Why Not Take a Trip to Hervey Bay

Why Visit Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is one of the most popular tourist attractions due to a lot of sightseeing and activities available there. Thinking about visiting Hervey Bay, you can decide to spend few days but if you to embark on some trips from Hervey bay you may need to add extra days. There are lots of activities you can enjoy in Hervey Bay. Having access to a car will make your tour easier as well. Hervey Bay is a short drive or flight from the north of Brisbane.

Activities To Carry Out In Hervey Bay

Some activities available in Hervey Bay that engages the attention of most visitors is whale watching and visiting Fraser Island.

Whale watching

One of the main reason why people visit this tourist centre is to see or watch the whale. However, note that the whale watching service is not always available. This service is only available between July and October. If your main interest in Hervey Bay is to watch the whale you might need to plan your visit around that period. During the whale watching period, you can decide when you want your tour to be either in the morning or afternoon. You can as well swim with the whales to get close to them.

Fraser Island

There are lots of activities to enjoy on Fraser island which may require more than a day to achieve. An individual can also choose to visit the Fraser island right after the whale watching if you visit during the whale watching season. There are different options to choose from in order to visit Fraser Island. It will be best to plan ahead and make the most of such visits. Different prices for the different tours available can be accessed online.


Oceans Resort & Spa is Hervey Bays Premier Resort to stay in whilst you are in the area. The beautiful rooms overlook the esplanade with amazing views that will take your breath away. See https://www.oceansherveybay.com.au/ for more information.

Free Activities In Hervey Bay

Apart from planning for the above-mentioned activities, there are also some things you can do in Hervey bay for free and they include:

  1. Relaxing on one the beaches in Hervey Bay. Spending time on the beach is pacific and worthwhile. The beach is still and quiet and it is not disturbed by waves and surfers like some other beaches. Families often enjoy this because they do not have to worry about their children’s safety in the water. You also see fishermen trying to catch fish during the day
  2. You can enjoy promenade walk in Hervey Bay. The pathway along which you can enjoy a promenade walk is up to fourteen kilometres from the eastern part of the city (Urangan Harbour) to the west (Breakers Bay). This pathway is one of the popular features of Hervey Bay you should experience. You can also hire a bike to enhance your trip through this pathway. There lots of side attractions located along the path such as pit stops for kids, cafes and shops etc.
  3. The Hervey Bay botanical gardens is also a lovely place for relaxing and spending quality time. Though the size may not be compared to large botanical gardens, it may be one of the best places to hold a picnic.
  4. Making out time to visit stores is another way to completely explore Hervey Bay. In fact, Hervey Bay is packed with many important markets including the koala market and the pier park family market.