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The world’s largest sand island – K’gari
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Welcome to the Fraser Coast

Welcome to our backyard, Queensland’s Fraser Coast. It’s the home of World Heritage-listed natural gems, unique diving experiences, safe and secluded beaches, the number one place to watch humpback whales play and extensive military history. Whether you are looking to explore the world’s largest sand island, K’gari (Fraser Island), coral cay Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, a relaxing beachside holiday with the kids or uncover the rich military past of Maryborough – the Fraser Coast has something for you.

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From the blog

  • The Big 7: Spot them at Lady Elliot Island
    There may be plenty of fish in the sea, but not many are as large or as smart as the manta ray. Cousin to the giant manta ray, reef mantas are mostly located near…
  • Whale of a Time: Hervey Bay Whale Festival
    The Fraser Coast’s answer to Christmas in July, wintertime celebrates all things whales here in Hervey Bay. As the humpback whales start to arrive at the world’s first Whale Heritage Site, they receive a warm…
  • Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Festival
    The most magical event on the Fraser Coast, the Mary Poppins Festival is held each year along Maryborough’s Portside Precinct. Celebrate the Art of Storytelling and discover more about the world’s most loved nanny…

Upcoming Events

Due to COVID-19 public health advice, all Queensland events are subject to a change in date or cancellation. Please visit the event’s official website or contact the event organisers directly for the latest information.

Hervey Bay Family Carnival 4
Hervey Bay Family Carnival

July 1 @ 4:00 pm

Want to keep the kids entertained these school holidays ❓ Hervey Bay Family Carnival is back for the School Holidays🐇 🎠🍟🎡🍧🎈🎢👨‍👩‍👦‍👦🌭 A family friendly carnival…

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Urangan Pier Park Market

July 2 @ 7:00 am

We invite you to our markets on Wed and Sat from 7 am – 12 pm. Bring your family and pets, the market has something…

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Howard County Markets

July 2 @ 7:00 am

Howard Markets are held on the first Saturday of every month (except January) from 7am – 12 noon. Huge market, heaps of variety and stalls,…