Hervey Bay has often been called the jewel in Queensland’s tourism crown and the Whale Watch Capital of the world.
Just a scenic 3 ½ hour drive north of Brisbane (45 minutes by air), Hervey Bay is an easily accessible holiday destination with a population approaching 50,000 residents.
The city has a wonderful sub tropical climate with temperatures generally ranging from 14 to 23 degrees celsius in winter and 22 to 29 degrees celsius in summer.
Rainfall is low with many more fine days than other Queensland holiday centres.
Located on the southern tip of the famous Great Barrier Reef, Hervey Bay has some 60 kilometres of water frontage and around 600 acres of reef just off shore from the Urangan Harbour.
Lying parallel to Hervey Bay on its eastern side is world heritage listed Fraser Island the world’s largest sand island with its beautiful natural beaches, rain forests and fresh water lakes.
Hervey Bay offers an idyllic holiday environment with fishing, cycling, restaurant dining, cinemas, beaches, clubs, shopping centres and sporting facilities catering for people of all ages.
Its reputation as the Whale Watch Capital of the world is enhanced by a pristine marine environment and expansive sheltered waters where Humpback Whales rest and play on their return journey to Antarctic waters.
Hervey Bay is the ideal holiday destination where you can relax and recharge your batteries. Isn’t this what a holiday is all about!