow Australian artists James Reyne, The Black Sorrows and Ross Wilson.
Escape the mainland by jumping into a 4WD and heading over the water (by ferry) to Fraser Island. As a World-Heritage listed location, Fraser Island offers plenty of history and loads to do. Keep an eye out for the 230 different species of birds as you drive along the 4WD circuits or hike the trails. The island is rich with a variety of vegetation, including mangroves and kauri forests that date back 200 years. This unique island presents 124km of protected land, with Aboriginal and European history that awaits you. Throughout the island are freshwater creeks and lakes, popular drinking holes for the different animals that call Fraser Island home. (Image from Tourism & Events Queensland)
Get lost for a day in this natural oasis within Hervey Bay - a whole 26 hectares of it. Walk through the labyrinth, the Chinese garden, a rainforest, and the Orchid House. Appreciate and experience a relaxing day among the trees.
Discover the wonders of the Great Sandy Marine Park. Explore Round Island, swim, snorkel, relax. Join us on our search for turtles, dolphins, dugongs, reef fish and seabirds. Educational, guided ecotours available from morning through to sunset.
Sick of playing go kart video games? Why not give the real thing a try! Hervey Bay Go Kart Track is a fun and safe outing for all members of the family. For those not feeling up for a go on the track there is a waterslide that will keep you occupied while the rev heads in your family go nuts!
This forty-year-old village and museum has plenty of interesting displays. Grab a cup of coffee at the front and take the day to explore what life was like in the area in times past. Visit the 21 historical buildings and get a glimpse of pioneering equipment. You can even enjoy the BBQ facilities while you’re there!
See the talents of local and regional artists at the Hervey Bay Regional Art Gallery. They hold new exhibitions every two months, showcasing fantastic contemporary art works. Come for a look around.
Jump Park Hervey Bay is the premier Indoor Trampoline Park of Fraser Coast. Featuring multiple zones and olympic trampolines, it won't disappoint even the most hardcore.
Lady Elliott Island is just a 45 minute flight from Hervey Bay and located at the southern tip of Australia's World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. The island is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life and is known for its abundance of manta rays, turtles, amazing array of spectacular marine life and unspoilt coral reef.
The Pier Park Up-Market takes place every 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of the month, meaning there are some good odds you will be in town when it’s on. The Urban Farm markets on the Pier occur every Saturday, so even if you miss the main market, you will still find fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies for a healthy dish. From music and art to clothing and accessories, you are bound to find something fun to remember your holiday by. Or try one of the various other markets available in Hervey Bay:
• Koala Markets in Urangan (2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday of the month)
• Marina Twilight Markets in Urangan (Friday evenings)
• Nikenbah Markets in Nikenbah (1st and 3rd Sunday of the month)
• Open Mike Day in Scarness (3rd Sunday of the month)
• Maryborough City Heart Markets in Maryborough (each Thursday)
• Torquay Beachside Markets in Torquay (2nd and 4th Saturday of the month)
29 Jun 2018
Celebrate the art of storytelling in Maryborough, birthplace of Mary Poppins Author PL Travers!This year’s festival presents a 10 day program of storytelling for all ages through all art forms. From music concerts backstage and onstage at the Brolga to pop up performances in the Bond Store Basement.
Mon Repos, on the coast of Bundaberg, supports the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the eastern Australian mainland and has the most significant loggerhead turtle nesting population in the South Pacific region.
Looking for a whale or dolphin watching tour? Whalesong Cruises and Tasman Venture has you covered! Short on time and looking for a great one-day tour around the pinnacles? Unique Fraser is the one for you. Hervey Bay Holiday Park offers easy access to all three.
Located right on the beautiful foreshores of Hervey Bay you will find Reefworld Aquarium in Urangan. This iconic tourist attraction established in 1979, has been operating for well over 30 years and has captivated and amazed locals and visitors from around the world with their unique displays of marine life. Reefworld Aquarium is an all-natural aquarium, using only sand filtered sea water and natural sunlight. There are very few all natural aquariums in the world, making Reefworld quite unique.
Snakes Downunder Reptile Park & Zoo is a fun and affordable day out to be enjoyed by the whole family set just 500M off the Bruce Highway – just south of Childers – displaying over 45 species and sub-species of Australian reptiles, amphibians and marsupials.
Get up and close to the giants of the ocean for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. Tour Fraser Island before enjoying a unique view of humpback whales in their natural environment from the underwater viewing rooms.
Looking to kill two birds with one stone and give your kids something to do and escape the heat? They will love this park, with various rides and attractions bringing them an endless amount of fun. Let them try their hand at the Wave pool or have a turn on the waterslide. And the best part? It’s all completely free!