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City Guide Hervey Bay, Australia

Visiting Hervey Bay

Consisting of five suburbs, this town four hours drive north of Brisbane is one of Queensland’s largest. Its two major draw cards are Fraser Island (the majority of ferries heading for Fraser depart from here) and whale watching. Over 3000 humpback whales enter the waters around Hervey Bay each year. If you are doing neither, it is still a nice town to relax for a couple of days.

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Hervey Bay City Reviews

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    OliviaHanaphy

    Feed the Turtles and sharks in the aquarium

    Nothing much to do in Hervey Bay unless your going to Fraser Island. I visited the Aquarium I had missed the feeding time but the guy was nice enough to let me and my friend feed the turtles on our own. We then c e back for the shark feeding. It was a definite highlight :)

    Insider Tip:The aquarium is hidden away at the end of Hervey Bay - it took me an hour and a half to get there but I really enjoyed it

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    sir_william_wallace_1314

    Relaxed hervey bay

    Hervey bay is a great gateway to fraser island. Good to stay for the night before and after fraser. nice small town with cheap meals and a nice beach to chill out on. if ur inclined to do a skydive whilst in oz do it here, u can see out to fraser island, the view is stunning

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    gazowana

    Hervey Bay Review

    Hervery bay is a great wee town...probably do-able in a day! Its really quiet despite all the backpackers using it as a base for Fraser Island! The beach is beautiful. Wouldn't want to stay for too long with limited time in Oz, but worth stopping over

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    Anonymous

    Hervey Bay is OK

    Hervey Bay is not really much too do but it's ok... but you have too go there to see Fraser Island!

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    Anonymous

    Hervey Bay - Sleepy Town

    Hervey Bay, pronounced HARvey Bay is a quiet sleepy place with a nice beach and harbour, but not too much going on. For most people it is a stop off for visits to Fraser Island and it is the place to book a tour.

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