Situated on the south-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia, Hervey Bay is the gateway to Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world. The Fraser Coast region where Hervey Bay is situated, has varied attractions, the most well known being the coastal drawcards of Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island and some of the best Whale Watching in the world.
Watch whales and even swim with them in the protected waters between Fraser Island and Hervey Bay. Take a flight to Lady Elliot Island and snorkel or scuba dive at the beginning of the Great Barrier Reef. Accommodation is plentiful along the 10km long esplanade with spectacular water views everywhere.