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Hervey Bay Travel Guide: 161 reviews and 319 photos

Hervey Bay... "Just another day in Paradise"

Hervey Bay is one of Queensland's best natural holiday destinations.. with 40 kilometers of beautiful beaches, a relaxed and easy atmosphere, and a fun place to visit. This is the place you would come to, if you prefer an off the beaten path type holiday.

Fraser Island - the largest sand island in the world, and Lady Elliot Island - the first coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef, are both within easy reach from Hervey Bay, and therefore, makes this is a great starting point for many other interesting and fun destinations.

Hervey Bay, is fast becoming one of the most popular places in Queensland for holidays, but still retains it's peaceful, uncrowded ambience.
Aproximately 3 hours drive north of Brisbane, and away from the hussle and bustle of the big cities. It has the appeal of a resort town, without the high resort prices. One of the biggest attractions is Whalewatching, which is on annually from July until October.
Ofcoarse it has many other attractions, Sailing, Fishing, Windsurfing, Coral Viewing, Jet-ski, Skydiving, Sharkshow, and many miles of beautiful, safe beaches.
It is also the gateway to 'Frazer Island' and a whole new world to explore.
A place where you can just relax and truely unwind.

The waters of Hervey Bay are protected by Fraser Island and offer visitors a perfect, stinger-free swimming environment ideal for children. Enjoy a variety of water sports including kayaking, yachting, diving, water and jet skiing, wind surfing and snorkelling.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great climate, laid back and relaxing atmosphere, lots to see and do..
  • Cons:Honestly??? I can't think of any!
  • In a nutshell:A great place for a holiday.. so come on down..
  • Intro Updated Aug 19, 2006
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  • glabah's Profile Photo
    Oct 8, 2008 at 11:21 PM

    Looks like a great place to visit in Australia. One day I do hope to get down there.

  • Nov 30, 2007 at 2:47 AM

    Agree this is a great place to stay in Hervey Bay. All apartments have a water view, with a balcony facing North [where the Noon day sun is]. The beach is just over the road from the Resort and the apartment was very comfortable and well appointed.

  • etfromnc's Profile Photo
    Mar 27, 2007 at 2:31 PM

    It looks as if I missed a very special place on my trips to Oz. How far south are you traveling on this trip to the USA?

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Sep 20, 2006 at 1:45 PM

    Your updated pages, Susie are phenomenal. Beautiful photos and wonderful commentary. Surf Beach is very nice idea. Thanks so much for yourvisit to my Rodos page.

  • JessH's Profile Photo
    Sep 18, 2006 at 2:49 AM

    Hi Susie-Lee... this truly looks like a great place to visit. Thanks for sharing all your insights... there's nothing better than tips by "locals". Greetings from Dubai from an "ex-Aussie" :-) Jess

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Jul 25, 2006 at 10:57 PM

    your right, looks like an other day in Paradise ..gosh could I do with some of the warmth, sunshine is okay, but the bloody southerlies wistle through my place brrrrr. tks for popping in Matey

  • ferdnbean's Profile Photo
    Jun 9, 2006 at 9:20 PM

    Wellll. regarding your green frog pic... "You take the high toad...and I 'll take the low toad"... eh hem...must have a frog in my throat. Best to you Ms. Berry! Ferd

  • Sunshine64's Profile Photo
    Jun 28, 2005 at 8:23 AM

    What a wonderful and thourough page. Thanks for sharing!

  • Feb 1, 2005 at 2:11 AM

    Hey from Ireland myself. Can I just say that Hoolihans pub is the cheesiest Irish bar! Tacky!!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Nov 26, 2004 at 11:19 AM

    Susie-Lee, you live in a splendid and attractive place... Keep well! Greetings to the sunny Australia!

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