Destination guide

The charming city of Hervey Bay awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Hervey Bay. This city's restaurants, whale watching and boating attract many visitors, and its romantic and welcoming location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Hervey Bay

Do you want to find things to do in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Hervey Bay for its whale watching and boating. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Hervey Bay has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • WetSide Water Education Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Reefworld Aquarium (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hervey Bay

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hervey Bay is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Great Sandy Strait (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Lake McKenzie (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Central Station (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Burrum Coast National Park (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Hervey Bay

The nearest airport is in Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Hervey Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 285 holiday lettings near Hervey Bay. From 186 Houses to 56 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hervey Bay is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hervey Bay?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hervey Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • The Pinnacles: 48 holiday homes
  • Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum: 225 holiday homes
  • Maheno Shipwreck: 63 holiday homes
  • Indian Head: 18 holiday homes
  • Fraser Island: 339 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Hervey Bay! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hervey Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Hervey Bay with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Fraser Island: 339 holiday lettings
  • Woodgate: 102 holiday lettings
  • Burrum Heads: 106 holiday lettings
  • Fraser Coast: 397 holiday lettings
  • Great Sandy Strait: 368 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Hervey Bay?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Hervey Bay are:

  • Maryborough Airport (MBH): 84 self catering accommodations
  • Bundaberg Airport (BDB): 61 self catering accommodations
  • Orchid Beach Airport (OKB): 19 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Hervey Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Hervey Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Pinnacles: 48 holiday rentals
  • Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum: 225 holiday rentals
  • Maheno Shipwreck: 63 holiday rentals
  • Indian Head: 18 holiday rentals
  • Burrum Coast National Park: 151 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hervey Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.