List Headline Image
Updated by Joanna James on Jan 30, 2020
Headline for 7 Awesome Things to do in Hervey Bay – Relieve your wanderlust
Joanna James Joanna James
7 items   1 followers   0 votes   0 views

7 Awesome Things to do in Hervey Bay – Relieve your wanderlust

Are you eagerly waiting for your next vacation and still wondering where to spend your holiday? Head over to Hervey Bay, Brisbane to indulge in a range of fun activities to spice up your holiday. Here are some awesome things to do here.


Whale watching

One of the top reasons for people from all around the world to visit Hervey Bay is to enjoy a whale watching tour. The best time to visit this place is from July to October which is known as the whale watching season. If you stay at a Hervey Bay hotel the likes of Oaks Resort and Spa Hervey Bay, you can easily plan a whale watching tour since the Hervey Bay is located 19 minutes away.


Getting around Fraser Island

Uncover the hidden natural beauty of serene surroundings. You will require more than one day to discover the beauty of this island in all its glory. Ferry and barges services are available to travel to the surrounding areas. If you are planning to save some extra bucks, book a day tour that includes whale watching and Fraser Island tour.


A day at a beach

Spending some time at Hervey Beach is a truly relaxing and peaceful experience. If you are not an adventurous soul and simply looking for some relaxing vibe near a beach this will be an ideal choice. No big waves here therefore, your kids can also have a nice time here.


Esplanade Walk and Cycle Trail

How about having a leisurely stroll on a scenic walking path while soaking up beautiful surroundings? The picturesque Hervey Bay Esplanade stretches from the Urangan Harbour until Batakers Bay in the west. This tree-lined and waterfront pathway is a top pick among many nature lovers. You can also hire a bicycle and enjoy a bit of daily exercise here!


Enjoy a walk down Urangan Pier

The historic Urangan Pier is a historical attraction adored by many leisure travellers around the world. Its history dates back to 1917 and the jetty is 1107 metres in length! All curious souls SHOULD walk to the end. On your way, you can witness how local fishermen catch local seafood specialities. If you are not interested in walking, there are plenty of eateries, and some beaches to have a relaxing time.


Hervey Bay Botanical Gardens

This botanical garden will not give that impression of being a large and magnificent place compared to other gardens but without any doubt, it has a soothing ambience to spend a lovely evening. The pretty Chinese themed gardens are an important highlight in this place. You will also find many picnic spots to enjoy relaxing hours close to nature.


Browse the stalls!

Depending on what you would like to see and the day of your stay, there is a wide range of options for amazing retail therapy. Pier Park Family Markets sell some of the most ingenious handmade skirts! All ladies and girls will love this place. In addition, there are a few options such as Torquay Beachside Market, Koala Market and Nikenbah Market to enjoy great shopping time.

  • A true believer that the pen is a mighty weapon, ventures into reaching the minds of every reader with the earnest hope of leaving an indelible stream of thought.

    A travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.

  • Tagged With

  • Tools