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The world's largest sand island awaits you at beautiful Hervey Bay. Your accommodation at Discovery Parks – Hervey Bay (formerly Australiana Holiday Park) is minutes away from the departure point to World Heritage listed Fraser Island - long uninterrupted white beaches, sand cliffs, over 100 freshwater lakes and ancient rainforests.

Hervey Bay also offers the best whale watching in the world, with a range of tours to observe magnificent humpback whales. There are plenty of water-based activities, too, like fishing and wakeboarding...

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The world's largest sand island awaits you at beautiful Hervey Bay. Your accommodation at Discovery Parks – Hervey Bay (formerly Australiana Holiday Park) is minutes away from the departure point to World Heritage listed Fraser Island - long uninterrupted white beaches, sand cliffs, over 100 freshwater lakes and ancient rainforests.

Hervey Bay also offers the best whale watching in the world, with a range of tours to observe magnificent humpback whales. There are plenty of water-based activities, too, like fishing and wakeboarding. Need a break? The Esplanade is a beautiful 14 kilometre drive of shared pathway with plentiful options for dining out.

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Park Features

  • BBQ
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Disabled Access
  • Dump Point
  • Laundry
  • WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Pool 

 


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Things to See & Do

Nature and Wildlife Tours (7.7km, 2.9km, 2.0km)

Three nature and wildlife tour companies operate in Hervey Bay. They are Whalesong Cruises (7.7km), Tasman Venture (2.9km) and  Unique Fraser (2.0km).

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.

Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum (1.1km)

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!

Hervey Bay Go Kart Track (6.1km)

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!

Wetside Water Education Park (2.1km)

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!

The Charlton Esplanade (3.9km)

The Charlton Esplanade is one of the best scenic drives the area has to offer. Starting at Point Vernon you will see all the wonderful facilities available in Hervey Bay, as well as enjoy a bit of peace and quiet. You can even stop for a picnic or barbecue along the way!

 

 


Art After Dark

Link: http://www.ourfrasercoast.com.au/art-after-dark

Date: 23 June
Venue: Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
Opening of current exhibitions
• Live music
• Live demonstrations
• Nibbles
• cash bar available.
Whale watching cruises from July until end September.


Blessing of the Fleet

Link: https://www.whalewatch.com.au/whale-events/item/6-blessing-fleet.html

Date: 12 August
Venue: Urangan Harbour, 1 Buccaneer Drive
Help us celebrate the start of the whale watch season and a whole month of festivities in honour of the Humpback Whale. Whale Watch Operators join with local businesses dockside at the Urangan Harbour to host an evening of food and entertainment culminating in a fireworks spectacular.
You can tour whale watch vessels, talk with the crew and learn about the majestic Humpback Whale.Time: The Blessing of the fleet traditionally starts around 5pm.


Seafood Festival

Link: https://herveybayseafoodfestival.com.au/

Date: 13 August
Where: Urangan Harbour
This popular local festival celebrates the bounty of the seas in and around Hervey Bay and Fraser Island - it really is the ultimate weekend escape.
Aside from amazing seafood - including our world-famous Hervey Bay scallop - festival goers will enjoy cooking demonstrations, fabulous tunes and a great family atmosphere... and all against the backdrop of beautiful Urangan Harbour.


Whale Parade + Concert

Link: http://www.visitfrasercoast.com/whales/whalefestival

Date: 19 August
Where: Hervey Bay Esplanade
The Whale Festival Parade and Concert is welcoming back motorised floats to this year’s Parade. Trucks, cars, buses and anything else that moves will be covered in lights and colours to the theme of “Harvey and the Gang”.

Think whales, dolphins, octopus, mermaids and anyone else that Harvey might have in his gang! This celebration of the sea will illuminate the Hervey Bay Esplanade with lights, music, costumes and more!

For the best view of the parade, pick your spot between Frank Street and Seafront Oval for a 6pm parade. Live entertainment, carnival rides, market stalls, food stalls and more create the perfect evening for everyone.


Paddle for the Whales

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2017-paddle-out-for-whales-registration-32079902853

Date: 20 August
Paddle Out for Whales is an annual event held in the whale watching capital of the world as part of IFAW's National Whale Day celebrations. The event is held to help raise awareness of the many issues whales face today. Races and live entertainment throughout the day.


Offshort Superboat Championships

Link: http://www.superboat.com.au/

Dates: 28 & 29 October
Pole position shootout 12 noon to 1pm. Saturday Afternoon from 3;30pm Street Parade of Boats
Sunday; Race 1, 11am 30 minute race, Race 2, 1pm 30 minute race.


Local Markets

Nikenbah Animal Refuge
1st and 3rd Sunday from 8am
Nikenbah-Dundowran Road.

Torquay Beachside Market
2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday of every month.
8am to 1pm
Opposite Torquay Post Office, Esplanade.

Urangan Pier Park Community Markets
Every Saturday 7 am – 1pm
Pier Park, Urangan.

Koala Markets
2nd and 4th Sundays. 6am-12noon
Kruger Court, Urangan.


Park Activities

Pancake Breakfasts - Wednesdays

Swing by our pancake breakfasts every Wedneday at 9AM starting 7th June. Gold coin donations to go to Variety - The Children's Charity.

State of Origin Sausage Sizzles

- May 31st      5.30 - 6.30 pm
- June 21st     5.30 - 6.30 pm
- July 12th      5.30 - 6.30 pm     

Gold Coin Donation to Variety

Karaoke/ Entertainment Nights

Dates will be random depending on availability. Enquire at reception.

Happy Hour

Every day from 4:30 until 6PM, come down to the Camp Kitchen for our Happy Hour! Enjoy the atmosphere and a beverage with new friends. BYO drinks and nibbles. 

Morning Chats - Mondays (5 June onward)

Every Monday morning from 10AM to 11:30AM, join us for a get-together at our Camp Kitchen or TV Room (depending on the weather). Tea and coffee will be supplied. Please feel free to bring knitting, crocheting and other fun activities! 

Deals & Packages

  • ! $99 CABINS ¡

    ULTIMATE DEAL

    What do you do when you miss summer? Embrace the new season with a holiday! Whisk yourself away to a cabin with the comforts of home. With select cabins at $99* per night at parks across Australia, we want to help you find your happy place.

    Use the promo code CABINS99

  • Free Night on Sites!

    Stay 4, Pay 3

    Join us at Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay and save with our May Site Special. Stay 4 nights on any site and only pay for 3. Valid for stays until 31 May 2017.

    Use the promo code HER443S

  • Meal Deal

    Eat At The Beach House Hotel

    Where can you get a good meal in town? With this offer, you'll receive a $15 meal voucher to be used at the Beach House Hotel. Serving up seven days a week by their talented chefs. Just book 5 nights or more on any site to receive this voucher.

    Use the promo code MAYMEALH17

  • Membership Offer

    Stay A Week

    Extend your stay to the full seven days along the Fraser Coast. Book 7 nights on any site this mid-year and receive a FREE Discovery Parks membership. This membership entitles you to a 10% discount on future stays at any of our parks across Australia.

    Use the promo code MEMHB17

  • School Holidays Promotion

    Kids Stay FREE

    A holiday alongside the blue waters of the Fraser Coast. Book 3 nights or more on one of our sites and kids stay for FREE these school holidays. Treat your family to a holiday in the caravan.

    Use the promo code JSHB17

  • Stay 3, Save 20%

    Cabin Offer

    Break up the routine and stay midweek to receive this special deal. Book 3 nights or more and save 20%. Valid Sunday to Thursday.

    Use the promo code S3S17H

  • Weekend Escape

    Wine & Dine

    Stay 2 nights for a weekend getaway in Hervey Bay. We'll give you complimentary sparkling wine AND a $15 meal voucher to use at the Beach House Hotel.

    Use the promo code WAHB17

  • Weekly Ensuite Site Special

    $280

    Pay $280 per week on one of our ensuite sites - that's all! Book 28 nights or more between 1 June and 30 September. Call park to book.

    Use the promo code WESSH17

  • Weekly Powered Site Special

    $250

    A month in paradise doesn't sound too bad. Stay 28 nights or more on our powered site and pay only $250 a week. Call park to book. Valid for stays between 1 June and 30 September.

    Use the promo code WPSSH17

  • Phone: (07) 4128 2762
  • Fax: (07) 4124 5665
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Our accommodation

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Standard 2 Bedroom Villa - Exterior

Superior 2 Bedroom Villa

Sleeps 6 / From $132

Sleeps up to 6

The Superior 2 Bedroom Villa consists of:

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Family Cabin 2 - Exterior

Standard 2 Bedroom Family Cabin - Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6 / From $127

Sleeps up to 6

The 2 Bedroom Villa’s are very spacious, ideal for families and sharing couples.



Standard 1 Bedroom Family Cabin - Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6 / From $112

Sleeps up to 6

Open plan accommodation for a family holiday. Complete with Queen Bed, futon, and Single Bunks. 

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Standard 1 Bedroom Family Cabin, Sleeps 4 - Exterior

Standard 1 Bedroom Family Cabin - Sleeps 4

Sleeps 4 / From $112

Sleeps up to 4

The Family Cabin 1 is ideal for families or couples who enjoy their space.
Sleeps 4

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Economy Value Cabin, Sleeps 6 - Exterior

Economy Value Cabin - Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6 / From $82

Sleeps up to 6

The Economy Value Cabin is open plan and ideal for small groups or families.
Sleeps 6

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Economy Value Cabin - Exterior

Economy Value Cabin - Sleeps 4

Sleeps 4 / From $82

Sleeps up to 4

The Economy Value Cabin is open plan and ideal for small groups or families. One cabin of this type permits pets - call park to book. 

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Economy Studio Cabin - Exterior

Economy Studio Cabin

Sleeps 4 / From $99

Sleeps up to 4

The Studio is open plan and ideal for families, couples or solo travellers.
Sleeps 4

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Powered Site

Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $38

Sleeps up to 6

The Powered Site has lovely grassed sites, sites with slabs for caravan and annexe, single slab sites and drive through sites, giving you the benefit of choice in your stay.

Discovery Parks - Hervey Bay - Ensuite Site

Ensuite Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $45

Sleeps up to 6

The Ensuite Powered Site has a single slab for annexe as well as a spacious ensuite bathroom. This is a convenient way to camp in our Australiana holiday park.

Prices listed for accommodation are for the next 14 days and are subject to change.

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Hervey Bay Specials

ULTIMATE DEAL

! $99 CABINS ¡

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Stay 4, Pay 3

Free Night on Sites!

Book now

Eat At The Beach House Hotel

Meal Deal

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Stay A Week

Membership Offer

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Kids Stay FREE

School Holidays Promotion

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Cabin Offer

Stay 3, Save 20%

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Wine & Dine

Weekend Escape

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$280

Weekly Ensuite Site Special

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$250

Weekly Powered Site Special

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