Give it a go on the Fraser Coast

Work while you explore paradise

Just a three-hour drive north of Brisbane’s CBD, the Fraser Coast, is growing in popularity as a drive destination for southeast Queenslanders seeking an escape from city high-rises to a region with abundant natural attractions and a pace of life that suits laid-back holidays in welcoming sunshine.

Want to work in this beautiful region and spend your days off exploring a nature wonderland? There are a wide range of jobs available in the Tourism industry, from housekeeping, bar and wait staff, to front of house roles at Kingfisher Bay Resort and Fraser Coast cafes, restaurants, accommodation outlets and local tours.

In the year to December 2019, the Fraser Coast hosted 520,000 holiday visitors who spent more than two million nights in the region, ranking it the fifth most popular holiday destination in the state. The Fraser Coast’s proximity to Brisbane and the southeast corner, housing more than 70 per cent of the Queensland 5.1 million population, has helped drive the holiday surge.

There are outstanding wilderness experiences on K’gari-Fraser Island, some of the world’s best whale watching and the safe, family-friendly beaches of Hervey Bay, the perfect place to reboot – amongst nature, with sufficient open space to spread out and enjoy the beauty of 16km of beaches, alfresco cafes, island adventures and hinterland towns rich in heritage and military history.

Fraser Coast’s diversity of leisure offerings also include easy access to Lady Elliot Island on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, world-class marine experiences off Hervey Bay and a hinterland rich in heritage and history. Few destinations in Australia can boast its range of iconic attractions.

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Jobs on the Fraser Coast

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Fraser Coast Regional Council Jobs
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Play on the Fraser Coast

Nature Experiences 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

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 

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.

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.