WESTERN PLUS Quarterdecks Retreat
Top Attractions in Hervey Bay
- Experience this fascinating island (the
world’s largest sand island)
by 4WD. Marvel at the majestic formations
of the Coloured Sands,
swim in the pristine waters of Lake Garawongera
and take a walk
along the boardwalk at beautiful Eli Creek.
Enjoy a tranquil stroll
through Yidney Rainforest amidst towering
Satinays & Kauri Pines
and inspect the rusting hull of the Maheno
Fraser Island boasts beautiful and untamed
flora & fauna and the native dingo.
Lady Elliot Island -
The southern gateway to the Barrier Reef.
A jewel of the Great Barrier Reef, only a
limited number of people
are allowed on this island at any one time.
Spend the day snorkelling,
reef walking and fish feeding.
Lady Elliot Island is one of the best dive
locations in Australia with
a resident population of 40 manta rays, turtles,
dolphins and a
large variety of coral and fish.
Time your visit to view birds nesting, turtle
hatchlings emerging from
the sand or migrating humpback whales blow
Whale Watching - Top Activities For
Hervey Bay (Urangan)
Whale Watching at Hervey Bay - An unforgettable
experience. Between July and early November,
see the majestic
Humpback Whales in their glory from the world's
whale watching capital.
Marvel as the crystal clear calm waters between
the Hervey Bay and the
World Heritage listed Fraser Island become
the home to these
magnificent creatures, as they feed and raise
their young before their
long journey south.
Neptune’s Reef World
- Australia’s largest collection of
living coral, marine life, sharks,
sting rays and friendly turtles. Fun for the
Big Woody Island
- Located in the scenic Great Sandy Strait
between Fraser Island
and Hervey Bay, this island features an historic
eucalypt forest, mangroves and a variety of
- Diving at the Roy Rufus Artificial Reef,
water and jet skiing,
wind surfing and snorkeling.
Fishing - Enjoy estuary, beach, jetty,
reef or game fishing.
- Take a camel ride through the beautiful
bushland and along
the magnificent beaches of the area.
- Trail rides are available in Hervey Bay
taking in a number of
old cattle trails and interesting bushland.
Vic Hislop’s Shark Show
- Features dramatic photographs, newspaper
articles, jaw bones and even
a Great White shark decaying in a tank.
- Feature a variety of native plants, trees
- Initially built to handle sugar and oil,
it is now a popular spot for
fishermen and walkers.
Miniature Railway Village
- Visit Hervey Bay’s unique
miniature railway village of
M and K Model Railways.
Regional Art Gallery- Displays of
both local and visiting exhibitions.
Bicycle Riding - Take a ride along
the picturesque foreshore.
- Charlton Esplanade features a number of
eateries with tasty
treats for the whole family.
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