Fraser Coast - Do & See
The region offers plenty of activities to get your adrenalin going with hang gliding from the Carlo Sand Blow, racing on the Hervey Bay Go-kart Track or jet skiing along the coast.
The World Heritage listed Fraser Island seems - as its suitable Aboriginal name K’gari means – like a Paradise. The world’s biggest sand island is a haven for wildlife. Make sure you take a dip in Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby.
Mon Repos Beach near Bundaberg is a large turtle rookery. Watch nesting turtles from November to February while turtle hatchlings are from January to March.
Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum
Discover the region’s past through its goldmining era and history. Gympie was once cited as the "Town that saved Queensland from Bankruptcy". Learn why with over thirty display areashoused in fifteen buildings.
Maryborough – established in 1847 - is one of Queensland’s oldest and most charming towns, known for its beautiful colonial architecture. Thursdays are market days.
See Australian wildlife in natural settings at the Hervey Bay Nature World on Maryborough Rd, Pialba, or admire the sea-life in the living natural reef aquarium at Neptune’s Reef World on Pulgul St, Dayman Park, Urangan.
In Tin Can Bay you can feed dolphins between 7am-11am - It’s a truly unique experience!
Southern Reef Islands
These coral reefs and cays are easily accessible from the mainland and they each offer a different island experience. The diving is amazing and there are plenty of bird and turtle sanctuaries to admire.
Watch some of the world’s biggest and most fascinating animals. Most trips go from Hervey Bay - best from July to November when the whales migrate further north.
The coastal towns along the Fraser Coast offer plenty of water and air activities like diving, jet skiing, hang gliding, deep sea fishing, paragliding… you name it!