Discover a selection of 196 holiday home rentals in Hervey Bay that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and air conditioning. Prices start at AU$ 99 per night, and holiday houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Hervey Bay. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy a great trip with holiday rentals at Hervey Bay

Located right along the Fraser Coast Region of Queensland, Hervey Bay is just 290 kilometres from Brisbane. It’s a great place for whale watching, water sports, calm beaches and recreational outdoor activities. There’s also excellent dining and shopping, as well as unique cultural experiences. From hiking and biking to fishing and boating, from romantic walks along the beach to outdoor adventure—it’s all right here. Whatever kind of holiday travel you’re looking for, you’ll find an outstanding experience with your holiday rentals near Hervey Bay.


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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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)
Day trips

Daylong excursions from Hervey Bay holiday rentals

You’ll discover your share of choices of day-long excursions to take from Hervey Bay holiday rentals. Book tours to discover turtles along the Great Sandy Straits Marine Park in a glass bottom boat. Go whale watching on a cruise in the ocean and learn why Hervey Bay is considered the whale watching capital of Australia. Take a dolphin watching cruise from Hervey Bay itself. You can also book a fishing expedition on Lake Borumba and catch freshwater fish to enjoy on a camping trip. Eco-camping trips into the surrounding mountains are also available and are a wonderful option for a day-long (or longer) getaway.

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

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 centre.

How to get around

Getting around Hervey Bay

Getting around Hervey Bay is a snap. Walking or biking are popular ways to enjoy the beach, bayside areas and other sights, but if you need to travel further, you can secure a car hire and take the opportunity to drive yourself. Bus and rail travel are also available to get around the city and for longer excursions into the countryside. You may even take a shuttle, bus or train to the bay itself after flying into Brisbane Airport. Wherever you need to travel in Hervey Bay, you’ll find the means to get there.

Essential info

What you need to know in your Hervey Bay holiday homes

Hervey Bay has a population of just around 53,000 residents, but swells to well over 100,000 and more during the high holiday season in December and January. Hervey Bay holiday homes offer proximity to a number of heritage-listed historic locations. The region has a mild climate with an average high temperature around 26.2°C, with an average low of 16.7°C. It’s famous as a region where humpback whales migrate annually along the cost between the months of April and October.

Good for couples

Romantic getaways near Hervey Bay holiday homes to rent

If you’re looking to take a honeymoon trip or other romantic getaway, Hervey Bay holiday homes to rent offer you great options. The Gold Coast is famed for its fun activities, stunning gold-sand beaches, exciting watersports and surfing. Mooloolaba along the Sunshine Coast offers cafes and dining, as well as a long stretch of sand and rock beach for romantic strolls. Noosa is surrounded by national parkland and is a great option for a secluded getaway. Fraser Island offers all the romance of an island getaway, including secluded locations, beautiful sunsets and even a real shipwreck.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Hervey Bay?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 196 holiday rentals around Hervey Bay. From 147 holiday houses to 41 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Hervey Bay is on Stayz.