Hervey Bay is one of Queensland's best most popular holiday destinations, it offers a gateway to the world heritage listed Fraser Island and is best known as the whale watching capital of the world. Located 3 ½ hours drive north of Brisbane Hervey Bay is easily accessible by road or 45 mins by plane from Brisbane. Hervey bay enjoys a perfect subtropical climate, pristine beaches, a beautiful public reserve esplanade, friendly locals and a host of fun holiday activities to enjoy.
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Hervey Bay features the world's closest encounters with humpback whales through many of the whale watching tours available as well as easy access to World Heritage Listed Fraser Island which is the largest sand island in the world. The sheltered waters of Hervey Bay make it an ideal aquatic playground, perfect for year round swimming, diving, sailing, water sports and fishing. The picturesque foreshore is an ideal place for a bike ride and places like the Orchid House within the botanical gardens are worth a visit.
Harvey Bay boasts many cafes and restaurants to enjoy meal and features a range of accommodation styles, catering for all tastes and budgets. When you’re done seeing the natural attractions that this beautiful place has to offer you can try a change of scenery and visit art galleries, theatres, sport & recreation facilities, go fishing, play golf at one of the many world class courses or enjoy the many clubs and bars for some night time entertainment.