The Fraser Coast is a stunning tapestry of nature’s wonders uniting the iconic World Heritage listed Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef. The calm protected waters of Hervey Bay offer a natural playground for thousands of majestic Humpback Whales providing the worlds best up close and personal whale watching experience.
The beauty of the Great Sandy Strait and its coastal villages are complimented by a stunning coastline of pristine, white sandy beaches from Woodgate and Burrum Heads to Rainbow Beach. The splendour of the Fraser Coast is not only confined to the coast, with inspiring heritage in Maryborough along with national parks, native woodlands, heath and dense rainforest and the beautiful Mary River combining the best of the Fraser Coast Hinterland including Tiaro and Bauple. As part of the UNESCO recognised Great Sandy Biosphere, the region’s unique and diverse natural attractions are officially recognised in the same class as the Galapagos Islands and Central Amazon.
With Fraser Island eco-experiences that revitalise the soul, Hervey Bay adventure activities to get the heart racing, the history of Maryborough that amazes, art and culture that inspires, local food and wine to tantalise the tastebuds and a lifestyle that captivates; the Fraser Coast is the perfect holiday destination offering unlimited experiences for you to savour. Whether you are visiting for the first time or coming back for the annual family holiday, you'll love all that nature offers on our beautiful Fraser Coast!
World Heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and one of the only places in the world where rainforest grows in sand.
The wonder of the Great Barrier Reef is undeniable. Experience the start of this stunning natural wonder in some of the clearest waters on the entire reef.
Hervey Bay's humpback whales are just as friendly as the locals which makes our whale watching experience so unique.
Adrenalin pumping action, eco escapades and inspiring landscapes combine on the Fraser Coast. Adventures this way are guaranteed to excite and entertain.
The annual Hervey Bay Whale Festival bookends the start and end of our famous whale-watching season which runs from mid July to end of October. We love celebrating the humpback whales here on Queensland's Fraser Coast.
Choose from 16 Discovery Trails - they're designed to take you to some of the region's most famous attractions, as well as unlocking our hidden gems.