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Located roughly three and a half hours from Brisbane, the beautiful city of Urangan in Queensland is one of Australia’s best travel destinations. Drenched in sunshine all year round, soft golden sandy beaches, fantastic excursions on offer and friendly people all around, it is little wonder that Urangan is popular year round with both the Australians and foreigners.
Any visitor will fall head over heels in love with this glorious region of Australia. Many people opt to come here between mid June to November when the whales come to this part during their breeding season. There are numerous boat excursions departing the Urangan harbor where you can jump on board and spend the day watching out for these majestic creatures that like to splash and frolic alongside the boats. Many opt to rent a luxury holiday villa along the coast where they can gaze out to sea on their own private balcony.
Urangan is famous for its astounding natural beauty. Holiday makers from all areas of the globe enjoy simply hiking along the coast and along the different trails located outside the city. There are fantastic spots where you can take the family for a picnic and go bird watching.
Where you stay is very much part of the experience in Urangan so when spending time here, many holidaymakers choose to rent self-contained accommodation or a luxury holiday home where they can enjoy flexibility and discretion.
Urangan has fantastic beaches which are both ideal for couples and families with young children. The beaches are soft and golden, and combined with the sparkling crystalline waters, makes for a fun and relaxing time. Soak up the golden sun, go swimming in the warm waters or jump on board one of the many boat tours operating out of Urangan harbour.
Walking on Urangan harbour and along the pier is a fantastic experience all on its own. There are many restaurants, cafes, bars and stores where you can stop, enjoy a refreshing drink and browse for souvenirs for friends a family back home. People watching is a pastime that many enjoy along this wonderful part of the city.
Another fantastic place to visit no matter how old you are is Reefworld Aquarium. Located near the seafront, this wonderful aquarium is home to some of the most amazing colourful displays of marine life in the world. Make sure you are here at 11am and 2pm so you can watch the turtles, sharks and reef fish being fed. If you really want a hands-on experience, you can also arrange to go swimming with the sharks – an unforgettable experience.
Renting holiday accommodation in Urangan is a fantastic way of experiencing the true lifestyle and culture that Australia has to offer.
Millions of holidaymakers from every corner of the globe visit Urangan for the brilliant weather, the glorious beaches and the soft sandy beaches. Yet Urangan is much more than sun, sea and sand; there are so many different attractions and things to do here that you may find yourself planning your next holiday here as soon as you arrive. Use your holiday rental home as your base for exploring this region, which is so incredibly beautiful you may think that you’re staying in paradise.
Urangan is known for its beautiful mild semi-tropical climate. The average temperature in summer is around 30 degrees Celsius and around 23 degrees Celsius during winter. Due to the trade winds that blow in from the east in the summer, the entire region is kept cool, making it a wonderful place to visit no matter when you arrive. However, don’t be a weather fool – remember to use plenty of sunscreen and keep hydrated.
There are several daily flights from London Heathrow airport that touchdown in Hervey Bay Airport, roughly a 45 minute journey away from Urangan. Airlines that fly to this airport include Qantas Airways, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and American Airlines with stopovers in Singapore, Los Angeles, Seoul, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. However, once you arrive at your luxury holiday accommodation in Urangan, you may never want to leave.