Hervey Bay Tours

Hervey Bay
Referred to as the “Whale Watching Capital of the World,” Hervey Bay is blessed with tranquil beaches and a mild sub-tropical climate that make it a delight to visit year round.

It’s a relaxed and charming city that is popular with tourists who come to whale watch, swim, fish and explore the surrounding countryside including catching the ferry to Fraser Island.

There are plenty of activities for the whole family in Hervey Bay especially on those calm blue waters that are perfect for sailing, jet skiing, fishing and diving. There are plenty of activities inland as well such as golf, horse riding and sky diving. During the winter months from August to October there are the whales who use Hervey Bay as their winter playground.

Practical Info

Hervey Bay is 3.5 hours drive from Brisbane or under 1 hour by airplane. Plenty of bus companies pass through Hervey Bay and there is also a high-speed tilt train from Maryborough. If you're traveling to Fraser Island, you can catch the ferry or book a tour from here.
Address: Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia
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2-Day Fraser Island Tour from Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach

Named K’Gari (paradise) by the local Aborigines, Fraser Island features more than 100 freshwater lakes, extensive rainforest and giant sand dunes. Explore the island with an expert guide who leads rainforest walks at Pile Valley, Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek and the Hammerstone Sandblow, and provides swimming opportunities at Eli Creek, Lake McKenzie, the Champagne Pools and Lake Wabby. Stay overnight at a lodge on Seventy-Five Mile Beach, see the Pinnacles and Maheno shipwreck, and have the option to book a scenic sightseeing flight on this fun and informative 2-day tour.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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USD256.69
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Fraser Island by Boat from Hervey Bay Including Kayaking and Snorkeling

Enjoy swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing on UNESCO-listed Fraser Island with this full-day boat cruise, including hotel pick-up from Hervey Bay. Spot dolphins as you sail out to the island, swim with turtles at Wathumba creek, then discover the island’s wild side on a bush walk. After tucking into a delicious buffet lunch on-board (included), spend the rest of the afternoon kayaking, paddle boarding or snorkelling at the island’s beaches and bays. During the Hervey Bay whale season from mid-July to October, be on the look out for humpback whales and experience the thrill of getting up close to these majestic creatures as they frolic in the calm clear waters off Fraser Island.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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USD126.54
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Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Hervey Bay

Discover Fraser Island's highlights on a full-day tour with an experienced guide that includes time to swim in pristine lakes, hit the beach, and explore the rainforest. Visit iconic spots including Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, the Maheno shipwreck and the Pinnacles. Learn about the animal and plant life both on land and in the ocean, where dolphins, dugong, sharks and humpback whales can be spotted. Depart early from Hervey Bay and travel by 4WD-vehicle on this comprehensive Fraser Island tour.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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USD137.38
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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

Spot humpback whales swimming and playing in their natural environment on this 4-hour Hervey Bay catamaran cruise. Observe the majestic sea creatures using the boat’s underwater viewing windows or listen to the whales sing using the on-board hydrophones. Learn all about the gentle giants from your expert guide, then tuck into morning or afternoon tea as you watch the whales from deck.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD83.15
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