Fraser Coast must do's

Planning your visit to the Fraser Coast region and need some ideas to add to your 'must do' list? Look no further than the extensive range of attractions - both natural and historical - that are waiting to be explore. Whether you want take a dip in famous Lake McKenzie on World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, discover hidden stories in the walls of heritage buildings in Maryborough or stroll along the century old Urangan Pier in Hervey Bay, we've got something for everyone!



Arkarra Lagoons and Tea Gardens

Parks and Gardens, Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks

Arkarra is an aboriginal word meaning "place of many ducks" and was so named by the local Aboriginal tribe of the Fraser Coast Region. Arkarra's

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Brennan And Geraghtys Store Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections, Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

View the remarkable store that time forgot! This large grocery store was operated by one family from 1871 to 1972 until it closed its doors

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Old Maryborough Railway Station

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations, Landmarks and Buildings

Built in 1882, the heritage listed Maryborough Railway Station features a Victorian design. The stationmaster’s residence has much of the character of larger Queensland houses

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Mary River

Natural Attractions

The Mary River has been known by many names, with the Aborigines calling the river Booie, Moonaboola, Numabulla or Mooraboocoola. It was named the Wide

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Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere

Amusement and Theme Parks, Galleries, Museums and Collections

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of the humpback whale and be inspired by uniqueness of Fraser Island at the Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere.

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Band Rotunda and Fairy Fountain

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations, Landmarks and Buildings

Miss Janet Melville bequeathed the Fairy Fountain and Band Rotunda in memory of her brother Andrew who was Mayor of Maryborough in 1863. The entire

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Portside Heritage Gateway

Galleries, Museums and Collections, Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Portside Heritage Gateway - your first port of call. Settled way back in 1847, Maryborough was where more than 22,000 free settlers took their first

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Port of Maryborough

Agri, Mining and Industry

The marina also known as the Port of Maryborough is home to the last remnants of originals wharfs and is a must see for those

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