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Holiday and Travel information for Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay Holidays on Australia’s Fraser Coast will cater for every need and suit all budgets, for your next holiday. The Fraser Coast is a holiday paradise lining the magnificent waterways of the south east coast of Queensland. Hervey Bay is known as the Whale Watching capital of the World. For over 20 years now the local whale watch industry has taken millions of excited tourists out onto the waters of Platypus Bay to view the annual migration of the majestic Humpback Whale which occurs from June to November annually. Hervey Bay is located at the northern end of the Great Sandy Straits and is the jumping off point to visit Fraser Island which is one of Australia’s leading holiday destinations. The beach at Hervey Bay is a north facing beach and is protected from the ocean by numerous sand bars and Fraser Island itself. This creates a calm water beach which is great for families, wind and kite surfing and the like. Hervey Bay is also a sought after fishing destination. You can cast a line from the pier which is just on a kilometer in length or join one of the local charter fishing boats.

Hervey Bay Pierwhale watching in the bay

Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island and is home to some of the most amazing lakes and rainforests. Most of the island is a national park and access is by barge and four wheel drive vehicle. There are no sealed roads on the island so the inexperienced tourist is probably better of to join one of the many organized tours that are readily available from your friendly Hervey Bay booking agent. There is a wide range to choose from including day tours and extended tours.

Hervey bay accommodation is prolific and a full range is on offer. Fraser Island is very popular on the backpacker circuit and consequently there are many quality hostels in town. Next Backpackers, Beaches Backpackers and the Palace backpackers all prove a quality service. There is also a wide range of hotel and resort accommodation to choose from. Mantra Hervey Bay, The Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Marina Resort, Quarterdecks Apartments, The Bay Apartments, The Boat Harbour resort, Peppers Pier Resort and the Grand Mercure Allegra Resort all provide magnificent accommodation.

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Your next holiday to Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia will be enhanced by selecting and booking your Hervey Bay holiday accommodation through this website. If you need any assistance to make your choice, don’t hesitate to contact one of our helpful consultants either by phone or email.

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