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Hervey Bay on the coast of Queensland, is home to beautiful beaches and unusually calm waters thanks to protection from World Heritage-listed K’gari Fraser Island. Hervey Bay is the perfect spot for families searching for safe swimming beaches and those looking for a relaxing dip in the ocean without big crowds.

Hervey Bay is ideal for long leisurely walks on the beach, but make sure you’re paying attention because you could spot some resident marine life including dolphins and dugongs  along the way.

The 13 kilometres of beachfront can also be explored via walking and bikeways that stretch for the length of the entire esplanade to make for amazing views from Point Vernon all the way to Urangan.

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Top Beach Spots in Hervey Bay

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Pialba

The first beach as you enter Hervey Bay’s Esplanade, Pialba offers a great destination for campers and caravanners looking at enjoying a few days in the sun. The local Beachfront Park offers beautiful surrounds and all amenities. If you’re visiting Pialba don’t miss out on the free kids water park, Wetside.

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Scarness

Located in the central hub of the Esplanade, Scarness offers a tranquil beach setting for visitors looking to enjoy a day at the beach, within walking distance of all amentities. You’ll also find the many local cafes that surround this popular area.

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Torquay

Situated in the heart of Hervey Bay’s Esplanade, Torquay is the perfect location for family fun. Surrounded by eateries and a great playground for the kids, it’s also in walking distance of great accommodation options, pubs and a weekend market

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Dundowran

A popular fishing spot for locals and visitors alike, Dundowran is located just outside Hervey Bay 27 km north of Maryborough. This small beachside community is also a perfect spot for those who want a secluded beach experience. 

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Craignish

West of Dundowran, you’ll find Craignish. This spot offers a great little getaway for visitors looking for a small beachside experience complete with nearby Golf Club and neighbourhood store. 

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Toogoom

The seaside village of Toogoom is located just 15 minutes’ drive from Hervey Bay and is a great fishing and boating destination. It offers a range of water sports and beachside restaurant.

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Urangan

The home of the iconic Urangan Pier, this beach spot is on the eastern side of Hervey Bay. You’ll find fishing enthusiasts lining the beach of this hotspot. Urangan also has plenty of BBQ facilities making it perfect for a sunset picnic.

Beachside Dining

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Cruise into Spring

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The Dock – Wine & Dine

The Dock Bar & Restaurant is Hervey Bay’s iconic urban industrial themed bar that offers…

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Bay Central Tavern

Bay Central Tavern offers a relaxing atmosphere with indoor and outdoor dining available. Their extensive…

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The Sticky Fig Gallery Café

The Sticky Fig Gallery Café is located at 16/81 Boat Harbour Drive. This restaurant is…

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Cafe Balaena

Cafe Balaena is a sought after Cafe by day and Restaurant by night. Their dining…

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Pink Flamingo Coffee House

Pink Flamingo Coffee House is located at 2/221 Lennox St, Maryborough QLD 4650. Serves Mexican,…

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Enzo’s On The Beach

Welcome to the newly refurbished restaurant and bar, Enzo’s On The Beach. Step away from…

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Paolo’s Pizza Bar

Paolo’s Pizza Bar is located at 2/446 The Esplanade, Torquay. It is rated 3.1 by…

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Sea Breeze Cafe

Sea Breeze Cafe is located at Shop 2, 363 Charlton Esplanade, Scarness, Hervey Bay. This…

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Burrum Heads Hotel Motel

Burrum Heads Hotel Motel is a destination in itself being the only pub in Burrum…

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Simply Wok

Simply Wok is located at 417 Esplanade, Torquay, Hervey Bay. This restaurant is yet to…

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Happy Days Diner

Dining like no other, creating an experience and embedding memories for our customers. Take a…

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El Puerto

El Puerto’s Brazilian Barbecue is an unlimited degustation dining experience at the Hervey Bay Boat…

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Bayaroma Cafe Hervey Bay

Bayaroma is a lovely Esplanade Cafe across from beautiful Torquay beach. They offer a vast…

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Miners Arms Hotel Tornbanlea

Miners Arms Hotel in Torbanlea has been operating since the 1800’s – with a drive…

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Eat @ Dan & Steph’s

Zomato users recommend Coffee, Omelette, Salmon and Burgers at Eat @ Dan & Steph’s. Most…

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Federal Hotel Maryborough

Federal Hotel Maryborough is located at 270 Kent St, Maryborough. It is rated 3.2 by…

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Waters Edge Restaurant and Bar

Waters Edge Restaurant and Bar is a modern restaurant overlooking Hervey Bay and serving only…

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Grand Hotel Howard

Grand Hotel Howard provides a friendly relaxing restaurant and bar and is a great place…

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Ricardo’s Italiano & Seafood

Lovely little Italian & Seafood Restaurant & Bar Ricardo’s Italiano & Seafood is a feast…

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Aquavue Cafe Restaurant

Aquavue Cafe Restaurant (formerly Cafe Watersports) is located on the beautiful beachfront in Hervey Bay,…

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Torquay Hotel Hervey Bay

Hotel and bistro located on The Esplanade in Torquay. Their beer garden has a beautiful…

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Hervey Bay Boat Club

The Hervey Bay Boat Club is a unique group of hospitality and tourism facilities. Guests…

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Arkarra Gardens Cafe and Restaurant

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

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The Clubhouse Hervey Bay

The Best little club in the bay. Located at the picturesque Hervey Bay Golf Club,…

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Alowishus Delicious

At Alowishus, they made it their mission to create community everyday and grow meaningful, lasting…

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The Hideaway Station Hotel

One of Queensland’s most Historic Hotels, the Hideaway Station Hotel Tiaro, has been operating since…

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Banksia Seafood and Grill

Banksia Seafood and Grill is Hervey Bays premium seafood and grill restaurant. They strive to…

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The Bayswater Bar and Grill

The Bayswater Bar and Grill is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy…

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The Sand Bar & Bistro

The Sand Bar & Bistro is located at Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island. Serves Modern…

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Cake Bake Brew

Cake Bake Brew is an independent, locally owned and operated bakehouse using scratch bake recipes…

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Goody’s on the Beach

Goody on the Beach is a Toogoom favourite overlooking the mouth of Beelbi Creek opens…

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Fx of Coffee

Fx of Coffee is located at 471 Esplanade. This restaurant is yet to be rated…

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Carriers Arms Hotel Motel

The Carriers Arms Hotel Motel is the biggest hotel and motel complex in Maryborough with…

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Post Office Hotel Maryborough

The Post Office Hotel was built in 1889, for Messrs Hanley and Williams of Maryborough…

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Portside Cafe and Restaurant

The beautiful Portside Cafe and Restaurant is situated inside the original Customs House Residence of…

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Lychee Hill Estate

Lychee Hill Estate is a unique winery on the Fraser Coast that is a lychee…

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19XO Wine & Cocktail

19XO is Hervey Bays best Cocktail and Wine Bar serving Premium Cocktails, Quality Wine, Gourmet…

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Badger & Brown’s Burgerie

Badger & Brown’s Burgerie is located at 449a Esplanade. It is rated 3.4 by 9…

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Aquavue

Aquavue is located at Lot 136, Esplanade. It is rated 3.7 by 19 Zomato users….

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Beach House Hotel

Situated on the Esplanade in Scarness, overlooking the pristine waters of Hervey bay, Scarness Park…

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The Dock Hervey Bay

The Dock Bar & Restaurant is Hervey Bay’s iconic urban industrial themed bar that offers…

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Old Sydney Hotel – Maryborough

Old Sydney Hotel is located at Cnr Ellena & Richmond Street Maryborough, QLD. This restaurant…

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Salt Cafe Urangan

A modern relaxed beachside cafe with spectacular views of Hervey Bays pristine waters and Iconic…

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Hervey Bay RSL

The best club in Hervey Bay, with great food, atmosphere and entertainment. Located centrally with…

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Toast Espresso Bar

Toast Espresso Bar is a Maryborough icon having served loyal customers for years in Maryborough’s…

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EAT at Dan & Steph’s

EAT at Dan and Steph’s is a family-owned eatery created by Dan and Steph Mulheron…

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McNevin’s Sails Restaurant

McNevin’s Sails Restaurant is located at 188 John St, Maryborough. It is rated 3.0 by…

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Tiaro Meats and Bacon

Tiaro Meats and Bacon is a regional icon on the Fraser Coast providing an extensive…

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Retro Espresso Cafe Tiaro

Retro Espresso Tiaro combines the best Espresso Coffee with a retail store selling Retro themed…

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Cauldron Brewing Hervey Bay

Cauldron Brewing Hervey Bay is a Craft Brewery for offering fresh, locally produced beer at…

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The Deck & Anchor

Situated on the banks of the Mary River, The Deck & Anchor cafe is the…

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Salty Squid licensed seafood Bistro

Salty Squid is one of those places that only locals know about, but if you…

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Pie and Pastry Paradise

Over 20 varieties of award winning pies, coffee, lunches, pastries, sweets and artisan breads. Five…

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