HERVEY BAY AUSTRALIA
HERVEY BAY INTRODUCTION
Hervey Bay is one of Australia's best natural holiday destinations, with a reputation as a safe and relaxing playground.
Hervey Bay Australia has become famous for sightings of the majestic humpback whales as their return to the Antarctic. From August to October, the whales frolic in the warm sheltered waters of the Hervey Bay and Fraser Island, Australia, putting on a spectacular display for their admirers.
Celebrating the return of the humpback whales each year, Hervey Bay stages a Whale Festival for two weeks in August. An aquatic carnival, including an illuminated procession of floats, is the highlight of this fun-filled fortnight.
There is much more to Hervey Bay than Whale Watching, with many attractions centered around Hervey Bay's safe sheltered waters and golden beaches. Indeed, Hervey Bay has established itself as the centre of the Great Sandy Region, which has been World Heritage Listed.
The Queensland Central City District of Hervey Bay stretches from Gatakers Bay to River Heads, taking in the coastal resorts of Point Vernon, Pialba, Scarness, Torquay and Urangan. Howard, Torbanlea, Toogoom , Burrum Heads, River Heads and Booral are also within the boundaries of Hervey Bay municipality.
Australia boating and fishing enthusiasts will find Hervey Bay a treat with: estuary, beach, jetty or reef fishing, and a variety of water sports including diving, water and jet skiing, sailboarding and snorkelling.
from one of Hervey Bay's landmarks, the Urangan Pier, is a popular
pastime and a glass bottomed boat provides great
of the coral
reefs found in Hervey Bay, Australia.