Whale Watching Tours
Departing from Hervey Bay Marina
Buccanneer Drive Urangan
Starting from $100
Season starts 1 August and runs to 30 October
Without fail, a trip to Hervey Bay wouldn't be complete unless you experience seeing the Humpback Whales on a Whale Watching Tour. Hervey Bay known as the whale watching capital of Australia truly is that, talking to the locals they will tell you that at any one time there can be over 1000 whales just off the shore and enjoying the warm waters of the Bay. There are numerous tours varying in price and what they offer, so please check with them for details, but here is a small list of some available. (click on the links below for more information)
- Tasman Venture
- Spirit of Hervey Bay
- Blue Dolphin
- Hervey Bay Whale Watch
- Freedom Whale Watch
Fraser Island Tours
Second in line to a Whale Watching Tour on your visit to Hervey Bay is a Tour of the World Heritage-Listed Fraser Island! The biggest sand island in the world it's beauty is breathtaking and once you're there you'll understand why people come from all over the world to visit this awesome place! With pristine lakes and creeks and white sandy beaches, walking tracks, abundant bird life and the purest breed of dingos Fraser Island is an amazing place to visit and even if you can only fit in a 1 day tour I highly recommend you do, it'll be a trip you'll be sharing with friends and family for years to come!
The most comprehensive list of tours to compare and book is here at Fraser Island Tours
Scenic Flights over Fraser Coast
Hervey Bay Airport Urangan
Packages from $80 15min scenic flight
See the beautiful Great Sandy Straits, Hervey Bay and Fraser Island lakes, creeks and heritage listed terrain from the air to truly appreciate the beauty of this area. There are many options and packages available to suit all budgets. Checkout
Air Fraser Island
Sky Dive Hervey Bay/Fraser Island
For those who prefer an adrenalin rush this is the way to do it! Skydive over the Bay and Fraser Island. Either a single or tandem jump can be organised so why not have a go, as they say "Carpe Diem"!
Hire a Boat and DYI - Boab Boats
Hervey Bay Marina, Buccanneer Drive Urangan
Prices vary check website for more details
If the calm blue waters of the Bay are calling and you can't resist the urge to wet a line then hiring a boat from the range at Boab Boats would be the way to go! Spend the day your way on your time schedule and explore the Great Sandy Straits. With Beautiful Pelican Banks and Western Beaches of Fraser Island, such as Coongul Creek and if time allows Wathumba Creek, there are endless places to visit.
The fishing in Hervey Bay is awesome! If you're the kind of person who likes to be spoiled when you're on holidays or for a special occasion for your man, you can't go past a Fishing Charter on the Bay, where everything is done for you! From the rod, tackle and bait all ready to go to the cold drinks nibblies and lunch...all that's left is to bring in the catch!
Here's some of our favourites for you to check out
Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing
Lady Elliot Island
Lady Elliot Island is the southernmost coral cay of the Great Barrier Reef. It lies in a highly protected 'Green Zone' which means it has an abundance of wildlife and is home to over 1200 species marine life and unspoilt coral reef. It has an Eco Resort and is only accessible by Plane. There are many packages available, please check their website for more information. Lady Elliot Island