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.

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 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)
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 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 285 holiday rentals around Hervey Bay. From 183 Houses to 54 Condos/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.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Fraser Island: 359 holiday rentals
  • Indian Head: 18 holiday rentals
  • Eli Creek: 64 holiday rentals
  • Sandy Cape Lighthouse: 19 holiday rentals
  • Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum: 228 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Hervey Bay! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Fraser Island: 359 holiday homes
  • Burrum Heads: 112 holiday homes
  • Toogoom: 156 holiday homes
  • Woodgate: 107 holiday homes
  • Bargara: 68 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Hervey Bay are:

  • Hervey Bay Airport (HVB): 209 holiday houses
  • Orchid Beach Airport (OKB): 18 holiday houses
  • Maryborough Airport (MBH): 111 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Hervey Bay?

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

  • Indian Head: 18 holiday rentals
  • Eli Creek: 64 holiday rentals
  • Sandy Cape Lighthouse: 19 holiday rentals
  • Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum: 228 holiday rentals
  • Lake Allom: 66 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hervey Bay listed on Stayz 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 homes.