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Hervey Bay is famous for Whale-Watching – Whales don’t simply pass through here on their annual migration to the breeding grounds of the Great Barrier Reef; Hervey Bay serves as a crucial stopover for them. Here, they rest, play, giving onlookers a real show and plenty of pics. It’s also a gateway for K’gari (Fraser Island) with a number of Tours departing dailing including overnight and day tours. Hervey Bay is easily accessible by car or bus as Greyhound and Premier both stop at this location.

What can I do there?

Hervey Bay is famous for being a key destination for whale-watching. From July to November, humpback whales migrate through the area, and there are several tours available for an up-close experience. During this time they are more relaxed and are often seen in bigger groups.  During the peak months when we’ve been there they were often getting 200+ whales in the bay each day.

As a gateway to K’Gari (Fraser Island), Hervey Bay offers numerous tours to explore the world’s largest sand island. You can visit iconic sites like Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, and the Maheno Shipwreck on a one day, two-day, and three day tours.

The Hervey Bay Esplanade is a scenic waterfront area offering parks, walking and biking paths, and beautiful views of the bay. It’s a great place for a leisurely stroll, cycling, or enjoying a picnic.

Visit the historic Urangan Pier, which stretches out into the bay and is one of the longest piers in Australia. It’s a popular spot for fishing, walking, and watching the sunset.

Explore the Great Sandy Strait by taking a boat tour or hiring a kayak. This area is known for its diverse marine life, including dolphins and dugongs.

Hervey Bay offers opportunities for water sports such as kayaking, paddleboarding, jet skiing, and sailing. The calm waters are suitable for both beginners and experienced water enthusiasts.

Visit the local markets, such as the Hervey Bay Markets, for fresh produce, handmade crafts, and a taste of the local culture.