Well my favourite time of the year has arrived!!! August in Hervey Bay is all about Whales, Whales, Whales as the start of the migration period for the majestic Humpback Whales arrives! Hervey Bay as the capital of Whale Watching in Australia is the place to come and visit and with the whole month being planned to celebrate this special time of the year there is something for everyone on every weekend in August. Click here for the Events Calendar. Most events are Free entry or a small fee but there is plenty of free entertainment and activities throughout the events being planned.