Hervey Bay is one of Queensland’s best natural holiday destinations, offering the world’s closest whale watching encounters with the majestic humpback whales. Explore World Heritage listed Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island. Places to enjoy over and over again, entertaining visiting family and friends with all nature has to offer.
As an aquatic paradise, Hervey Bay’s sub-tropical climate and calm waters provide a perfect all year destination for water based activities such as swimming, sailing, fishing, yachting, water skiing, kite surfing, jet skiing, wind surfing, stand up paddle boarding and snorkelling. Fish off the beach, creek or pier. Take a guided tour or a fishing charter to experience some of Australia’s best sport and game fishing.
Dotted along the Hervey Bay Esplanade are cosmopolitan and alfresco cafés, boutiques, shops, parklands, picnic areas, playgrounds, the famous and much loved Urangan Pier and a vibrant marina precinct.
Stroll along the wonderful Urangan Pier, which stretches almost a kilometre out to sea, with spectacular views of the Bay and the opportunity to spot schools of fish, stingrays and even pods of dolphins.
Discover nature, art and history at its best by visiting the Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens. 26 hectares of serene, sub-tropical rainforest displaying plants of the Wide Bay and Great Sandy Straits regions. It incorporates the Orchid House, with a collection of around 20,000 orchids set amongst its beautiful gardens. The award winning Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum complex gives a fascinating glimpse into the bay’s past. For lovers of art Hervey Bay’s Regional Gallery houses new exhibitions approximately every 6-8 weeks allowing people of all ages to enjoy the arts.
Visit Fraser Coast
Being just a 3.5 hour drive or 40 minute flight departing from Hervey Bay Airport to Brisbane, with direct flights to Sydney and Melbourne also available, positions Fraser Shores as an amazing place to call home.
Fraser Shores conveniently adjoins a commercial and professional centre, housing medical specialists, a large general medical practice and a wide variety of shops and services, meaning everything you’ll need is just a step away.
Just minutes from Fraser Shores is the newly extended Stockland Shopping Centre which offers an exceptional shopping experience for residents and visitors.
This $115 million redevelopment is complete and features the Fraser Coast’s first and only Kmart discount department store, a new Coles supermarket, a new 500 seat café style food court and 70 new specialty retailers.
A choice of nearby sporting clubs, golf courses and recreational facilities offer those long-time favourite recreational activities of lawn bowls, croquet, tenpin bowling, bingo, bridge, old time and square dancing and indoor cricket.
Getting Here & Maps
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