Hervey Bay City Accommodation
Queensland's Hervey Bay is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the area. The seaside town of Hervey Bay City offers views of the bay and nearby piers. Many of the available Hervey Bay City holiday rentals are beachside or have views of the bay. Humpback whales frequent the area during migration season and can be seen swimming in the bay from some rentals.
Why Hervey Bay City?
Hervey Bay City is a quiet, seaside town just across the bay from Fraser Island and minutes from Burrum Coast National Park. Only 20 km from Maryborough, this town is centrally located near all Hervey Bay has to offer.
Explore The Great Outdoors
Burrum Coast National Park
This park is a perfect getaway for a relaxing day in the sun. The quiet beaches are frequented by the abundant wildlife living nearby. It's not uncommon for picnicking or walking visitors to encounter wallabies, kangaroos, sugar gliders, and bandicoots. In the waters, dolphins and dugong can be seen.
It's not only for fauna that this area is known for. During wildflower season, this park turns into a fragrant, blossom-filled paradise. Four varieties of Wallum wildflowers cover the landscape and make this park a flower-lovers haven.
Fraser Island & Great Sandy Beach National Park
This area is known for its winding, sandy beaches and sandstone cliffs. Visitors flock in droves to take advantage of the world's best beach fishing year round. Take a swim in the sea-fed Champagne Pools where water crashes over the rocks creating these frothy swimming holes.
Visit Lake McKenzie, one of the islands 100 freshwater lakes to take advantage of the health benefits of its silica sand. The calm, turquoise water is safer for swimmers of all ages.
Enjoy The Unique Wildlife
There are many other ways to enjoy the local wildlife than visiting the many parks and forests. The Hervey Bay area is also known for abundant sea life.
Whale and Dolphin Watching Tours
There are numerous companies that provide whale and dolphin watching tours throughout this area. Take off at the before dawn to view breaching Humpback whales or jumping dolphins while the sun rises over the sea. Visitors have half-day, three-quarter day, or full-day options depending on the level of activity their looking for.
Oceania Project's Whale & Dolphin Expedition
To really see and experience what whales and dolphins do every day, consider a research internship with the Oceania Project. For five days and six nights, travellers stay aboard the research vessel and conduct various research and shipmate tasks. Field observation and research may include collecting samples of whale skin or chlorophyll, recording data, cooking, and cleaning. Each night, the leaders of the expedition give presentations on the various aspects of dolphin and whale life.
Enjoying Holidays The Right Way
Choosing Hervey Bay accommodation over a hotel provides the comforts of home, seclusion, and privacy. There are no overcrowded pools, or buffets to deal with and travellers can relax like they were at home during their holiday.