Things to do

Local attractions and things to do

Hervey Bay is a beautiful seaside city that has attracted holiday makers for over a century. It has plenty to offer for just about everyone, on the water and on the land. Hervey Bay is best known as being the Whale Watching Capital of the World, and is also home to World Heritage listed Fraser Island.

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Tours begin in July and continue through to the end of October. Take a relaxing cruise on the mostly tranquil waters of Platypus Bay on the west coast of Fraser Island with your choice of charter company & view the majestic Hump Back Whales as they frolic in our beautiful waters before heading back to the Antarctic for their summer feeding frenzy.

fraserisland-300x260FRASER ISLAND

Book a tour with our friendly office staff or simply catch the barge across to King Fisher Bay Resort & enjoy a day out on Australia’s largest sand island. Day tours will show you through the magnificent natural rainforests, fresh water streams & lakes & all of the sites to see along 75 mile beach on the east coast. Take a Day trip to King Fisher Bay Resort & take a relaxing walk along the beach or simple enjoy all of the facilities that the Resort has to offer.


a hectare of foreshore land and only a few kms from the Lazy Acres Caravan Park, the wetside water park is built on 384 piers sunk deep into the sand to raise the traffic areas on boardwalks, preserving the dune structure beneath and allowing native plants to flourish. WetSide is supplied with recycled rainwater harvested from the city’s stormwater network.
The water park features hundreds of spouts and jets, fountains interactive play equipment, water slides, surfing, special play area for under-5’s called TotSide, tipping buckets, music and a giant water screen. The site also includes a coffee shop, viewing decks and boardwalks, educational displays, amenities blocks and the pay-per-use Board Rider wave machine.
More information including opening hours available from theirwebsite.

uranganpierURANGAN PIER

Take a leisurely stroll along the 800 meter long pier at Urangan, enjoying the ocean views & the sweeping vista of Hervey Bays beach front or take your fishing gear out with you & see what the catch of the day may be.