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Experience unique encounters
on the Fraser Coast

There is something for everyone on 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.

Nature Experiences like none other on the Fraser Coast

Accredited in 2019 as the world’s first Whale Heritage Site, Hervey Bay is recognised as one of the best places on the planet to see humpback whales up close, with a fleet of specially designed vessels offering eco-certified, intimate encounters during the annual season between July and November. Each year, thousands of east coast humpbacks break their migration journey from the Antarctic to the northern tropics in the calm, shallow waters off Hervey Bay in the lee of Fraser Island to rest, play and socialise.

Fraser Island – Paradise as you have never seen it

Discover everything Fraser Island has to offer from your base at award winning Kingfisher Bay Resort. Nestled along the Western Bay of Fraser Island amidst natural surrounds, eco marine cruises, sunset sails and guided 4WD tours depart the resort daily (with whale watching August to October). Enjoy ranger guided activities and unique dining experiences, on a bucket list Queensland holiday that ticks all of the boxes.

Lady Elliot Island – The Great Barrier Reef 

Have you been dreaming of exploring the world’s largest coral reef? Just a 40-minute flight from Hervey Bay on the Fraser Coast is Lady Elliot Island, the most southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. Step from the sandy beach into an amazing underwater world filled with turtles, dolphins, manta ray and reef sharks with a 25m-plus visibility all year round.

World Famous Kingfisher Bay Resort

Discover everything Fraser Island has to offer from your base at award winning Kingfisher Bay Resort. Nestled along the Western Bay of Fraser Island amidst natural surrounds, eco marine cruises, sunset sails and guided 4WD tours depart the resort daily (with whale watching August to October). Enjoy ranger guided activities and unique dining experiences, on a bucket list Queensland holiday that ticks all of the boxes.

What is there to do on the Fraser Coast? 

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Whale Watching as you have never seen it..

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Blue Dolphin Exclusive Whale Encounter
Blue Dolphin Exclusive Whale Encounter

Be one of the few, not the many, to experience their award winning Exclusive Full…

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Whalesong Cruises – Whale Watching in Hervey Bay
Whalesong Cruises – Whale Watching in Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay’s premium mid-sized whale watching and cruise boat, with a strong focus on ecological…

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Whalesong Cruises – Hervey Bay Sunset Cruise

Whalesong is a modern, environmentally friendly and multi-functional boat, providing tours out of Hervey Bay…

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Blue Dolphin Fraser Island Eco Adventure Sail

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours is Hervey Bay’s leading eco-tour operator. Whales, Dolphins and Sunset Sails…

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Whalesong Cruises – Fraser Island Beach and Barbecue Cruise

Specialising in whale and dolphin watching, Whalesong Cruises provide so much more with ‘A Taste…

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Fraser Island Whale Watch Cruise
Fraser Island Whale Watch Cruise

Experience an unforgettable up-close wildlife encounter with the majestic humpback whales, on a Fraser Island…

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Pacific Whale Foundation Eco Adventures Australia
Pacific Whale Foundation Eco Adventures Australia

An international NGO and world ecotourism leader, Pacific Whale Foundation has been working to save…

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Tasman Venture Whale Watching Hervey Bay
Tasman Venture Whale Watching Hervey Bay

Experience the trip of a lifetime aboard the luxurious and fast 20 metre catamaran, Tasman…

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Freedom Whale Watch and Dive Charters
Freedom Whale Watch and Dive Charters

Freedom III is a 17 metre Power Cat perfectly suited to luxury whale watching in…

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Spirit Of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruises
Spirit Of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruises

Spirit of Hervey Bay is your best choice for a first rate whale watching experience….

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Hervey Bay Whale Watch Quick Cat II

Quick Cat II was operated by Brian and Jill Perry for 30 years who founded…

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Remote Fraser Island Experience and Whale Watch Encounter – Tasman Venture
Remote Fraser Island and Whale Experience – Tasman Venture

Experience the unique and untouched remote west coast of Fraser Island (K’gari) and enjoy up…

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Blue Dolphin Champagne Sunset Sail

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours is Hervey Bay’s longest running and only award winning sailing tour…

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Some of our Natural Attractions

Birdwatching on the Fraser Coast

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

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Pialba

Pialba is the shopping, cultural and sporting heart of Hervey Bay with a Water Park,…

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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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Queens Park Waterfall

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

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Maryborough

Maryborough tells the tales of a captivating colonial past. Stories of loss, triumph and spirit…

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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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Whale Watching

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

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Poona

One word to describe Poona? Peaceful. This little township is tucked away in the Great…

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75 Mile Beach

It is not hard to guess how this location got its name. A bloke measured…

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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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Eli Creek

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

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Burrum Heads

Just a short drive along the coast from Hervey Bay on Queensland’s Fraser Coast, you…

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Point Vernon

Take in wonderful views across the Pacific Ocean at Hervey Bay’s Point Vernon – the…

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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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The Cathedrals

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

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Hervey Bay

There is nothing quite like seeing a humpback whale launch itself out of the ocean…

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Boonooroo

Boonooroo and neighbouring Tuan on Queensland’s Fraser Coast are not your typical sleepy fishing hamlet…

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Lake Wabby

Lake Wabby is relatively close to the ocean side of Fraser Island and unlike the…

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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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Great Sandy Biosphere

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

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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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Fraser Island

Visit Fraser Island to be dwarfed by ancient rainforests growing out of only sand and…

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Tours

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Mary Valley Rattler
Mary Valley Rattler

Rediscover the magic of a bygone era aboard the historic Mary Valley Rattler. The scenic…

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Tasman Venture Whale Watching Hervey Bay
Tasman Venture Whale Watching Hervey Bay

Experience the trip of a lifetime aboard the luxurious and fast 20 metre catamaran, Tasman…

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Freedom Whale Watch and Dive Charters
Freedom Whale Watch and Dive Charters

Freedom III is a 17 metre Power Cat perfectly suited to luxury whale watching in…

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Remote Fraser Island Tour – Tasman Venture

Be one of the few to see the untouched and unique side of this stunning…

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Air Fraser Island
Air Fraser Island

A relaxing and stress free way to explore Fraser Island on your own terms in…

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Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours

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

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Hervey Bay Whale Watch Quick Cat II

Quick Cat II was operated by Brian and Jill Perry for 30 years who founded…

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Whalesong Cruises – Fraser Island Beach and Barbecue Cruise

Specialising in whale and dolphin watching, Whalesong Cruises provide so much more with ‘A Taste…

Read More
Winter 2021 44
Spirit Of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruises
Spirit Of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruises

Spirit of Hervey Bay is your best choice for a first rate whale watching experience….

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Fraser Island Whale Watch Cruise
Fraser Island Whale Watch Cruise

Experience an unforgettable up-close wildlife encounter with the majestic humpback whales, on a Fraser Island…

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Sweet Escape Yacht Charters

Sweet Escape Yacht Charters offers luxury, affordable boating holiday experiences, cruising idyllic destinations like world…

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Blue Dolphin Exclusive Whale Encounter
Blue Dolphin Exclusive Whale Encounter

Be one of the few, not the many, to experience their award winning Exclusive Full…

Read More
Winter 2021 44
Remote Fraser Island Experience and Whale Watch Encounter – Tasman Venture
Remote Fraser Island and Whale Experience – Tasman Venture

Experience the unique and untouched remote west coast of Fraser Island (K’gari) and enjoy up…

Read More
Winter 2021 44
Blue Dolphin Champagne Sunset Sail

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours is Hervey Bay’s longest running and only award winning sailing tour…

Read More
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Blue Dolphin Fraser Island Eco Adventure Sail

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours is Hervey Bay’s leading eco-tour operator. Whales, Dolphins and Sunset Sails…

Read More
Winter 2021 44
Whalesong Cruises – Hervey Bay Sunset Cruise

Whalesong is a modern, environmentally friendly and multi-functional boat, providing tours out of Hervey Bay…

Read More
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Pacific Whale Foundation Eco Adventures Australia
Pacific Whale Foundation Eco Adventures Australia

An international NGO and world ecotourism leader, Pacific Whale Foundation has been working to save…

Read More
Winter 2021 44
Whalesong Cruises – Whale Watching in Hervey Bay
Whalesong Cruises – Whale Watching in Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay’s premium mid-sized whale watching and cruise boat, with a strong focus on ecological…

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Places to Stay

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Ingenia Holidays Hervey Bay

If you like your beach holidays packed with coastal charm, Ingenia Holidays Hervey Bay has…

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Fraser Coast RV Park

75 acres for all types of camping at the gateway to Fraser Island at River…

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Poona Palms Holiday Park

Poona is located on the mainland, opposite Fraser Island, and is popular with holiday makers…

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Ramada Hervey Bay

Ramada Hervey Bay Resort provides the ideal location from which to enjoy all the natural…

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Akama Resort

Akama Resort – A luxury complex offering spacious and self catering one, two, three bedroom…

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Riviera Resort

All of Riviera’s one, two and three bedroom apartments are fully self-contained and feature large…

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