Arts, Culture and Attractions

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Explore the rich and diverse Art & Culture and exemplifies the heritage and creativity that is the heart of the Fraser coast.

Galleries & Museums

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Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum
Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum

The unusual, the quirky and eclectic are amongst 7000 items of military and colonial memorabilia,…

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Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Hervey Bay Regional Gallery (HBRG) is a public gallery located on Butchulla Country in the…

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Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum
Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum

The Multi Award Winning Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum features 27 historical buildings housing…

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Bond Store

*Due to flooding this year the Bond Store is temporarily closed for building maintenance, we…

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Maryborough Town Hall Green

For many decades Maryborough Town Hall Green has been a place for residents and visitors…

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The Maryborough Mural Trail
The Maryborough Mural Trail

Be inspired by Maryborough’s growing tourist attraction and walk the Mural Trail, telling the quirky…

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Gatakers Building

Featured on Maryborough’s Walk and Drive Tour – Gatakers Building and the warehouse behind are…

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The Story Bank

Once upon a time, a baby girl was born in the upstairs bedroom at the…

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Bauple Museum

The Bauple Museum was opened in 2001. An impressive community effort, the museum documents the…

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Alpha31 Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden

The Art Gallery showcases art of the highest calibre. Its award-winning artists display their art…

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Ellena Street Pavement Art and Sculpture

Enjoy tributes to the heritage of Maryborough with the Ellena Street Pavement Artwork. Primary School…

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Portside Heritage Gateway

Portside Heritage Gateway – your first port of call. Settled way back in 1847, Maryborough…

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Customs House and Residence

The glorious colonial architecture of the Customs House and Residence, honours the once significant influence…

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Australiana Cottage Crafts and Herbs

Recognised as one of Australia’s leading Arts and Crafts Galleries, you are sure to be…

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Maryboroughs Bollards

Maryboroughs Bollards are seven colourful bollards overlooking the Mary River. They represent a sea captain…

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Heritage Buildings, Sites and Natural Locations

Lenthalls Dam

Lenthalls Dam is an ideal picnic and fishing spot with barbecue facilities, picnic shelter and…

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Lake Birrabeen

The Lake Birrabeen day-use area is on the Southern Lakes scenic drive, 6.6 kilometres south…

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Maryborough City Hall

Designed by Brisbane architects Hall and Dods in American colonial style, Maryborough City Hall was…

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Eli Creek

Eli Creek, the largest creek on the eastern beach of Fraser Island, pours up to…

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Dayman Park

Dayman Park offers barbeque and picnic facilities, a playground with climbing net in the lower…

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Mary River

The Mary River has been known by many names, with the Aborigines calling the river…

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The Cathedrals

The Cathedrals on Fraser Island are coloured sand cliffs that have been sculpted by the…

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Cenotaph and Memorial Gates

The Maryborough Cenotaph was erected in 1922 with funds obtained by public subscription as a…

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Brooklyn House Howard

Brooklyn House was built for William Rankin by Howard carpenter, Stephen Ward, in 1890. Rankin…

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Birdwatching on the Fraser Coast

The Fraser Coast offers a great range of birdwatching opportunities with over 250 species identified….

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Wongi State Forest

Immerse yourself in a landscape of fragrant pine plantations and eucalypt forests surrounding a string…

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Pioneer Country Park

Pioneer Country Park is an important historical site on the Fraser Coast, with a section…

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Birthplace of PL Travers

Featured on Maryborough’s Walk and Drive Tour – this rendered brick building, the Former Australian…

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Coonarr

Coonarr Beach is a 4.2 kilometre long, east facing beach that begins amongst the tidal…

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School of Arts

This School of Arts building was constructed in the classic revival style in 1887 and…

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Mary Poppins Statue

Located on the corner of Kent and Richmond streets a statue of Mary Poppins stands…

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Pile Valley Circuit

The Pile Valley circuit is a four-kilometre circuit that will take you to another world…

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Hervey Bay Recreation Pathways

Walk, cycle, skateboard, scoot or rollerblade along Hervey Bays Recreation Pathways along either 15 kilometres…

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Queens Park Waterfall

Enjoy the popular spot for picnics, the Queens Park Waterfall. The waterfall area of Maryborough’s…

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Bauple Heritage Trail

The Bauple Heritage Trail acknowledges the rich historical foundations of the small village of Bauple…

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Maryborough Town Hall Green

For many decades Maryborough Town Hall Green has been a place for residents and visitors…

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Excelsior Band Hall

Maryborough’s modern Excelsior Band Hall replaces the earlier hall destroyed by fire in 1987. It…

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Queens Park In Maryborough

Queens Park was established in 1860 and many of its beautiful huge trees were planted…

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Mary Ann Steam Engine

The Mary Ann is a replica of the first steam engine built in Queensland in…

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Bamboo Land Nursery and Parklands

Bamboo Land is a well established bamboo, ginger and heliconia specialised nursery featuring a collection…

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Fay Smith Wetlands

For a different experience on the Fraser Coast, walk through one of the last remaining…

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Mary River Parklands

The historic Port of Maryborough area has been transformed into a stunning public park complete…

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Great Sandy Biosphere

In 2009, the Great Sandy region was awarded Biosphere Reserve status by UNESCO, the global…

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Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens and Orchid House

Situated on 26-hectares in Elizabeth Street, Urangan, the Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens display plants of…

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St Pauls Anglican Church Maryborough

Maryborough Anglican Parish is one of the oldest parishes in Queensland with its beginnings traceable…

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Achievers Walk

Discover how ordinary Australians can achieve extraordinary things on this unique walking trail. Located in…

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K’gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park

More than a million years in the making, World Heritage-listed K’gari (Fraser Island), in the…

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Roy Rufus Artificial Reef Dive Site

The most popular dive site in Hervey Bay is the Roy Rufus Artificial Reef. Located…

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Maaroom Picnic Ground

Maaroom is a small, friendly peaceful fishing village on the waterfront of the Great Sandy…

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Brooweena War Memorial

Brooweena War Memorial, found in the Woocoo Historical Museum’s grounds, has a one-off soldier statue…

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Bridge Creek War Memorial Bridge

A timber bridge over a small creek west of Maryborough leads nowhere today yet it…

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Valley of the Giants

The Valley of the Giants is on the Fraser Island Great Walk and you can…

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Lake McKenzie

There are many different aspects to Fraser Island, but the awe-inspiring beauty of Lake McKenzie…

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Bird Watching Dolphin Waters

Situated at Burrum Heads, Dophin Waters is a residential area built around a natural waterway…

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Old Maryborough Railway Station

Built in 1882, the heritage listed Maryborough Railway Station features a Victorian design. The stationmaster’s…

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Central Station

Originally established as a forestry camp when there was logging on world heritage listed Fraser…

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The Story Bank

Once upon a time, a baby girl was born in the upstairs bedroom at the…

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J E Brown Warehouse

J E Brown commenced business as a provisions and victuals merchant in 1857 in Richmond…

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264 Kent Street

264 Kent Street is another great addition to the variety of historically significant buildings to…

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Arkarra Lagoons and Tea Gardens

The name Arkarra – meaning “place of many ducks”, was given to the lagoons by…

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Freedom Park

Freedom Park is in the historical heart of Hervey Bay. The Pialba War Memorial, unveiled…

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Petrie Park

Petrie Park is just one of the many family-friendly parks available on the Fraser Coast….

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Whale Watching

When it comes to soul-stirring, up close interactions with Humpback Whales, there’s no place like…

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Ellena Street Pavement Art and Sculpture

Enjoy tributes to the heritage of Maryborough with the Ellena Street Pavement Artwork. Primary School…

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Band Rotunda and Fairy Fountain

Miss Janet Melville bequeathed the Fairy Fountain and Band Rotunda in memory of her brother…

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HMAS Tobruk Dive

A new diving attraction to the Fraser Coast. The 127 metre heavy-lift former navy ship…

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Cultural Experiences

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Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours

Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours is located on the beautiful Fraser Coast region and their…

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1770 LARC! Tours

1770 LARC! Tours operate two pink amphibious crafts to explore the National Parks and pristine…

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K’gari Fraser Island Adventures

K’gari Fraser Island Adventures offers truly memorable and personalised experiences on Fraser Island. Guests immerse…

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